Birth Name: Jared Corey Kushner
Date of Birth: January 10, 1981
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Jared Kushner is an American businessperson and investor. He is the son of Seryl (Stadtmauer) and Charles Kushner, a real estate developer. He is the brother of Joshua Kushner, who is also a businessperson and investor.
Jared was raised in a Jewish family.
Jared is married to businessperson and model Ivanka Trump. Ivanka converted to Orthodox Judaism.
Jared’s paternal grandparents were Joseph Kushner (born Joseph Berkowitz, the son of Moshe Berkowitz and Chana Slonimski) and Reichel “Rae” Kushner (the daughter of Zaidel Kushner and Hinda). Joseph and Reichel were Jewish immigrants. Joseph was born in Poland or Belarus. Reichel was born in Novogrudok/Navahrudak, Hrodna Province, Belarus. Joseph and Reichel were Holocaust survivors. Joseph changed his family surnamed from “Berkowitz” to his wife’s surname of “Kushner”.
Jared’s maternal grandfather was Morris/Moishe Raphael ben Yehoshua Stadtmauer (the son of Oscar Yehoshua Stadtmauer and Sophie Wolf). Morris was born in New York, to Polish Jewish parents. Oscar was the son of David Stadtmauer, who was born in Pidhaitsi, Ternopil’s’ka oblast, Ukraine, and of Basia Golda Zimmerman, who was born in Radymno, Jarosław County, Poland.
Jared’s maternal grandmother was Marilyn Felsen (the daughter of Julius Felsen and Anat/Annette Meister). Marilyn was born in New York, of Polish Jewish descent. Julius was the son of Mordechai Felsen and Baltsha Ames. Anat was the daughter of Aaron Meister and Debora Eisner, who were from Podkarpackie Voivodeship, Poland.
Sources: Genealogy of Jared Kushner – http://www.geni.com
Family history of Jared’s father – http://sputniknews.com
Jared’s maternal grandfather, Moishe/Morris Raphael ben Yehoshua Stadtmauer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Jared’s maternal great-grandmother, Anat/Annette Felsen – http://query.nytimes.com
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