Paper Trail   

JL;DR SUMMARY A collection of unpublished letters from the hidden mekubalim of Tel Aviv in the 1950s and 1960s sheds light on the spiritual struggles of figures like the Streetsweeper, the Shoemaker, the Painter, the Milkman, and renowned rabbis who guarded their secrets. A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least, that was the handle his lovin' parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. Now, Dude, that's a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about the Dude that didn't make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived, likewise. But then again, maybe that's why I found the place s'durned innarestin'.

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