Was Leonard Nimoy Jewish?

Leonard Nimoy

Well, to make a long story short, Leonard Nimoy was Jewish!

Since Leonard Nimoy'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.

Leonard Nimoy (whose full birth name was Leonard Simon Nimoy) was born on March 26, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.. Leonard Nimoy passed away on February 27, 2015 (aged 83).

He is best known for his role of Spock in the original Star Trek series (1966–1969), and in multiple film, television, and video game sequels.

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