O’ Tay or Oy Vay? Black Jews in America

Q: Can you guess which celebrity is Jewish?

DEFINITION OF A JEW

“Anyone who is born to a Jewish mother or undergoes a formal conversion is a Jew (Reform Jews also recognize persons born to a Jewish father as Jews). Judaism is not a race or ethnicity; it is open to all persons who sincerely want to join the Jewish people and embrace the Jewish religion.”

 

Black History Quiz Answer

All of the above! Whoopi Goldberg, Sammy Davis Jr., Rashia Jones, Lisa Bonet, Tracee Ellis Ross and Yaphet Kotto are all African-American and Jewish.

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