Was Marilyn Monroe Jewish?

Marilyn Monroe

Well, to make a long story short, Marilyn Monroe was Jewish! she was not born Jewish, but later on converted to Judaism, which makes her Jewish.

Since Marilyn Monroe's mother was not 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 her not Jewish (though once again, she was converted to Judaism, which makes her Jewish) . Though she was Jewish, Her father was not Jewish

Marilyn Monroe (whose full birth name was Norma Jeane Mortenson) was born on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Marilyn Monroe passed away on August 4, 1962 (aged 36).

Monroe converted to Judaism when she got married to Arthur Miller in 1956. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last, but her religion did. Even though Monroe and Miller got a divorce in 1961 she decided to stay Jewish.

She became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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