Was Irving Berlin Jewish?

Irving Berlin

Well, to make a long story short, Irving Berlin was Jewish!

Since Irving Berlin'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.

Irving Berlin (who's full birth name was Israel Isidore Baline) was born on May 11, 1888 in near Mogilev, Russian Empire.

He is widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history.

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