Are The Coen Brothers Jewish?

The Coen Brothers

Well, to make a long story short, The Coen Brothers are Jewish!

Since The Coen Brothers's mother is Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes them also Jewish. Their father is Jewish too.

The Coen Brothers (who's full birth name is Joel David Coen and Ethan Jesse Coen) were born on November 29, 1954 (Joel) and September 21, 195 (Etan) in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, U.S..

Their films include Blood Simple, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading and True Grit. Ethan and Joel have each been nominated for thirteen Academy Awards (twice under their alias Roderick Jaynes) and have won four

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