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JEWISH TRIVIA: Celebs who had a bar or bat mitzvah in May

May Jewish birthday quiz

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Musician Billy Joel will turn 64 on May 9.
Actor Harvey Keitel will turn 74 on May 13.
The 64th United States Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright will turn 76 on May 15. Albright was raised Catholic, but converted to Episcopalianism at the time of her marriage in 1959. Albright did not learn until late in life that her parents were Jewish and that many of her Jewish relatives in Czechoslovakia had perished in The Holocaust, including three of her grandparents.
Actress Nikki Reed will turn 25 of May 17. She, with the help of director Catherine Hardwicke, wrote the semi-autobiographical script for “Thirteen” in only six days.
Full House actor Bob Saget will turn 57 of May 17.
Musician Bob Dylan will turn 72 of May 24.
Actress Helena Bonham Carter will turn 47 of May 26. Her maternal grandfather saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust during World War II, for which he was recognized as Righteous among the Nations.

A new month is upon us, so May we test your Hebrew celeb knowledge with a brand new birthday quiz? We’ve found interesting tidbits about famous Jews born in this month that May blow your mind. As usual, the questions are below, the slide show with answers is above, and in case you May be interested in discovering more fun facts about other members of the tribe, check out our earlier quizzes for January, February, March, and April. We even have a slide show of Jews you probably never knew were Jews, did Jew? No Jew did not! Jew-cy! And for more celebrity Jew-bilation, cehck out our Pinterest page!


1) Which American political figure did not know she was Jewish until she was an adult? 2) Which Jewish actress wrote her first screenplay in six days at the age of 15? 3) The grandfather of this Jewish actress was a Spanish diplomat that helped thousands of Jews escape occupied France during World War II. Who is the actress?

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