Program Details*


Magic and Demons in Jewish Lore and Law


Magic, demons, and all other things supernatural have been hovering about Jewish tradition from the time of the Bible. Join Barbara Barnett (who is a cantor (Hazzan) and member of the Jewish clergy) as she explores this little-known aspect of Jewish thought, which also just happens to be the subject of her latest novel!

Presenter’s Name

Barbara Barnett

Presenter’s Website

Presenter’s Bio

Barbara Barnett is an award-winning novelist and executive editor of Blogcritics Magazine. Her novel The Apothecary's Curse won the prestigious Bram Stoker Award for debut novel in 2017. The sequel, Alchemy of Glass, has won critical acclaim and her non-fiction examination of House, MD, Chasing Zebras has now been published in four languages.She is working on novel #3 called Goldfarb's Demons, an urban fantasty-near future novel that takes place on Chicago's North Side.

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the HalloweeM Program Booklet.

Date Time

Thursday, October 28th at 7:30 PM US/CDT


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