Some Interesting Jewish Trivia

Some Interesting Jewish Trivia

Sep 12
Some Interesting Jewish Trivia

Some interesting facts – some you may already know but some were new to me.

  1. The Roosevelts were Dutch, arriving in NYC in 1682 (Originally name Claes Rosenvelt before name change to Nicholas Roosevelt) Sarah Delano, FDR’s mother, was descended from Sephardic Jews.
  2. Joseph Stalin was originally named Joseph David Djugashvili (translating into “son of a Jew.”) All 3 of the women he married were Jewish.
  3. Dwight Eisenhower’s father was a Swedish Jew and was so identified in the West Point Yearbook of 1915.

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