The magical manuscripts of Oriental Jews

With Professor Gidi Bohak of Tel Aviv University. A survey of manuscripts and practical Kabbalah produced by Jews from Morocco, Syria, Iraq, Kurdistan, Yemen and others and their significance for Jewish culture and the Jewish magical tradition since antiquity. Illustrated by images of oriental Jewish magical manuscripts, amulets and other objects.

Gideon Bohak graduated from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem and from Princeton University. He is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at the Department of Jewish Culture and Religious Studies at Tel Aviv University.


Wednesday 11 November
Spiro Ark Centre, 25–26 Enford St, W1
7.30pm

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