Author Talk: Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Superman is the most famous character in the world. He’s the first superhero, an American icon — and he’s Jewish! Author Roy Schwartz discusses his new book, "Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero," exploring the underlying themes of a beloved modern mythology in a fascinating and entertaining journey through Jewish tradition, American history, and comic book lore, sure to give readers a newfound appreciation for the Mensch of Steel!

Detail from the book cover of "Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero," by Roy Schwartz.

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