Is Jackie Mason Jewish?

Jackie Mason

Well, to make a long story short, Jackie Mason is Jewish!

Since Jackie Mason'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 him Jewish. His father is Jewish too.

Jackie Mason (whose full birth name is Yacov Moshe Maza) was born on June 9, 1931 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S..

He was the star of Cadyshack II, and is known for his one-man Broadway shows. He was ranked #63 in Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.

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