Ten Black Celebrities You May or May Not Have Known Are Jewish

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December 17, 2012 ‐ By madamenoire
Credit: Judy Eddy/WENN

Credit: Judy Eddy/WENN

From Black Voices

What do Drake, Sammy Davis Jr. and Adam Sandler have in common? These three men share more than just fame and good looks, they’re also part of God’s chosen people.

We’re at the height of the holiday season, and the end of the Festival of Lights, the eight-day Jewish celebration commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. And what better way to enjoy then to see the celebrities who are Jewish?

In honor of the last day of Hanukkah, The Huffington Post Black Voices has compiled a list of 10 black celebrities you may not have known had Jewish lineage or practiced Judaism. From musicians, to actors to NBA ballers, check out these stars who are all people of The Good Book.

Read more at BlackVoices.com.

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  • Nikki

    Ugh! For the last time, you can’t be Jewish if only your father is Jewish! Therefore, people like Lauren London, Lenny Kravitz, and Tracee Ellis Ross are NOT Jewish unless they convert.

  • Kaori

    No one on the list is a surprise. And if they are also ‘God’s chosen people’, what are the rest of us?

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