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On the Creation of New Folktales: A Look Into the Jewish Traditions in Goblins of Knottingham

In The Goblins of Knottingham, Rabbi Zoe Klein weaves together deeply familiar tropes from Jewish tradition to create a modern folktale of children learning to recognize their capacity for problem solving and self-determination.

The Genesis of Adam's Animals

Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz is the director of the Jewish Publication Society, and the author of the forthcoming book "Adam's Animals."