Archive for the "Jewish monsters" Category

Toronto Jewish Film Festival and Jewish Horror

Carl Rosenberg, a reader of this blog, made me aware of an interesting facet of the 22nd Toronto Jewish Film Festival. It features a section on horror titled "The Search for a Jewish Horror Film: Golems, Dybbuks and Other Movie Monsters." This is described as follows and features the following films: With a series of […]

Lilith in Folklore and the Bible

A brief but interesting item in this post. In keeping up with ongoing elements and developments in biblical studies I came across a blog I hadn't read before. It included a post titled "Lilith in the Bible and Jewish Folklore." Readers may have heard of Lilith from Jewish folklore with the idea that she was […]

Jewish Monstrosity

For those who may have come to this post via a search engine or link on a website or blog expecting to find something anti-Semitic you'll be disappointed. Instead, I want to draw the reader's attention to the recent discussion of various monsters from Jewish folklore, religion, and myth. In the West we tend to […]

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