About the Author

Alan E. Oirich

Alan Oirich writes on Jewish issues, film, and superheroes - in this case, simultaneously. He is the creator of the Jewish Hero Corps, the Comic Book team residing at www.jewishsuperhero.com


The Man of Steel has always been Jewish, and in his newest film, Superman returns to his roots

A Family of Heroes

There's a little bit of Judah Maccabee in the Academy Award nominated film, "The Incredibles."

Spider-Man on the Roof

The creator of a Jewish superhero comic book series weaves a web between Spider-Man 2 and Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof. Fasten your seatbelts…


Spider-Man mirrors the consciousness of Jewish activists. So says the creator of a Jewish superhero comic series.

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