Was Jonas Salk Jewish?

Jonas Salk

Well, to make a long story short, Jonas Salk was Jewish!

Since Jonas Salk'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.

Jonas Salk was born on October 28, 1914 in New York, New York.

He discovered and developed the first successful polio vaccine.

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