Vader: Half Jew

By Eli Valley

Published March 25, 2010, issue of April 02, 2010.

Eli Valley explores the “Star Wars” universe through the lens of Jewish continuity, intermarriage and communal policy.

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Eli Valley is finishing his first novel. His column, “Comics Rescued From a Burning Synagogue in Bialystok and Hidden in a Salt Mine Until After the War,” appears monthly in the Forward. His Web site is

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