Elsewhere: Spider-Man’s Jewish identity, Israelis’ Tunisia troubles, frum girls in spotlight

Spider-Man’s Jewish identity: The comic book/film superhero has a Jewish sense of humor and is a “stand-in for all marginalized people,” writes Arie Kaplan. (Slate)
Israelis’ Tunisia troubles: Tunisia’s Islamist parties are balking at the government’s accommodations enabling Israeli visitors to enter for an annual pilgrimage. (The Economist)
Frum girls in spotlight: Maor, a performing arts overnight camp for observant Jewish girls, will launch this summer in Pennsylvania, providing a rare opportunity for girls to combine theater and religion. (N.Y. Jewish Week)

Day camps deserve support: Jewish day camp has the potential to impact positively those children unable or unwilling to bunk away from home, writes Eileen Price. (eJewishphilanthropy)

‘Yids’ with cleats: Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in England has an anti-Semitic slur for a nickname, even though none of its players and few of its fans are Jewish. (PRI)

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