Was J. Robert Oppenheimer Jewish?

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Well, to make a long story short, J. Robert Oppenheimer was Jewish!

Since J. Robert Oppenheimer'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.

J. Robert Oppenheimer (who's full birth name was Julius Robert Oppenheimer) was born on April 22, 1904 in New York City, United States.

J. Robert Oppenheimer is often called the "father of the atomic bomb" for leading the Manhattan Project, the program that developed the first nuclear weapon during World War II.

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