Fantasies, fairytales and mystical stories preserve the unity of human life. They show that divine and super-natural forces are quite human and natural; or vice versa: that the human and natural are really integrated in a cosmos that allows for anything in the human or divine imagination.
Especially famous among the Kabbalists toward the end of the sixteenth century was “Der Hohe Rabbi Low” to whom Jewish folk-legend ascribed the fashioning of the Golem in the attic of the Gothic-styled ‘Altneuschul’. Even though he has been dead for so many years, he is still known as the Rabbi of Prague. His chair is still present in the synagogue and there are thousands of legends about him.
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