Was Edward Teller Jewish?

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Edward Teller

Well, to make a long story short, Edward Teller was Jewish!

Since Edward Teller'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.

Edward Teller was born on January 15, 1908 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary.

He is known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb". The modern design of all thermonuclear weapons in the United States is known as the Teller-Ulam design for its two chief contributors, Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam, who developed it in 1951 for the U.S.

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