Happy Hanukkah! 14 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Jewish

Ah, Hanukkah! That time of the year for Jews everywhere to get together to light the menorah, sing Ma’Oz Tzur, and feast on a kosher dinner! Its also a time for gentiles to ask questions like “So… what’s the deal with Hannukkah?” and “How do you spell Hakuna Matta?” and “Why does it keep moving around the calendar like the Maccabeans wandering in the desert?”

These are good questions; deep questions. And who better to ask than Hollywood’s Jewish stars! But who’s Jewish? It’s no shock that certain actors are from the tribe (shalom, Natalie Portman!), but bombshell Scarlett Johansson? Really? Her Jewish faith is certainly not the first thing that comes to mind…

Anyway, let’s take a look!


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