Author: jewishbooks

Is Super­man Cir­cum­cised? by Roy Schwartz

Is Super­man Cir­cum­cised? by Roy Schwartz

The Com­plete Jew­ish His­to­ry of the World’s Great­est Hero SUPERMAN is the most famous character in the world. He’s the first superhero, an American icon—and he’s Jewish! Introduced in June 1938, the Man of...

How the Soviet Jew Was Made by Sasha Senderovich

How the Soviet Jew Was Made by Sasha Senderovich

A close reading of postrevolutionary Russian and Yiddish literature and film recasts the Soviet Jew as a novel cultural figure: not just a minority but an ambivalent character navigating between the Jewish past and...

Mighty Inside by Sundee T. Frazier

Mighty Inside by Sundee T. Frazier

Melvin Robinson wants a strong, smooth, He-Man voice that lets him say what he wants, when he wants—especially to his crush Millie Takazawa, and Gary Ratliff, who constantly puts him down. But the thought...