Polish Jewish

Amy Davidson

by madman on September 24, 2017

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Birth Name: Amy Elise Davidson

Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 15, 1979

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)

Amy Davidson is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Catherine and Joel Dennis Davidson. Amy’s father is Jewish. It is not clear if her mother is also Jewish.

Amy is married to actor Kacy Lockwood, with whom she has a son.

Amy’s paternal grandparents were Sidney Davidson and Clara Vogel (the daughter of Samuel Vogel and Anna R.). Sidney was born in New York. Samuel was born in Poland. Anna was born in Austria.

Sources: Obituary of Amy’s paternal grandfather, Sidney Davidson – http://www.legacy.com

Amy’s paternal grandmother, Clara Vogel, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Clara Vogel on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Amy’s paternal grandmother, Clara (Vogel) Davidson – http://www.legacy.com

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Bhad Bhabie

by ethnic on September 23, 2017

Danielle Bregoli – Danielle Bregoli Sighted Shopping in Hollywood on August 12, 2017 – Street – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: STPR / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Danielle Bregoli

Place of Birth: Boynton Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 26, 2003

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Italian (mother)

Bhad Bhabie, also known as “cash me ousside” girl, is an American internet personality and aspiring rapper. She first made her fame appearing on the Dr. Phil talk show at the age of thirteen. Bregoli is the daughter of Barbara Ann Bregoli and Ira Peskowitz, and was raised mainly by her mother.

Bhad’s paternal grandfather is Daniel M. Peskowitz (the son of Morris Peskowitz and Fanny Zweig). Daniel was born in New York, to Polish Jewish parents. Fanny was the daughter of Philip Zweig and Esther Steier.

Bhad’s paternal grandmother is Myra Fisher (the daughter of Yitzhak Fisher and Rachel).

Source: Death record of Bhad’s paternal great-grandmother, Fanny (Zweig) Peskowitz – https://www.familysearch.org


Iliza Shlesinger

by stlucas on September 21, 2017

Birth Name: Iliza Vie Shlesinger

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S. (possibly)

Date of Birth: February 22, 1983

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Iliza Shlesinger is an American comedian. She is also known for being the winner of the sixth season of Last Comic Standing.

Iliza is the daughter of Bonnie/Ronnie Carol (Schlien) and Fred Elliot Shlesinger. Iliza’s parents are Jewish.

Iliza’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Shlesinger/Schlessinger (the son of Morris/Maurice Schlessinger/Slesinger and Esther Lillian Markow). Benjamin was born in New York, to parents from Poland. Morris was the son of Solomon Slesinger and Jeny. Esther was the daughter of Morris Markow and Etta Segal.

Iliza’s paternal grandmother was named Thelma “Toby”.

Sources: Birth record of Iliza’s brother, Benjamin Alexander “Ben” Shlesinger – http://www.familysearch.org

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

Iliza’s paternal grandfather, Benjamin Shlesinger/Schlessinger, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Iliza’s paternal great-grandparents, Morris/Maurice Schlessinger/Slesinger and Esther Lillian Markow – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Iliza’s paternal grandmother, Thelma “Toby” Shlesinger Needleman – http://www.legacy.com

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Sandra Adair

by stlucas on September 12, 2017

Sandra Adair – 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Sandra B. Estrin

Place of Birth: Carlsbad, New Mexico, U.S.

Date of Birth: c. 1952

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Sandra Adair is an American film editor.

Sandra is the daughter of Rachel (London) and Herman Estrin.

Sandra’s paternal grandfather was Jacob/Yonkel Estrin (the son of Iche Labe Estrin and Zlotta Nurenberg). Jacob was born in California, to parents from Gomel, Belarus. Zlotta was the daughter of Mendel Nurenberg and Rachel.

Sandra’s paternal grandmother was Anna/Annie Bailen.

Sandra’s maternal grandfather was Samuel London (the son of Nochum Theodore London and Rochel Leah Kraus). Samuel was born in Warsaw, Poland (under Russian Empire). Nochum was the son of Solomon London and Rebecca Leah. Rochel was the daughter of Joseph Kraus and Chaje Kantowitz.

Sandra’s maternal grandmother was Jennie Kanarvogel (the daughter of Tzvi Hersh Karnavogel and Lotte Levy). Jennie was born in Austria. Tzvi was the son of Moshe Karnavogel and Lotte Glassman. Sandra’s great-grandmother Lotte was born in Lithuania.

Source: Genealogy of Sandra Adair – http://www.geni.com


Michaela Watkins

by stlucas on September 4, 2017

Michaela Watkins – 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards HBO After Party – Arrivals – Pacific Design Center – West Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Michaela Suzanne Watkins

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

Date of Birth: December 14, 1971

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Michaela Watkins is an American actress and comedian.

Michaela is the daughter of Myrna (Seidband) and Mark Edward Watkins. Her parents are both Jewish. Her sisters are Rebecca and Sarah and they were raised in DeWitt, New York. Michaela is married to businessperson Fred Kramer. Fred is also Jewish.

Michaela’s maternal grandparents were Nathan Seidband and Silvia/Sylvia Levin. Nathan was from Poland. Silvia was born in New Jersey, to parents from Russia, Morris Levin and Anna.

Sources: http://jewishjournal.com

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

Michaela’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Michaela’s maternal grandmother, Silvia/Sylvia Levin, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org