Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Kaptain Kosher

The Jewish Super Hero
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Name: Kaptain Kosher, Occupation: Rabbi by Sabbath, Super Hero by The-Rest-Of- The-Time, Powers: Divine intervention, Weapons: Menorah flame thrower, Passover Plagues, Costume: The Torah Breast Plate and a metal reinforced Yamuka, Nemises: Crustacian Man and The Piglet

[Up, Up, and Oy Vey!]

[ sctld ], Feb 04 2001

(?) Bibliography of Jewish Comics http://www.geocitie...lis/5756/JWISHC.HTM
Includes plenty of Jewish superheroes. [egnor, Feb 04 2001]

(?) Cover art from "Shaloman" http://www.geocitie...lis/5756/shlman.htm
He's got a Hebrew letter on his chest and everything. What more do you want? [egnor, Feb 04 2001]

(?) Superman himself was Jewish http://www.tattoojew.com/supermensch.html
...though he didn't make a big deal out of it. [egnor, Feb 04 2001]

(?) Sabra http://www.geocitie...ood/2855/sabra.html
Part of the Marvel world. Able to life 50 tons, can run at 60 mph or fly at 300 mph, wears a Star of David on her forehead, member of the Israeli Super Soldiers. [egnor, Feb 04 2001]

(?) Mazel tov! http://www.geocitie...fran-can/JWISHC.HTM
Scroll waaaaaaaaaay down to Kaptain Kosher [thumbwax, Jul 24 2002]


       Attacks by throwing Deadly Spinning Driedls (sp?) in his enemies general direction
Wes, Feb 04 2001

       . . . Last time, you remember, our hero, Kaptain Kosher, in his secret identity as mild-mannered reporter David Mogen, was being menaced by the National Aryan White-Peoples Party, who were trying to tempt him with free ham. Ducking into a nearby synagogue, he reappears as KAPTAIN KOSHER: faster than a speeding rumor, more powerful than a swastika, able to leap over a mosque in a single bound. Together with his sidekick, Aleph-Null, he fights for justice, intelligence, tolerance, fairness, equality, and a piece of whitefish from the middle, a NICE piece of whitefish, you know what I mean, Sid?
deacon, May 24 2001, last modified May 25 2001

       Master of the ancient martial art of "Jew Jitsu". 3-time winner of the "Best Dressed Superhero" award (his dad's a tailor). Was a member of the JLA (the Jewish Literary Association).   

       Refused to join the Seven Soldiers of Victory because they didn't have enough members for a minyan.
safran, Oct 15 2001

       Kosher Croissant. Interestingly, I found this idea on the halfbakery while strolling around elsewhere on the net. See link
thumbwax, Jul 24 2002

       Thats Ace. But, thumb, why were you looking up Jewish Super Heroes?
[ sctld ], Jul 24 2002

       <secret shame>"krustyland"</secret shame>
Stick that in yer Google Search and see where ya end up *weeps*
thumbwax, Jul 24 2002

       so, about superman - how was the bris performed? using a kryptonite scalpel or something?
yamahito, Jul 24 2002

       Ah, you forget that the bris is performed eight days after the childs birth. When superman arived on earth he was already a toddler. The people of krypton would already have the tools to complete the bris of a super-human being.
[ sctld ], Jul 24 2002

       wait a minute, the Kryptonians were jews, too? I thought we were talking about the Kents...   

       (oh, and don't forget - the Kryptonians aren't super-powered on Krypton - It is the earth's yellow sun which lent Kalel his powers.. or something..)
yamahito, Jul 24 2002

       Croissant for "Up, up and Oy Vey!"
calum, Jul 24 2002

       Hm. I saw the title and was expecting pork free breakfast cereal.   

       Good job it's not, I prefer a nice bacon bap for brekkie.
timo, Jul 24 2002

       Well, ther you go yama, its just an ordinary blade for the Kryptonians.
[ sctld ], Jul 24 2002


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