Baḥya ben Asher, magic, science, and church bells.
Elisha ben Gad’s Tree of Knowledge.
Houdini’s was the prototypically self-made American tale. But even while turning himself into the world’s greatest breaker of constraints, he remained a proudly identified Jew.
By slaughtering roosters on an airplane.
A Large Volume of Virtues, Medicines, Amulets, and Fortunes.
Demons, The Sword of Moses, and Judaism.
The Babylonian Talmud contains a vast wealth of information about the Jewish society that, from the 3rd to 7th century, produced it, but historians have. . .