Polish Jewish

Micah Hauptman

by stlucas on March 19, 2018

Birth Name: Micah Adam Hauptman

Place of Birth: Olmsted, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: December 26, 1973

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, possibly other

Micah Hauptman is an American actor.

Micah is the son of Jeri Lynn (Pomerantz) and Stephen Phillip Hauptman. He was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Micah’s mother is Jewish.

Micah’s maternal grandfather was Isadore Pomerantz/Pomerance (the son of Alex Pomerantz and Minnie Landau). Isadore was born in Warsaw, Poland. Alex was the son of Jacob Pomerantz.

Micah’s maternal grandmother was Mabel Smuleson (the daughter of Samuel Smuleson and Sophie Poder). Samuel was born in Russia, the son of Sol Smuleson and Bessie Kagan. Sophie was born in Illinois, to parents from Russia, Harris Poder and Mabel Blenness.

Sources: Birth record of Micah Hauptman – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Micah’s mother – http://www.geni.com

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Sara Netanyahu

by follers on March 4, 2018

Sara Netanyahu – 2012 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference – Walter Washington Convention Center – Washington, DC, USA – Photo Credit: Laurence Agron / PR Photos

Birth Name: Sara Ben-Artzi

Place of Birth: Kiryat Tiv’on, Israel

Date of Birth: 5 November, 1958

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Sara Netanyahu is an Israeli educational and career psychologist. She is the wife of Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been Prime Minister of Israel, since 2009, and previously from 1996 to 1999. They have two children.

Sara is the daughter of Chava/Hava (Paritzky‎‏) and Shmuel Ben-Artzi (born Samuel Han/Haan), a writer, poet, and educator. Her father was born in Biłgoraj, Congress Poland, Russian Empire. Her mother is a sixth-generation Jerusalemite.

Sara’s paternal grandfather was Moishe/Moshe Han/Hon (the son of Zeev Hon and Khana Beile). Moishe was born in Tarnogród, Biłgoraj County, Lublin Voivodeship.

Sara’s paternal grandmother was named Chava Sima Tauber.

Sara’s maternal grandfather was named Dov Paritzky‎‏.

Source: Genealogy of Sara Netanyahu – https://www.geni.com



by Manila on February 27, 2018

Birth Name: Justin David Blau

Place of Birth: Syosset, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 9, 1991

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, Italian, possibly other (mother)

3LAU is an American DJ and electronic dance music producer.

His father, Russell Mark Blau, is a lawyer. His mother, Linda May (Wallace), is an enterpreneur.

3LAU’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Naftaly Blau.

3LAU’s paternal grandfather was Martin Blau (the son of Edward Blau and Pauline Feiring). Martin was the vice president for advertising and publicity of Columbia Pictures International. Edward was the son of Austrian Jewish emigrants, Samuel “Sam” Blau and Sarah Schreck. Pauline was an Austrian Jewish emigrant, and was the daughter of Moses Feiring and Celia Reh.

3LAU’s paternal grandmother was Cynthia Francine Klein (the daughter of John Klein and Regina “Gene” Tishman). John was the son of Hungarian Jewish emigrants, Isadore Klein and Fanny Chodoroff. Regina was the daughter of Polish Jewish emigrants, Isaac Tishman and Hannah Bramer.

3LAU’s maternal grandfather is Ralph Edward Wallace, Jr. (the son of Ralph Edward Wallace and Pauline Mary Gangelere). 3LAU’s great-grandfather Ralph’s father, Frederick Wallace, was an Australian emigrant, from Sydney, New South Wales, whose own parents were English. 3LAU’s great-grandfather’s Ralph’s mother, Patience Louise Hiscock, was a Canadian emigrant, from St. John’s, Newfoundland (now part of Newfoundland and Labrador), and was of English descent. Pauline was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Pasquale Gangelere and Angelina Camarata.

3LAU’s maternal grandmother is named Irene May.

Sources: Genealogy of 3LAU (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Marriage announcement of 3LAU’s parents – http://www.nytimes.com

Genealogy of 3LAU’s maternal grandfather, Ralph Edward Wallace, Jr. – https://www.geni.com


Geoffrey Fieger

by follers on February 24, 2018

Birth Name: Geoffrey Nels Fieger

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 23, 1950

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*German, Norwegian (mother)

Geoffrey Fieger is an American attorney. He is a senior partner at the law firm of Fieger, Fieger, Kenney & Harrington P.C., and a legal commentator for NBC and MSNBC.

He is a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2020.

Geoffrey is the son of June Beth (Oberer) and Bernard Julian Fieger. His brother was singer, songwriter, and musician Doug Fieger, who was the rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist for the band The Knack.

His father was Jewish. His mother was of German and Norwegian descent.

Geoffrey’s paternal grandfather was Gerrie Fieger (the son of Aaron/Irvin Fieger and Rachel/Rachael/Regine Granitzer/Grenetse/Granetza/Granitza). Gerrie was born in New York. Aaron was born in Russia, the son of Jahuda Harris Fieger, from Warsaw, Poland, and of Rachel Augelch. Geoffrey’s great-grandmother Rachel Granitza was born in Germany, the daughter of Lewis Granitzer and Sarah Blondman, who was born in Warsaw.

Geoffrey’s paternal grandmother was named Charlotte Rose. Charlotte was born in New York.

Geoffrey’s maternal grandfather was Walter Ernest Oberer (the son of Frank Anton/Anthony Oberer and Christine/Christina/Christian Eichinlaub). Frank and Christine were born in Ohio, both of them to German parents.

Geoffrey’s maternal grandmother was Ida Bergh/Birkhill (the daughter of Nicholas/Nicolay Bergh/Birkhill and Albertine Eilersten). Ida was Norwegian, and immigrated with her parents to Manitoba, Canada.

Sources: Genealogy of Geoffrey Fieger (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Geoffrey’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Geoffrey’s paternal great-grandparents, Aaron/Irvin Fieger and Rachel/Rachael/Regine Granitzer/Grenetse/Granetza/Granitza – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Geoffrey’s maternal grandparents, Walter Ernest Oberer and Ida Bergh/Birkhill – https://familysearch.org

Geoffrey’s maternal grandfather, Walter Ernest Oberer, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Geoffrey’s maternal grandmother, Ida Bergh/Birkhill, on the 1911 Canada Census – https://familysearch.org

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Mason Novick

by stlucas on February 13, 2018

Birth Name: Mason I. Novick

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 20, 1974

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Mason Novick is an American film producer.

Mason is the son of Barry Novick.

Mason’s paternal grandfather was Milton Edward Novick (the son of Abraham Novick and Mary Meyer). Milton was born in Illinois, to parents from Poland.

Mason’s paternal grandmother was Suzanne S. Freshman (the daughter of David Freshman and Rebecca Goldstein). Suzanne was born in Illinois, to parents from Russia.

Source: Obituary of Mason’s paternal grandmother, Suzanne (Freshman) Novick – http://www.legacy.com

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