English Jewish

Amber Rose Revah

by stlucas on January 5, 2018

Amber Rose Revah – Netflix’s “Bright” UK Premiere – Arrivals – BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Hendon, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 24 June, 1986

Ethnicity:
*Kenyan Indian (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Amber Rose Revah is a British actress.

Amber is the daughter of Riane (Forster) Hewitt and Benjamin Z. “Ben” Revah/Reva/Revan. Amber’s father is of Kenyan Indian descent. Amber’s mother is Jewish, of Polish Jewish descent.

Amber’s maternal grandfather was Bernard Forster (the son of Yehuda Leib Forster and Rivka Hochstein). Bernard was born in Szczecin, Poland. Rivka was the daughter of Shaul Hochstein and Gella.

Amber’s maternal grandmother was Stefania Raab (the daughter of Leon Raab and Eugenia Wohl). Stefania was born in Krakow, Poland. Leon was also born in Krakow, the son of Ozyasz Raab and Gitla Haniser. Eugenia was born in Krakow, the daughter of Salomon/Salamon Majer/Mayer Izaak Wohl and Feigel Holtzer.

Sources: http://www.tvovermind.com

Genealogy of Amber Rose Revah (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Birth record of Amber Rose Revah – http://www.familysearch.org

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Jaime Ray Newman

by stlucas on January 5, 2018

Place of Birth: Farmington Hills, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 2, 1978

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jaime Ray Newman is an American actress and singer.

Jaime is the daughter of Marsha Jo (Raphael) and Fredric/Frederick Mark Newman. Jamie’s parents are Jewish. She has a sister, Beth Nicole. Jamie is married to Israeli-born writer/director Guy Nattiv, with whom she has a daughter.

Jaime’s paternal grandfather was Albert Newman (the son of Rubin/Ruben Benj Newman and Nettie). Rubin was from Lithuania. Nettie was from Poland.

Jaime’s paternal grandmother was Phyllis Ruth Wener (the daughter of Samuel Wener and Lillian Hershcovitz). Samuel was born in Smela/Smila, Ukraine, the son of Frank Wener and Ida Shatz. Lillian was born in Romania.

Jaime’s maternal grandfather was named (Adolph) Ray Raphael (likely the son of Louis Raphael and Esther). Louis was from Poland. Esther was from Russia.

Jaime’s maternal grandmother was Ettie Sacks (the daughter of Wolf Sacks and Sarah Kaplan). Wolf was born in Russia, the son of Harry Sacks and Rebecca. Sarah was born in England, the daughter of Samuel Kaplan and Hannah.

Sources: Genealogy of Jaime Ray Newman (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com

Marriage announcement of Jamie’s parents – http://www.newspapers.com

Obituary of Jaime’s paternal grandfather, Albert Newman – http://www.irakaufman.com

Obituary of Jaime’s maternal grandmother, Ettie (Sacks) Raphael Handelman – http://www.legacy.com

Marriage record of Jaime’s maternal great-grandparents, Wolf Sacks and Sarah Kaplan – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Nate Berkus

by stlucas on December 29, 2017

Birth Name: Nathan Jay Berkus

Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 17, 1971

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Nate Berkus is an American designer, author, and television personality. He was the host of The Nate Berkus Show from 2010 to 2012.

Nate is the son of Nancy (Levin) Golden and Michael Arlen Berkus. Nate’s parents are/were Jewish. He was raised in Minnesota. He is married to interior designer and television personality Jeremiah Brent, with whom he has a son.

Nate’s paternal grandfather was Carl L. Berkus (the son of Jacob Berkus and Rose Novick). Carl was born in Minnesota, to parents from Russia.

Nate’s paternal grandmother was Beatrice Gleckman (the daughter of Robert Gleckman and Rose Brodsky). Beatrice was born in Minnesota, to parents from Russia.

Nate’s maternal grandfather was Mervyn “Merv” Levin (the son of Nathan Levin and Lena). Nathan was born in Russia. Lena was born in England, to parents from Russia.

Nate’s maternal grandmother was Doris H.

Sources: Birth record of Nate Berkus – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Nate’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Nate’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Nate’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Nate’s paternal grandmother, Beatrice (Gleckman) Berkus – http://tucsoncitizen.com

Obituary of Nate’s maternal grandfather, Mervyn “Merv” Levin – http://www.startribune.com

Obituary of Nate’s maternal grandmother, Doris H. Levin – http://www.legacy.com

Photo by DFree/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Ilsey Juber

by stlucas on December 11, 2017

Ilsey Juber – Niche Media Michigan Avenue Launch Party hosted by Cindy Crawford at The James Hotel in Chicago – September 20, 2008 – The James Hotel – Chicago, IL, USA – Photo Credit: Adam Bielawski / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ilsey Anna Juber

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 17, 1986

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ilsey Juber is an American singer and songwriter.

Ilsey is the daughter of Hope (Schwartz) and English musician Laurence Juber (born Laurence Ivor Juber). Ilsey’s parents are Jewish. Ilsey has a brother, Nico.

On her mother’s side, Ilsey is the granddaughter of television producer Sherwood Schwartz, and the niece of television producer Lloyd J. Schwartz. She is also the great-niece of writers Al Schwartz and Elroy Schwartz.

Ilsey’s paternal grandfather is Nathan/Norman S. Juber (the son of Isaac Juber and Fay Posner). Fay was the daughter of Harris Posner.

Ilsey’s paternal grandmother was Doreen Marcus (the daughter of Aubrey Marcus and Marie Schwartz). Marie was the daughter of Jacob Schwartz.

Ilsey’s maternal grandfather was Sherwood Schwartz (born Sherwood Charles Schwartz, the son of Herman Schwartz and Rose Kaplan). Herman and Rose were from the Russian Empire, with Rose having been born in Upyna, Lithuania. Rose was the daughter of Aaron Kaplan, who was born in Tarvik/Taurage, and of Dora Schneider.

Ilsey’s maternal grandmother is Mildred Seidman (the daughter of Irving Seidman and Rose Cook). Irving was born in Austria, the son of Jacob Seidman and Sarah Wainfeld. Rose was born in Tysmenytsia, Austria (now Ukraine), the daughter of Lippi/Lipa Cook and Rachel Sohwack.

Sources: Genealogy of Ilsey Juber – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Ilsey Juber – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Ilsey’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ilsey’s paternal grandparents, Nathan/Norman S. Juber and Doreen Marcus – http://www.familysearch.org

Ilsey’s maternal grandfather, Sherwood Schwartz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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Caron Bernstein

by Manila on December 7, 2017

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa

Date of Birth: 16 August, 1970

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Dutch [including remote Frisian], as well as small amount of French and German (mother)

Caron Bernstein is a South African model, actress, singer, and songwriter.

Caron’s father, Ivan Bernstein, is Jewish (of Lithuanian Jewish and English Jewish descent). He is pictured here.

Caron’s mother, Mariette (Margadant), is of Dutch (including remote Frisian) descent, as well as small amount of French and German ancestries.

Caron is married to American financier Andrew Schupak, with whom she has a son. She was previously married to German musician Richard Z. Kruspe.

Caron’s paternal grandfather was Henry Bernstein. Henry was a Lithuanian Jewish emigrant, from Tauragė, Tauragė.

Caron’s paternal grandmother was Clarissa Sale (the daughter of Isaac Sale and Minnie Herma). Isaac was the son of Joseph Sale and Freda.

Caron’s maternal grandfather was Piet “Peter” Margadant (the son of Frans Gerard Carel Margadant and Catharina Johanna Maria van Zwet). Piet was a Dutch emigrant, from Rotterdam. Frans was the son of Frans Karel Jacobus Margadant and Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw. Caron’s great-grandmother Catharina was the daughter of Karel Johannes van Zwet and Joba Wilhelmina Saraber.

Caron’s maternal grandmother was Suffrida Renica Hermanides (the daughter of an Casparus Henricus Hermanides and Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman). Suffrida was a Dutch emigrant, from Noordwijk, South Holland. Casparus was the son of Suffridus Renicus Hermanides and Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides, who were first cousins. Neeltje was the daughter of Gerrit Jan Hulsman and Anna Elizabeth Krenning.

Caron’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandmother, Maria van Schrevendijk.

Sources: Genealogy of Caron Bernstein – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of Caron’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Caron’s maternal grandfather, Piet Margadant – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-grandparents, Frans Gerard Carel Margadant and Catharina Johanna Maria van Zwet – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandfather, Frans Gerard Carel Margadant – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Frans Karel Jacobus Margadant and Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Frans Carel Jacobus Margadant – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Karel Johannes van Zwet and Joba Wilhelmina Saraber – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Karel Johannes van Zwet – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Joba Wilhelmina Saraber – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-grandparents, Casparus Henricus Hermanides and Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandfather, Casparus Henricus Hermanides – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandmother, Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Suffridus Renicus Hermanides and Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Suffridus Renicus Hermanides – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Gerrit Jan Hulsman and Anna Elisabeth Krenning – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Gerrit Jan Hulsman – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Elisabeth Krenning – https://www.familysearch.org

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