Harry Potter Frenzy: Day 3

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Today’s offering of Harry Potter is a look at the new book Harry Potter and the Torah. No, it’s not a mysterious eighth book in the official Rowling series. Rather, in his commentary of HP and Judaism, author Dov Krulwich asks us:

Do you know that there are Jewish perspectives on mudbloods, owl post, ghosts, magic wands, the rights of magical creatures, and avada kedavra? (MORE)

(It’s okay. I recognize that some of our readers may not know what a mudblood is. There’s always time to learn.)

If you’re interested in a preview, check out this excerpt from the Washington Jewish Week on whether Dumbledore‘s bird Fawkes the Phoenix made it on to Noah‘s Ark.

Posted on July 18, 2007

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