David Corenswet, the next Superman, was married by a rabbi and a priest in New Orleans

 

August 18, 2023

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David Corenswet will be Hollywood's first Jewish Superman.

(JTA) - When David Corenswet was announced as the next DC Comics Superman last month, Jewish movie and comic fans rejoiced: He will be the first Jewish actor to portray the hero in a blockbuster.

But one Jewish community in New Orleans has been particularly excited.

"The Corenswet family is well known and loved" in New Orleans, said Daniel Sherman, rabbi of the city's historic Temple Sinai synagogue. "I have also heard a few groups talking about having some screening events to support David and are thrilled with the prospect of having not only a 'Jewish Superman,' but one with local roots."

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