For those of you who do not know who Lemony Snicket is, please do yourself a favor and get to a library or bookstore ASAP and start reading “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (though once you taste greatness, you may never want to return to that mediocre Harry Potter series again). You don't need to be a child to enjoy Snicket's marvelous dark humor. Fans of the series know that scattered among the books are allusions to Jewish ideas and Hebrew words that give no doubt as to the author’s religion. Moment Magazine has an interview entitled “The Jewish Secrets of Lemony Snicket” with more on Lemony's Jewish background.
(P.S. you may want to read the author’s humorous “Unauthorized AutoBiography” to learn more.)