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Happy Christmakwanzukkah!: A Celebration Of Black-Jewish Entertainers


Hang the stockings, light the menorah, gather around the tree and spin the dreidel!

It’s time to recognize the famous African American Jews who celebrate Hanukkah as well as Christmas—and maybe even Kwanzaa:

Lisa Bonet – the Life on Mars actress has a Jewish mother and an African American father.

Lenny Kravitz – the sexy singer boasts Jewish TV producer Sy Kravitz for a father and the late African American TV star Roxie Roker of The Jeffersons for a mother.

Sophie Okonedo – the British star of The Secret Life of Bees has a Jewish mother and a Nigerian father.

Slash – the Velvet Revolver metal head has a mother of Nigerian descent and a British Jewish father.

Rashida Jones – the former Office worker is the daughter of African American music icon Quincy Jones and Mod Squad actress Peggy Lipton who is Jewish.

Rain Pryor – the daughter of African American comic legend Richard Pryor has a Jewish mother.

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Happy Christmakwanzukkah!: A Celebration Of Black-Jewish Entertainers

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Hang the stockings, light the menorah, gather around the tree and spin the dreidel!

It’s time to recognize the famous African American Jews who celebrate Hanukkah as well as Christmas—and maybe even Kwanzaa:

Lisa Bonet – the Life on Mars actress has a Jewish mother and an African American father.

Lenny Kravitz – the sexy singer boasts Jewish TV producer Sy Kravitz for a father and the late African American TV star Roxie Roker of The Jeffersons for a mother.

Sophie Okonedo – the British star of The Secret Life of Bees has a Jewish mother and a Nigerian father.

Slash – the Velvet Revolver metal head has a mother of Nigerian descent and a British Jewish father.

Rashida Jones – the former Office worker is the daughter of African American music icon Quincy Jones and Mod Squad actress Peggy Lipton who is Jewish.

Rain Pryor – the daughter of African American comic legend Richard Pryor has a Jewish mother.

Categories: Race Matters.

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