From Prague to Metropolis: How the Golem Influenced the Creators of Superman

Date: September 3, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Location:  Show map
JCC of Metro Detroit
6600 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Phone: 248-432-5466

Tuesday, September 3  | 7:00 p.m.

Whether the Golem of Prague is a myth or a reality, its influence spread far and wide from Grimms’ Fairy Tales to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and eventually the comic-book character Superman. Dr.Nurnbergerarguesthereisaconnectionbetweenthesuperhero from the planet Krypton to the Golem of Prague. In fact, the presentation will end with the question: “Is Superman Jewish?”

Free. Registration recommended.


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