Was Nora Ephron Jewish?

Nora Ephron

Well, to make a long story short, Nora Ephron was Jewish!

Since Nora Ephron'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 her Jewish. Her father was Jewish too.

Nora Ephron was born on May 19, 1941 in New York City. Nora Ephron passed away on June 26, 2012 (aged 71).

She is best known for her romantic comedies and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Writing. She directed or wrote several films, including Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally...,Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail and Bewitched.

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