"This doubling brings to mind the myth of the Golem from Jewish folklore, a anthropomorphic creature created from mud, by a pious person and animated either by writing one of the names of God on its forehead, or placing a slip of paper in its mouth sometimes known as a shem, or more significantly for the purpose of this article, writing the word emet (אמת, "truth" or reality in the Hebrew language) on its forehead."
"Its purpose is to explain where the amazing heroes of the past, the “men of renown” anshei shem, came from: they had no known ancestry from the line of Enoch and Methuselah and so forth, but they must have come from somewhere."
"I can finally thank the esteemed state of New York for the proper son of shem, Al Franken. —"
"He honestly believed that Jesus was the physical manifestation of the force refered to as “shem hammephorash” by the ancient jews."