They Do Mix! 15 Black Celebrities Who Are Jewish
In the African American community, Christianity is definitely the most common religion. Though you don’t see it much, there are blacks who practice other religions, including Judaism. Here are 15 famous faces who are proudly black and Jewish.
Actress Lauren London has a Jewish father.
Rapper Drake was born to a mom who is Jewish Canadian.
Ben Harper’s mother is Jewish.
New York Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire has a Jewish mom.
Boris Kodjoe’s grandmother was Jewish and was a Holocaust victim.
Musician Lenny Kravitz’s dad is Jewish.
Maya’s dad is Ashkenazi Jewish.
Sammy Davis Jr.
Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. converted to the Jewish religion when he became an adult.
Actress Rashida Jones’ mom is Ashkenazi Jewish.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Tracee’s father is Jewish.
Singer and songwriter Craig David’s mother is Jewish.
Rapper Shyne has said that his mother’s side of the family is Jewish.
After marrying George Krynicki in 1982, actress Nell Carter began practicing Judaism.
Actress Lisa’s mother is Jewish.
Soul and R&B singer Goapele’s mother is Jewish.
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