Who is a Jew?

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Well, Ron Jeremy certainly, and on Beliefnet you can find a new interview in which the porn star discusses his Jewish background and his thoughts about Judaism and sexuality.

We’re all Jewish. [My family] comes from Russia and Poland, as most American Jews do. Out of all of us, only my grandmother was religious. My brother and I got bar mitzvahed, but we weren’t that religious. And as my joke goes, in my documentary I said, “After getting bar mitzvahed, I hardly ever went to temple–unless I wanted some free coffee and Danish.” I discovered that food tastes so much better when nobody’s paying for it.

Meanwhile, the New York Times is reporting that Thomas Jefferson might have been the first Jewish president.

Posted on February 28, 2007

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