Was Isaac Asimov Jewish?

Isaac Asimov

Well, to make a long story short, Isaac Asimov was Jewish!

Since Isaac Asimov'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.

Isaac Asimov (who's full birth name was Isaak Yudovich Ozimov) was born on October 4, 1919 in Petrovichi, Russian SFSR.

He is best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov's most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series.

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