Six reasons why Superman is Jesus in ‘Man of Steel’


Last night I attended a press screening of the latest installment of the Superman franchise, “Man of Steel,” directed by Zack Snyder and produced by “Batman” director Christopher Nolan. 

An avid comic book fan, I expected one of two portrayals of Superman. 

Jewish or Jesus.

There’s been a fair amount of discourse on whether the superhero created by two Jews in the late 30s was in fact a Jew.  He’s an immigrant, he an outcast, he’s a golem, etc.  It’s no surprise that Jews love to call Superman Jewish. (You can read more about that theory ” target=”_blank”>here or