Was Marc Chagall Jewish?

Marc Chagall

Well, to make a long story short, Marc Chagall was Jewish!

Since Marc Chagall'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.

Marc Chagall (who's full birth name was Moishe Shagal) was born on 6 July 1887 in Liozna, near Vitebsk, Russian Empire.

Marc Chagall was a French artist whose work was generally based on emotional association rather than traditional pictorial fundamentals.

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