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 these 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!
Roy Schwartz is the author of Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero and the middle grade fantasy The Darkness in Lee’s Closet and the Others Waiting There. Originally from Israel, Roy has written for newspapers, magazines, websites, academic organizations, law firms, tech companies, toy companies, and production studios. He has taught English and writing at the City University of New York and is a former writer-in-residence fellow at the New York Public Library. When not writing, he is the director of marketing and business development of a regional law firm. He can be found at royschwartz.com and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as @RealRoySchwartz.