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The Cubs and the Kabbalist

How a Kabbalah-Master Helped the Chicago Cubs Win Their First World Series Since 1908

by Byron L. Sherwin

  • 289 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by West Oak Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Sports,
  • Fiction / Sports,
  • Religious - General,
  • Cabala,
  • Chicago Cubs (Baseball team),
  • World Series (Baseball)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8587910M
    ISBN 100976487403
    ISBN 109780976487401

      In Byron’s only novel, The Cubs and the Kabbalist, published in , the narrative is semiautobiographical: Rabbi Jay Loeb is convinced that his wife, .   Rabbi Elyashiv, a relentless Torah scholar whose strict rulings sought to resist modernity Born into a home steeped in Jewish mysticism years ago, the revered rabbi’s life led him to fierce. Metatron is also mentioned in the Pseudepigrapha, most prominently in the Hebrew Book of Enoch (also called Third Enoch), in which his grand title, "the lesser YHVH" resurfaces. According to Johann Eisenmenger, Metatron transmits the daily orders of God to the angels Gabriel and Sammael.


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