The X-Files: Season 4, Episode 15

Kaddish (16 Feb. 1997)
"The X Files" Kaddish (original title)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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After a Jewish man was murdered in a Jewish community, his killers are found murdered too. Mulder and Scully have to determine whether someone is extracting vengeance or larger forces are at work.

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Scully and Mulder investigate a series of murders that began with the beating and shooting of a young Orthodox Jew named Isaac Luria by a gang of young men. One of those men, 16 year-old Tony Oliver, has since been strangled by someone - or something - with Isaac Luria's fingerprints. With rumors that Luria has risen from the dead to seek his revenge, the two remaining killers dig up his grave and find his body in the casket. One of them is killed however. They suspect that Luria's father-in-law, Jacob Weiss, might somehow be involved in the revenge killings but Mulder thinks the solution lies elsewhere - in the legend of the Golem. Written by garykmcd

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The communal wedding ring was a real Jewish relic owned by a rabbi who survived the Holocaust. In fact, the rabbi had used it to wed two of writer/ producer Howard Gordon's friends. See more »

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In opening burial scene, Hasidim are saying Kaddish, the Aramaic prayer for the dead with the Sephardic pronunciation, which no Hasidim ever used. See more »

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Stupid Characters - Untrue Information - Terrible Acting
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As an orthodox Jew (who has not always been) it is always both hilarious and baffling how Hollywood and all other studios can never get it right when depicting orthodox Jews. The pronunciation of keys words such as Tatte being said as "tah tay" is ridiculous! For goodness sake people get a real orthodox person as a consultant PLEASE!!!. If only they could create something really exciting to depict the stories of the Golem with realistic Jewish characters. If only Steven Spielberg would take up a project like this. Maybe it would be done right. Even the facts of creating a Golem was never done this was 2000 years ago. Not unless you are thinking of the source of Sanhedrin 65b. They should have base their sources much later with the Maharal of Prague. Even the name Isaac Luria, supposedly based on the "Ari" is so off. I was so hoping for something believable. This was awfully fake, as most depictions of religious Jews are.


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