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Cartman converts to Judaism on 'South Park,' after decades of tormenting Jews

 

December 10, 2021

An adult Eric Cartman (Trey Parker) is now a rabbi on "South Park: Post COVID."

(JTA) - One of television's most notorious cartoon antisemites is now an Orthodox rabbi.

Eric Cartman, the egomaniacal, hate speech-spouting grade schooler on Comedy Central's long-running adult animated series "South Park," has had a change of heart in a new hour-long special of the show, which is set 40 years in the future.

In "South Park: Post COVID," which debuted on Thanksgiving on the Paramount Plus streaming service, Cartman has converted to Judaism, leads a congregation in Colorado Springs, wears a tallit wherever he goes, and has a Jewish wife named "Yentl" and three children: "Moi...



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