The Hebraish Webslinger

Nextbook reports,

“For years people have speculated that Peter [Parker] was sort of crypto-Jewish,” says Michael Chabon, reflecting on Spiderman’s alter ego. “You know, living with his uncle Ben and aunt May in Queens.” After the first film, Alan Oirich suggested Stan Lee‘s comic “mirrors the consciousness of Jewish activists,” writes Jay Stone. With the sequel, some rabbis hear Biblical echoes: “From Adam and Eve onward, there is the idea that we are endowed with unique power,” says David Stern. “The power automatically entails responsibility.”

Funny, I thought Spiderman was a Hindu. But hey, as long as it’s not this guy [NSFF] they’re talking about…

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