Was Levi Strauss Jewish?

Levi Strauss

Well, to make a long story short, Levi Strauss was Jewish!

Since Levi Strauss'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.

Levi Strauss was born on February 26, 1829 in Buttenheim, Germany.

He founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm, Levi Strauss & Co., began in 1853 in San Francisco, California.

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