S.Y. Agnon’s Passover Horror Story https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/arts-culture/2017/04/s-y-agnons-passover-horror-story/

April 14, 2017 | S.Y. Agnon
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In “The Tale of Rabbi Gadiel,” the Nobel-Prize-winning Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, employing his signature pseudo-folktale style, draws on the books of Jonah and Esther, kabbalistic lore, and the legends of Elijah the Prophet to tell the story of a Tom Thumb-like rabbi who saves the Jews of his town from a blood libel. Herewith, Marcela Sulak’s reading of an excerpt of the story, translated by Evelyn Abel. (Audio, 8 minutes.)

Read more on TLV1: https://tlv1.fm/israel-in-translation/2017/04/12/tradition-distorted-s-y-agnons-passover-tale/