Are Ben and Jerry Jewish?

Ben and Jerry

Well, to make a long story short, Ben and Jerry are Jewish!

Since Ben and Jerry's mother is 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 them Jewish. Their father is Jewish too.

Ben and Jerry (whose full birth name is Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield) were born on March 18, 1951 (Ben) and March 14, 1951 (Jerry) in Brooklyn, New York.

They are the co-founders of the ice cream company Ben & Jerry's, a premium ice cream brand, founded in 1978 in Burlington, Vermont, which is today a division of the Anglo-Dutch Unilever conglomerate.

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