Friday, September 19, 2008

A GOLEM-RELATED INSTITUTE is opening in Prague, as reported, appropriately enough, by Monsters and Critics:
Institute dedicated to legendary Golem creator opens in Prague
Europe News

Sep 18, 2008, 14:14 GMT

Prague - An academic institute dedicated to a legendary 16th- Century Jewish scholar Rabbi Judah Loew, also known as the Maharal of Prague, was opening in Prague Thursday.

The Maharal Institute plans to educate future rabbis, introducing them to Talmud, Jewish law, ethics and mysticism as well as to Loew's writings, said institute collaborator Tomas Jelinek.

For past posts on golems see here, here, here, here, here, and here.

UPDATE (22 September): More here.