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For the question of Prof. Benjamin Braude - regarding the motif of Torah as bride of Israel -
1. Tamar Kadari, Tokho Ratzuf Ahava: Al haTorah KeRaaya biDershot HaTannatim leShir HaShirim, Tarbiz 71 (2002), pp. 391-404.
2. Arthur Green, Bride, Spouse, Daughter: Images of the Feminine in Jewish Religious Literature, in: Susannah Heschel, ed., On Being a Jewish Feminist, Schocken, New York, pp. 248-260.
I have the impression that this information can clarify it further:
The Kolbo Herem went in the modern time a kind of transmutation - and is called today Pulsa deNura; Ceremony that according to the study of Zion Zohar in modern Judeism is nothing more than a renewed ritual – based on the old Kolbo Herem - invented by the Eda Haredit.
See: Zion Zohar, Pulsa De-Nura: The Innovation of Modern Magic and Ritual, Modern Judaism, 27:1 (2007) pp. 72-99.
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