Roy Schwartz

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Meet Roy Schwartz

CanvasRebel ● August 4, 2022

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Οι πραγματικοί άνθρωποι πίσω από τους αγαπημένους μας υπερήρωες

Fortune Greece ● August 2, 2022

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Superman’s Golden Age Success is Thanks to His WWI Tribute Covers

Screen Rant ● July 16, 2022

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Shazam’s Name Is Misunderstood By Even His Biggest Fans

Screen Rant ● July 14, 2022

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Superman Was A Better Fundraiser For America Than Uncle Sam

Screen Rant ● July 14, 2022

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Wonder Woman’s Classic Origin Is Actually Based on Jewish Folklore

Screen Rant ● July 13, 2022

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Superman Was The First Hero To Beat Up Hitler, Not Captain America

Screen Rant ● July 13, 2022

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COMIC CULTURE: Roy Schwartz, Comics Historian

PBS ● May 29 (aired), July 7 (online), 2022 (video interview)

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Roy Schwartz Interview!

Traversing the Stars ● June 24, 2022 (video interview)

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Is Super­man Cir­cum­cised?: The Com­plete Jew­ish His­to­ry of the World’s Great­est Hero [Review]

Jewish Book Council ● June 22, 2022

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Meet Roy Schwartz | Author, journalist, pop culture historian and critic

Shoutout SoCal ● June 21, 2022

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The flying crime-fighting Jew?

Australian Jewish News ● June 21, 2022

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Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World's Greatest Hero by Roy Schwartz [review]

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Interview with Roy Schwartz: Is Superman Circumcised?

Son of Jeddah ● April 28, 2022 (video interview)

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Pop Goes the Culture

Lifeslices podcast ● April 25, 2022

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Book Review: Is Superman Circumcised?

Son of Jeddah ● April 24, 2022

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Roy Schwartz (Writer of Is Superman Circumcised?...) Interview

IzzyVerse ● April 14, 2022 (video interview)

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Episode 119: The Complete Jewish History of Superman with Roy Schwartz

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Convention Recap: Big Apple Comic Con

Scoop ● April 1, 2022

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Is Superman Jewish? Here’s why it matters

Unpacked ● March 18, 2022

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Book Review: Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero

Reform Judaism Magazine ● March 13, 2022

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Top 10 Bizarre Awards You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Listverse ● March 13, 2022

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THE STRANGE HISTORY OF THE ODDEST TITLE OF THE YEAR

Book Riot ● February 21, 2022

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Is superman circumsised? The complete Jewish history of the world’s greatest hero [Review]

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[REVIEW] ‘IS SUPERMAN CIRCUMCISED? THE COMPLETE JEWISH HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST HERO’

Geek'd Out ● February 16, 2022

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Is Superman Circumcised? An interview with the author, Roy Schwartz

MiGeekeasy ● February 16, 2022

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IS SUPERMAN CIRCUMCISED? [Review]

Kabooooom! ● February 3, 2022

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IS IT A BIRD? NO, IT’S A BOOK

Jewish News ● January 19, 2022 (UK)

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So, is Superman circumcised? Book says that if he’s Jewish…

The Jewish Star ● January 19, 2022

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‘IS SUPERMAN CIRCUMCISED? THE COMPLETE JEWISH HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST HERO’ (REVIEW)

Forces of Geek ● January 7, 2022 (review)

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Cohn’s Comic Corner: Issue #1

St. Louis Jewish Light ● January 6, 2022

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“Is Superman Circumcised?” gana concurso del título más extraño del año

Fortaleza de la Soledad ● January 6, 2022 (Costa Rica)

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Is Superman Circumcised? Do popular superheroes express deep Jewish values, internal struggles & aspirations for a better world?

Vision Magazine ● December 30, 2021 (podcast interview)

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יניר קוזין

גל"צ ● December 27, 2021 (48:47–52:23. Radio interview. Israel)

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Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero. Schwartz, Roy. McFarland, 2021. 374 pp. $45.00 paper.

The Journal of Popular Culture ● December 17, 2021 (review)

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Last month was stranger than lips on a woodpecker!

Toronto Star/Niagara This Week ● December 15, 2021 (Canada)

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Let’s lighten up, Port Townsend! | Mann Overboard

Port Townsend Leader ● December 15, 2021

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What happened to our new Roaring ’20s?

CNN.com ● December 12, 2021

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Did You Know There’s A Prize Given Every Year For “Oddest Book Title”? Well, Here Are The Winners (24 Pics)

Better Book Titles ● December 10, 2021 (blog)

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Met een beetje goede wil kun je aan een deskundige vragen: ‘Maar wat zégt dit over ons?’

de Volkskrant ● December 10, 2021 (Netherlands)

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Moment of the Week

The Irish Times ● December 10, 2021 (Ireland)

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Did You Know There’s A Prize Given Every Year For “Oddest Book Title”? Well, Here Are The Winners (24 Pics)

Better Book Titles ● December 10, 2021 (blog)

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גם כן תרבות - השורשים היהודיים של סופרמן

כאן - תאגיד השידור הישראלי ● December 10, 2021 (42:18–51:04. Radio interview. Israel)

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Un libro su Superman ha vinto il premio per il “titolo più bizzarro”

Fumetto Logica ● December 10, 2021 (Italy)

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With Further Ado #175: Ed’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Pop Culture Squad ● December 9, 2021

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Chanukah, my friend Brad and ‘The Jew News Review’

The Courier-Gazette ● December 9, 2021

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Исследование «Обрезан ли Супермен?» получило награду за самое странное название

Канобу ● December 8, 2021 (Russia)

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Moncrieff: Is Superman Circumcised?

Newstalk ● December 8, 2021 (Radio interview. Ireland.)

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Книга Роя Шварца «Обрезан ли Супермен?» получила премию за самый необычный заголовок

Мел ● December 7, 2021 (Russia)

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Things happen

Bloomberg ● December 7, 2021

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Книга Роя Шварца «Обрезан ли Супермен?» получила премию за самый необычный заголовок

STMEGI Новости ● December 7, 2021 (Russia)

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Книгата „Обрязан ли е Супермен?“ спечели конкурса за най-странни заглавия за 2021 г.

e-vestnik ● December 7, 2021 (Bulgaria)

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Ternyata, Superman Itu Orang Yahudi dan Disunat

REQnews ● December 6, 2021 (Indonesia)

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LIVE at Hanukkon! “Is Superman Circumcised?” An Interview with Author Roy Schwartz

Funny, They Don't Look Jewish! ● December 6, 2021 (podcast interview)

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Dave & Chuck the Freak: Tasty Bits Podcast 12-06-21

96k-rock ● December 6, 2021 (26:14–33:12. Radio/podcast)

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Is Superman Circumcised? Wins Oddest Book Title Of The Year

Bleeding Cool ● December 6, 2021 (UK)

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“Is Superman Circumcised?” Wins Contest for Oddest Book Title of the Year

Superman Super Site ● December 5, 2021

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גם כן תרבות האם סופרמן היה נימול

כאן - תאגיד השידור הישראלי ● December 6, 2021 (radio interview. Israel)

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‘Is Superman Circumcised?’ Oddest Book Title and Unexpected Take on Superhero’s Origins

Sputnik International ● December 5, 2021 (Russia)

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As It Happens: Is Superman Circumcised? beats ‘stiff’ competition to win oddest book title prize

CBC Radio ● December 6, 2021 (radio interview. Canada)

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Yılın En Tuhaf Başlıklı Kitabı Belli Oldu: “Superman Sünnetli mi?”

Kayıp Rıhtım ● December 5, 2021 (Turkey)

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Study Is Superman circumcised? is the winner of the selection for the strangest book of the year

News Fox 24 ● December 4, 2021 (Indonesia)

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The Jew News Review – December 4, 2021 – Superman circumcised and a Bat Mitzvah for the ages

Jew News Review ● December 4, 2021 (blog)

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«¿Superman está circuncidado?» Gana el concurso del título de libro más extraño del año

Mundo Superman ● December 4, 2021 (Spain)

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Is Superman Circumcised? wins Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller ● December 3, 2021 (UK)

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Is Superman Circumcised? wins oddest book title of the year award

The Guardian ● December 3, 2021 (UK)

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New book wins award for ‘oddest book title of the year’

The Hill ● December 3, 2021

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‘Is Superman Circumcised?’ Wins Diagram Prize

Kirkus Reviews ● December 3, 2021

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And the Oddest Book Title of the Year goes to . . .

Literary Hub ● December 3, 2021

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Chi è il vincitore del premio per il libro con il titolo più strano dell’anno

Rivista Studio ● December 3, 2021 (Italy)

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È “Superman è circonciso?” il titolo più strano del 2021

La Stampa ● December 3, 2021 (Italy)

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Está escolhido o livro com o título mais estranho de 2021

Sábado ● December 3, 2021 (Portugal)

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Ist Superman beschnitten? gewinnt den Preis für den seltsamsten Buchtitel des Jahres | Bücher

Gettotext.com ● December 3, 2021 (Germany)

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ME I WANT A HULA HOOP – THIS WEEK’S LINKS

The Comics Journal ● December 3, 2021

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The award for the strangest book title of the year goes to ...

Printveela ● December 3, 2021

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‘Is Superman Circumcised?’ ranked oddest book title of 2021

The Jerusalem Post ● December 3, 2021

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Is Superman circumcised? wins strangest book title of the year award | Books

X99News ● December 3, 2021 (Australia)

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„Czy Superman jest obrzezany?” z nagrodą dla Najdziwniejszego Tytułu Książki 2021 roku

Booklips ● December 3, 2021 (Poland)

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NAGRADA THE DIAGRAM “Je li Superman obrezan?” proglašena izdanjem s najčudnijim imenom u 2021. godini

Jutarnjim ● December 3, 2021 (Croatia)

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Episode 134- “The Jewish Kirby!”

Jacked Kirby ● December 2, 2021 (podcast interview)

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The Washington Post Book Club

The Washington Post ● November 19, 2021

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The World

NPR ● November 18, 2021 (13:20-15:55. Radio/podcast)

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IT’S TIME TO STOP BEING SURPRISED THAT COMICS ARE JEWISH

Book Riot ● November 18, 2021

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Głosowanie na najdziwniej zatytułowaną książkę. Nominowano wyłącznie wydawnictwa naukowe

Kopalnia Wiedzy ● November 16, 2021 (Poland)

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Roy Schwartz Interview | Author of ‘Is Superman Circumcised?’

Son of Jeddah podcast ● November 14, 2021 (video interview. Saudi Arabia)

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Oddest Book Title of the Year Competition Reveals Funny, Barely Safe for Work Shortlist

The Mary Sue ● November 11, 2021

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Super-weird books all set for title fight

Daily Mirror ● November 5, 2021 (UK)

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As It Happens with Carol Off, Chris Howden

CBC Radio ● November 5, 2021 (38:00–45:25. Radio. Canada)

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Shortlist for Oddest Book Title Award Is Revealed

Kirkus Reviews ● November 5, 2021

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Премія Diagram за найдивнішу назву книжки оголосила список номінантів 2021 року. Про це йдеться на сайті співзасновника нагороди, журналу The Bookseller.

Читомо ● November 5, 2021 (Ukraine)

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Camels, curves, circumcised Superman: here are the finalists for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.

Literary Hub ● November 5, 2021 (blog)

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Is Superman Circumcised? favourite to win Oddest book title of the year

The Guardian ● November 5, 2021 (UK)

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The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year 2021 Shortlist is Revealed

The Bookseller ● November 5, 2021 (UK)

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With Further Ado #170 : Is Superman Jewish?

Pop Culture Squad ● November 3, 2021 (review)

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Reel Sources - The Origins of Superheroes - Special Guest: Author Roy Schwartz

Reel Sources ● November 3, 2021 (video interview. UK)

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Look, up on the shelf! Author provides a definitive account of Superman’s Jewish ties

St. Louis Jewish Light ● November 2, 2021 (review)

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Celebrating the Jewish Heritage of Comic Books

The Detroit Jewish News ● October 28, 2021 (interview)

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Author Roy Schwartz Breaks Down Superman’s Jewish History & Lore

CBR ● October 27, 2021 (interview)

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News Books in Jewish Studies: An interview with Roy Schwartz

New Books Network ● October 26, 2021 (podcast interview)

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Schwartz, Roy. Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish
History of the World’s Greatest Hero
. McFarland, 2021.

The Popular Culture Studies Journal ● October 25, 2021 (review. Pgs. 362–4)

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Fox 2 Detroit Morning News

Fox 2 Detroit ● October 17, 2021 (video interview)

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF JEWISH SUPERHEROES

Book Riot ● September 29, 2021 (interview)

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Meet Roy Schwartz

SDVoyager ● September 20, 2021 (interview)

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לבדוק בציציות של סופרמן: השורשים היהודיים המפתיעים של גיבור־העל הראשון

Haaretz ● September 19, 2021 (interview. Israel)

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Superman: Our hero and Jewish

Sentinel-Tribune ● September 13, 2021 (interview)

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Review Fix Exclusive: Roy Schwartz Talks ‘Is Superman Circumcised?’

Review Fix ● August 27, 2021 (interview)

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Book Review: “Is Superman Circumcised? - The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero”

Superman Super Site ● August 24, 2021 (review)

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Roy Schwartz shares the most useful thing he learned from getting his BA and MA and how it turned into his new book

Young Entertainment Magazine ● August 5, 2021 (interview)

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Superman The Jew: History Of A People Through The World’s Greatest Hero

ComicsXF ● August 2, 2021

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ראיון: סופרמן ופרשת ברית המילה המסתורית

זמן ישראל ● July 30, 2021 (interview. Israel)

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¿Superman fue un judío oculto?

Radio Jai 96.3 ● July 26, 2021 (Argentina)

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Was Superman a hidden Jew? Author of new 400-page scholarly tome is certain

The Times of Israel ● July 24, 2021 (interview. Israel)

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Daily Briefing July 22

The Times of Israel podcast ● July 22, 2021 (13:14–16:45. Podcast review. Israel)

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Our summer of superhero reinvention

CNN ● July 18, 2021

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“?מטאפורה למהגרים: ”האם סופרמן יהודי

גלצ ● July 13, 2021 (radio interview. Israel)

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It’s RoyX2 Week with our guest Roy Schwartz & Host Roy Sexton

Legal Marketing Coffee Talk ● July 8, 2021 (video interview)

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Book Review: Is Superman Circumcised? – The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero

Superman Homepage ● July 7, 2021 (review)

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Is Superman Circumcised?

The Jewish Standard ● June 30, 2021 (pg. 16. Canada)

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בוקר טוב ישראל

גלצ ● June 30, 2021 (radio interview. Israel)

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הבוקר עם טל ברמן ואביעד קיסוס

eco99fm ● June 30, 2021 (radio. Israel)

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Book Review: “Is Superman Circumcised?”

Jewish Journal ● June 29, 2021 (review)

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סופרמן היה נימול?“: ספר חדש הוכיח – גיבור העל הוא יהודי”

ישראל היום ● June 29, 2021 (interview. Israel)

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Book About Superman’s Complete Jewish History!

JewishBoston ● June 22, 2021 (interview)

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Book About Superman’s Complete Jewish History!

Forward Weekend Reads ● June 18, 2021 (pgs. 16–17. Interview)

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Book Review: ‘Is Superman Circumcised?’

Times Beacon Record ● June 11, 2021 (review)

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Author Explores Jewish Roots of ‘Superman’

Huntington Now ● June 10, 2021

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a book about Superman’s complete Jewish history!

St. Louis Jewish Light ● June 9, 2021 (interview)

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“Is Superman Circumcised?: The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero” by Roy Schwartz— The Jewish Superhero

Reviews by Amos Lassen ● June 7, 2021 (review)

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a book about Superman’s complete Jewish history!

The Forward ● June 4, 2021 (interview)

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With Further Ado #149: Is Superman Circumcised?

Pop Culture Squad ● June 2, 2021 (interview)

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Superman: The Mighty Analog

San Diego Jewish World ● May 31, 2021 (review)

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My Life in 20-ish Questions

Jewish Telegraph ● May 28, 2021 (interview. UK)

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Able to leap into readers’ imaginations in a single bound! “Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero” by Roy Schwartz

Reel Roy Reviews ● May 24, 2021 (review)

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Superhero effort for Roy to share Jewish background

Jewish Telegraph ● May 21, 2021 (interview. UK)

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Mensch of Steel: The Jewishness of Superman explored in new book

Jerusalem Post ● May 19, 2021 (review)

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The Mensch of Steel

Tablet ● May 14, 2021 (interview)

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IS SUPERMAN CIRCUMCISED?

First Comics News ● February 28, 2021

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Book Review: The Darkness in Lee’s Closet and the Others Waiting There

Read & Shine ● November 3, 2020 (review)

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Alumni News: Roy Schwartz

MCAA Avenue ● October 12, 2018 (interview)

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Adventure To The Afterworld

Port Washington News ● November 5, 2018 (interview)

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Author Roy Schwartz discusses his debut novel

Young Entertainment Magazine ● October 29, 2018 (interview)

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Book Review: ‘The Darkness in Lee’s Closet and the Others Waiting There’

TBR News Media ● October 23, 2018 (review)

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תמיד אישה: דרכה של וונדר וומן - מדמות הקומיקס ועד גל גדות

מעריב ● May 27, 2017 (interview. Israel)

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?האם סופרמן נימול

ידיעות אמריקה ● June 25, 2013 (interview)