Monday, December 13, 2010

Hebrew odes to Vampires and pretentious wearers of two pairs of tefillin from the 1850s.

Joseph Almanzi's 1858 collection of Hebrew poetry נזם זהב includes a few poems about some interesting subjects.

Vampires (subtitled "Between the Dead and the Living"):

People, in his time primarily Chassidim, who wear Rabbenu Tam tefillin:

An ode to cigarettes:

See here for more about Almanzi.

1 comment:

  1. From vampires to werewolves:



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