‘Is Superman Circumcised?’ by author Roy Schwartz delves deep into the Bible, golems and immigrant narratives.
The years 1923 and 1924 saw a phenomenon in the United States: tours by Siegmund Breitbart, known as “The Jewish Superman,” across North America.
If his story is a Moses parallel, it’s one that inverts the story so that it’s about assimilation, rather than liberation.
If your weekend plans allow for some exploring, read on for the best events this weekend in New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.
DC Comics’ newest writer says that the choices he has made for his new Superman series are “deeply connected to [the character’s] origins.
Jews created the superhero genre, so why are there so few Jewish superheroes?
A couple of young Jewish comic artists were inspired to create Superman by a vaudeville strongman named Breitbart (not that Breitbart).
Wonder Woman. Has. A. Sword.
This week, 73 North American rabbis will be missing something when they go to Shabbat services: their hair.
Dozens of rabbis will shave their heads at the Reform movement’s rabbinical conference in Chicago, in memory of 8-year-old ‘Superman Sam,” who died of leukemia this weekend.