Was Bernard Malamud Jewish?

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Bernard Malamud

Well, to make a long story short, Bernard Malamud was Jewish!

Since Bernard Malamud's mother was Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father was Jewish too.

Bernard Malamud was born on April 26, 1914 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

His baseball novel, The Natural, was adapted into a 1984 film starring Robert Redford. His 1966 novel The Fixer, about antisemitism in Tsarist Russia, won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

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