J.R.R. Tolkien\'s band of displaced dwarves come to life in \'The Hobbit\' film trilogy (photo credit: courtesy Warner Bros.)

Are Tolkien’s dwarves an allegory for the Jews?


Matt Lebovic posted this over at The Times of Israel. Even through I haven’t seen the film, I thought this article was rather interesting. According to the article Richard Wagner, hated Jews and his evil dwarf Alberich was meant to represent the worst of the Jewish “race.” He also wasn’t …