Sometimes You Have To Marvel at How Things are Lost in Translation in Israel

Iron Man dolls have been spotted being sold in Israeli supermarket chain Osher Ad. Except with a twist.

The sign translates as “Red Spiderman.”

Osher Ad mainly caters to the Charedim (‘ultra Orthodox’ for want of a better term) who are likely not at all familiar with the Avengers or Iron Man. But somehow they have heard of Spiderman. Not sure why, but perhaps they’ve seen him around.

SpiderMan Wailing Wall
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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media