Was Jack Benny Jewish?

Jack Benny

Well, to make a long story short, Jack Benny was Jewish!

Since Jack Benny'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.

Jack Benny (whose full birth name was Benjamin Kubelsky) was born on February 14, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S..

Jack Benny was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television and film actor

(Added: 25/08/2016)

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