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Golem: The Mysterious Clay Monster of Jewish Lore

Episode 12 | 6m 16s

Made from clay and animated by the sacred word of G-d, the golem of Jewish origin has evolved from a 6th-century meditation of creation, to a source of labor, and finally, an avenging symbol of redemption. The golem many people recognize today wasn’t invented until the 19th century--but how did it become so influential?

Aired: 08/02/19

Rating: NR

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