Was Art Modell Jewish?

Art Modell

Well, to make a long story short, Art Modell was Jewish!

Since Art Modell's mother was Jewish, and in Orthodox Judaism and Conservative Judaism, those with a Jewish mother (or those who underwent a halakhic conversion) are considered Jewish, then that makes him Jewish. His father was Jewish too.

Art Modell (whose full birth name was Arthur Bertram Modell) was born on June 23, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.. Art Modell passed away on September 6, 2012 (aged 87).

He owned the National Football League Cleveland Browns franchise from 1961 to 1995 and the Baltimore Ravens franchise from 1996 to 2004.

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