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Jewish Superheroes! [Feb. 20th, 2007|02:20 pm]
Building Jewish Bridges:Bay Area Interfaith
What does Superman have to do with Samson? Was Batman of Gotham really Golem of Prague? Did you know that a majority of the early comic book creators were Jewish?

Hear local comic book expert Rabbi Harry Manhoff talk about the secret “Jewish-ness” of your favorite comic book characters, and how their stories are part of both the Jewish folklore tradition and the story of immigrant assimilation at

Jewish Superheroes
Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley

Rabbi Manhoff, of Temple Beth Sholom, San Leandro, has been collecting and lecturing about Jews and comic books for the past ten years, so he knows of that which he speaks. For more information, call Dawn Kepler, Building Jewish Bridges, 510-839-2900 ext. 347.