14 Celebrities You Might Not Have Realized Are Jewish

Or at least Jew-ish. Happy Hanukkah, guys!

1. Paula Abdul

Her father is a Syrian Jew whose family immigrated to Brazil, and her mother is Canadian with Jewish roots.

ID: 740099

2. Lisa Bonet

Bonet, a former Cosby kid, is half-Jewish (on her mother’s side).

ID: 740103

3. Daniel Day-Lewis

Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis has a Jewish mother, although in a 2002 interview he identified as Agnostic.

ID: 740122

4. Dianna Agron

The Glee starlet grew up in a Jewish household, with her father having been born Jewish and her mother having converted to Judaism

ID: 740125

5. Rachel Bilson

Bilson’s got a Jewish father.

ID: 740128

6. Kat Dennings

Born into a Jewish family as Katherine Litwack, the Two Broke Girls star currently identifies as culturally Jewish more than religiously Jewish.

ID: 740131

7. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

JGL’s parents are both Jewish, though his family was “not strictly religious” according to a 2010 profile in Paste magazine.

ID: 740139

8. Jake Gyllenhaal

And also sister Maggie. Their mother comes from a Jewish family.

ID: 740142

9. Scarlett Johansson

ScarJo has a Jewish mother and considers herself Jewish, although growing up, she celebrated Christmas as well as a nod to her Danish father’s heritage.

ID: 740144

10. Mila Kunis

Kunis was born in Ukraine and has cited anti-semitic sentiment in her native country as one of the reasons her family moved to the US when she was seven.

ID: 740146

11. Justin Bartha

The Hangover and The New Normal star grew up in a Reform Jewish household.

ID: 740148

12. Emmanuelle Chriqui

Chriqui is of Moroccan-Jewish descent and has noted that she grew up in a kosher household.

ID: 740150

13. Winona Ryder

Ryder was born Winona Horowitz to a Jewish father. However, her family incorporated various religions into their spiritual practices, and Ryder has stated that she practices Buddhism.

ID: 740152

14. Rashida Jones

Jones has a Jewish mother and attended Hebrew school growing up.

ID: 740157

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