Jewish Themes in Star Trek

Jewish Themes in Star Trek

by Rabbi Yonassan Gershom
     
 
Rabbi Gershom takes you where no rabbi has gone before! You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy this well-researched and reader-friendly journey into Jewish themes, actors, writers, in-jokes and subtexts in the Star Trek Universe. Inspired by a class he taught at the Minneapolis Talmud Torah, the book explores such things as:
The Jewish origin of the Vulcan salute;

Overview

Rabbi Gershom takes you where no rabbi has gone before! You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy this well-researched and reader-friendly journey into Jewish themes, actors, writers, in-jokes and subtexts in the Star Trek Universe. Inspired by a class he taught at the Minneapolis Talmud Torah, the book explores such things as:
The Jewish origin of the Vulcan salute; How Vulcan culture is based on rabbinical Judaism;
"Who is a Jew" among Trek characters in episodes, movies and the novels; How Talmudic logic helped expand the Star Trek universe; Why Ferengi values are NOT Jewish values -- and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781458397683
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
03/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
679,985
File size:
2 MB

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