Is Mel Brooks Jewish?

Mel Brooks

Well, to make a long story short, Mel Brooks is Jewish!

Since Mel Brooks's mother is 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 is Jewish too.

Mel Brooks (whose full birth name is Melvin James Kaminsky) was born on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, U. S..

He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies, such as The Producers, The Twelve Chairs, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety, History of the World, Part I, Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

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