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

August Jewish birthday quiz

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Who’s the Jew and who’s been to the moon?
On Aug. 1, musician Adam Duritz turns 49.
Soleil Moon Frye, a Jew, played Punky Brewster on the NBC series in which astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, once co-stared in 1986. On Aug. 6, she turns 37.
Dustin Hoffman has had many of his children bar or bat mitzvahed and is sad that he does not speak Hebrew. On Aug. 8, he turns 79.
On Aug. 10, actress Rosanna Arquette turns 54.
Mila Kunis was born in Ukraine and couldn’t speak English or understand American culture when she moved here at age seven. On Aug. 14, she turns 30.
On Aug. 18, comedian Andy Samberg turns 35.
On Aug. 20, actor Andrew Garfield turns 30.
On Aug. 24, actor Steve Guttenberg turns 55.
On Aug. 25, KISS front man and makeup-enthusiast, Gene Simmons, turns 64.
On Aug. 27, comedian Paul Reubens AKA Pee Wee Herman turns 61. He had a small role in the movie “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”
On Aug. 28, comedian Jack Black turns 44.

August is upon us. It’s a month named in honor of Augustus — the first emperor of the Roman Empire. It’s also National Goat Cheese, Catfish, and Eye Exam month. It also hosts “Wiggle Your Toes Day” (the 6th), “Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day” (the 8th), and “Middle Child’s Day (the 12th) and that’s just the first half of the month! The rest of the month is filled with the birthdays of a few notable Jews. Who are they? That’s for you to find out in our monthly Jewish Celebrity Birthday Quiz. As usual, look at the questions below, take a guess, and click through our slide show for the answers. And make sure to do it while eating a watermelon — being that the 3rd is “National Watermelon Day:”

1) Slide #1: This picture includes two famous people. One is a Jew and one is not. Who are they and who’s the Jew?

2) All of the children from this famous actor’s second marriage has had a bar or bat mitzvahs. He has also said that he is a more observant Jew now than when he was younger. He has also lamented that he is not fluent in Hebrew. Who is the actor?

3) Which Ukraine-born Jewish actress describes her first year of school in America as: “Imagine being blind and deaf at age seven. And that’s kind of what it felt like moving to the States?”

4) This male Jewish musician loves to wear heavy makeup, but there is nothing feminine about him. Who is he?

5) This funny Jew who is currently experiencing a career-revival on Broadway had a small role in the “Buffy the Vampire” movie playing a vampire way before Twilight made blood suckers cool. Who is he?

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