The Golem

The Golem

by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Uri Shulevitz
     
 

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From time to time, according to legend, a truly holy man may be empowered to fashion to golem out of clay, inscribe his forehead with the sacred name of God, and send the living effigy forth to save the Jews.

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From time to time, according to legend, a truly holy man may be empowered to fashion to golem out of clay, inscribe his forehead with the sacred name of God, and send the living effigy forth to save the Jews.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
PW described the Nobel laureate's interpretation of a Jewish legend as "stunning," adding that the black-and-white drawings are "superb."Ages 5-up. (Oct.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374427467
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
10/29/1996
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile:
960L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 14, 1904
Date of Death:
July 24, 1991
Place of Birth:
Radzymin, Poland
Place of Death:
Surfside, Florida
Education:
Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27

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