Superheroes and Schlemiels  7 March until 8 June 2008

Jewish Memory in Comic Strip Art

Will Eisner, The Spirit and the immigrants, 1999-2000Superman, Maus, The Rabbi's Cat and many other heroes and anti-heroes from the art of comics feature in this exhibition of comics and graphic novels by Jewish artists. Leading comic artists present their vision of a Jewish past in original drawings, printed matter and film material. The artists include Will Eisner, Joe Kubert, Ben Katchor and Rutu Modan. The exhibition, with comics from 1910 to the present day, is a co-production by the JHM and the Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme in Paris. Read more

For children:
SAVING SUPERMAN with Max the Matzo
An adventure in comic-strip form