Was Robert Novak Jewish?

Robert Novak

Well, to make a long story short, Robert Novak was not Jewish! he was born Jewish, but he later on converted to Christianity, which makes him not Jewish.

Since Robert Novak'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 him Jewish (though once again, he was later on converted to Christianity, which makes him not Jewish after all). His father was Jewish too.

Robert Novak (whose full birth name was Robert David Sanders Novak) was born on February 26, 1931 in Joliet, Illinois, U.S.. Robert Novak passed away on August 18, 2009 (aged 78).

Bob Novak was a conservative TV talk show personality, most famously appearing on CNN's often-explosive Crossfire.

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