Batman

I Am Vengeance. I Am The Night. I Am... Jewish?

Through an accident of fate (and plot holes), could Batman have just been made a member of the tribe?

Batwoman #25 (art by Trevor McCarthy, Jim Fern, Tom Nguyen, Jay Leisten, Patrick Olliffe, Andrea Mutti). Via AfterEllen.com

Denver Jews Reach Out To Help Aurora Shooting Victims

07/24/2012
JTA

As Colorado and the nation tried to absorb the tragic massacre in a suburban Denver movie theater, local synagogues conducted special prayers and the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado launched a response fund for the victims and their families.

Alleged Batman Shooter Worked At Calif. Jewish Summer Camp

07/22/2012

The alleged shooter who killed 12 at a crowded Colorado screning of "Dark Knight Rises" worked at a Jewish summer camp for underprivileged children.

James Holmes spent a summer working as a counselor for Camp Max Straus in Glendale, Calif., which is run by Jewish Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday.

Alleged Batman Shooter Worked At Calif. Jewish Summer Camp

07/22/2012

The alleged shooter who killed 12 at a crowded Colorado screning of "Dark Knight Rises" worked at a Jewish summer camp for underprivileged children.

James Holmes spent a summer working as a counselor for Camp Max Straus in Glendale, Calif., which is run by Jewish Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday.

“Avengers” Stays True To Anti-Totalitarian Theme Of Comics' Origins

Books have been written about the role of many immigrant-offspring Jews in creating the comic book universe and such colorful, tights-clad denizens as Superman, Spiderman and Captain America. So there’s no point in predictable shepping nachas about how The Tribe has helped capture the imagination of three generations with inspiring tales of preserving truth, justice and the American Way.

Marvel's latest blockbuster, "The Avengers," pits a group of heroes against a would-be dictator from another world.
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