Is Zooey Deschanel Jewish?

Zooey Deschanel

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

Since Zooey Deschanel's mother is 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 is Jewish, Her father is not Jewish

Zooey Deschanel (whose full birth name is Zooey Claire Deschanel) was born on January 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, U.S..

Zooey is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared in such films as (500) Days of Summer, and on the hit TV sitcom New Girl.

(Added: 29/08/2016)

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