Interesting Jewish Facts

Interesting Jewish Facts

Sep 20
  1. Lillian Friedman married Cruz Rivera. They named their baby Geraldo Miguel Rivera (Funny, it doesn’t sound Jewish.) Since, according to Jewish Law, anyone born to a Jewish mother is Jewish, Geraldo Rivera is Jewish. As
  2. Were, among others: Fiorello Laguardia, Winston Churchill and Cary Grant, as Explained below.
  3. Fiorello Laguardia’s mother’s name was Jacobson. His father was not Jewish. Laguardia spoke seven languages — including Hebrew and Yiddish – fluently.
  4. Winston Churchill’s mother’s name was Jenny Jerome.
  5. Cary Grant ‘s mother, Elsie, was Jewish. His father, Elias Leach, was not. Grant’s original name was Archibald Alexander Leach. (Robin Leach is hisFirst cousin).
  6. Peter Sellers’ mother, Margaret Marks, was Jewish. His father, Bill Sellers, was Protestant. Peter’s real name is Richard Henry Sellers.
  7. David Bowie’s mother is Jewish, his father is not. One of Bowie ‘s album covers discusses his Jewish ancestry. His real name: David Stenton Haywood Jones.
  8. Shari Belafonte’s mother is Jewish. Her father, Harry, has a Jewish Grandfather.
  9. Olivia Newton John’s Jewish grandfather was a Nobel Prize winning Physicist.
  10. Harrison Ford’s mother is Russian Jewish, his father is Irish Catholic.

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