Is Norman Jewison Jewish?

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Norman Jewison

Well, to make a long story short, Norman Jewison is not Jewish!

Since Norman Jewison's mother is not Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also not Jewish. Though he is not Jewish, His father is not Jewish...

Norman Jewison (who's full birth name is Norman Frederick Jewison) was born on July 21, 1926 in Toronto, Canada.

Highlights of his directing career include In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), F.I.S.T (1978), ...And Justice For All (1979), Moonstruck (1987), Other People's Money (1991), The Hurricane (1999) and The Statement (2003).

Jewison was often mistaken for Jewish due to his surname, though he and his family were actually Protestant.

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