Path of Life Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel (ca. 1525–1609)


English text. Exhibition catalogue. Summary: The idea of Rabbi Loew as the personification of the mystery of the ghetto, a miracle worker, mathematician and creator of an artificial being may not be historically grounded but it has provided immense inspiration for literature, drama and art. The first part focuses on the historical Rabbi Loew and the authentic traditions connected with him, while the second part looks at the Rabbi Loew’s legacy and the origin of the legends that are linked to his name.
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Vydavateľstvo: Židovské muzeum v Praze