Was Joey Ramone Jewish?

Joey Ramone

Well, to make a long story short, Joey Ramone was Jewish!

Since Joey Ramone'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.

Joey Ramone (who's full birth name was Jeffrey Ross Hyman) was born on May 19, 1951 in Forest Hills, New York, United States.

He is best known as the lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones. Joey Ramone's image, voice and tenure as front man of the Ramones made him a countercultural icon.

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