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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19911025
A collector of Jewish tales of the supernatural, Schwartz explains the origin of the Lilith myth and the place of sensual tales about demons and superstition in Jewish religion and mythology. He also reads scary stories from LILITH'S CAVE.
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