Daniel Dale

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: March 28, 1985

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Daniel Dale is a Canadian journalist and fact-checker. He worked for the Toronto Star, and, as of 2019, appears on CNN.

His maternal grandparents were Polish Jewish immigrants. His father is also of Polish Jewish descent.

Daniel’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Dale (the son of Moshe Morris/Moszek Dombrofsky and Bracha/Brucha Keshenberg). Moshe was born in Poland, the son of Yeshua Nathan Jona Dombrowski. Bracha was born in Łagów, Mazovia, Poland, the daughter of Israel Avraham Keshenberg.

Daniel’s paternal grandmother was named Tillie Moskowitz.

Daniel’s maternal grandfather was Joseph/Yosef Aryeh Erlich (the son of Hersh/Tzvi Baruch Erlich and Zlata Czarna Fink). Joseph was born in Grabowice, Poland, and spent World War II in Russia to avoid the Nazis. Hersh was the son of Mortre/Mordechai Aaron/Aharon David Erlich and Hena Sail. Zlata was the daughter of Joseph Leib Fink and Brucha Szterin.

Daniel’s maternal grandmother was Reizel/Raisel Bergstein (the daughter of Avraham Bergstein and Chana Chemnly). Reizel was born in Lukow, Poland. Chana was the daughter of Reuben Chemnly and Hinde.

Sources: Interview with Daniel Dale – http://www.shalomlife.com

Website of Daniel’s brother, with family history – https://daveed.co

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

Obituary of Daniel’s paternal grandfather, Samuel Dale – https://ottawacitizen.remembering.ca

Obituary of Daniel’s maternal grandfather, Joseph/Yosef Aryeh Erlich – https://www.legacy.com

3 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:

    His father’s name is Ronald Dale. I’d bet his father is of predominantly English background, but that’s just an educated guess.

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