It’s May 4th, otherwise known as “May the 4th be with you!” (Star Wars day.)
Over the years, there have been many Jewish connections made to the “epic space opera.” From the upside down Hebrew letters on Darth Vader’s armor to discussions of Star Wars as a Jewish allegory and of course, all the Jews involved with the franchise both on and off screen (Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, JJ Abrams, Jon Favreau, Alden Ehrenreich – the list goes on.)
In honor of Star Wars day, here are some of our favorite Jewish and Star Wars-related tweets:
First, let’s get one thing straight
Big, if true
Oh, Adam Driver
More Jewish space lasers
Star Wars and Passover
The Menschdalorian and The Book Of Bubbe Fett!
Remembering Carrie Fisher
To end, let’s discuss the characters full legal names:
Originally Published May 5 2022 12:30AM EDT
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