Cover image for Superman isn't Jewish : (but I am....kinda) / Jimmy Bemon & Émilie Boudet ; Nanette McGuinness, translation.
Title:
Superman isn't Jewish : (but I am....kinda) / Jimmy Bemon & Émilie Boudet ; Nanette McGuinness, translation.
Title Variants:
Superman is not Jewish (but I am...kinda)
ISBN:
9781594655982
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, CA : Life Drawn, an imprint of Humanoids, Inc. [2018]
Physical Description:
109 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Chiefly illustrations.

"First published in France under the title Superman n'est pas juif (...et moi un peu)."
Abstract:
"Benjamin would always proudly say, "I'm Jewish. Like Superman!" Assuminging that Judaism is some kind of super power and Hebrew is akin to the Kryptonian language, Benjamin believes each of his family members is a superhero. Until, like Krypton, his world is shattered. After learning of the link between being circumcised and his religion, Ben decides to hide his heritage from everyone. Caught between the desire to avoid disappointing his Jewish father and his desire to understand his Catholic mother, Ben has to find a way to abandon his secret identity for a very public one. Humorous, timeless and universal, this personal and poignant story of acceptance and understanding shows how we all must learn to love the hero within ourselves."--Amazon.com.
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Benjamin would always proudly say, 'I'm Jewish. Like Superman!' Assuming that Judaism is some kind of super power and Hebrew is akin to the Kryptonian language, Benjamin believes each of his family members is a superhero. Until, like Krypton, his world is shattered. After learning of the link between being circumcised and his religion, Ben decides to hide his heritage from everyone. Caught between the desire to avoid disappointing his Jewish father and his desire to under-stand his Catholic mother, Ben has to find a way to abandon his secret identity for a very public one. Humorous, timeless and universal, this personal and poignant story of acceptance and understanding shows how we all must learn to love the hero within ourselves.