Birth Name: Jared Corey Kushner
Place of Birth: Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 10, 1981
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Jared Kushner is an American businessperson and investor. He was Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, from January 20, 2017 to January 20, 2021, and Director of the Office of American Innovation, from March 27, 2017 to January 20, 2021.
Jared is the son of Seryl (Stadtmauer) and Charles Kushner (born Chanan 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, with whom he has three children. Ivanka is the daughter of Ivana Trump (born Ivana Marie Zelníčková), a model, and Donald Trump, a businessperson, television personality, and the 45th President of the United States. Ivanka converted to Orthodox Judaism.
Jared’s paternal grandfather was Joseph “Yossel” Kushner (born Berkowitz, the son of Moshe Berkowitz and Chana Slonimski). Joseph was born in Kostrzyn nad Odrą, Poland, and survived the Holocaust. He took his wife’s surname of Kushner. Chana was murdered by the Nazis in 1942.
Jared’s paternal grandmother was Reichel “Rae” Kushner (the daughter of Naum Kushner and Hinda Leah Bloch). Reichel was born in Navahrudak, Hrodna Province, Belarus, and survived the Holocaust. Hinda was the daughter of Moishe Bloch and Esther. Hinda was killed by the Nazis in 1943.
Jared’s maternal grandfather is Morris/Moishe Raphael ben Yehoshua Stadtmauer (the son of Oscar Yehoshua/Joshua Stadtmauer and Sophia/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. Sophia was the daughter of Morris Wolf and Pauline Bienfeld.
Jared’s maternal grandmother is Marilyn Felsen (the daughter of Julius Felsen and Anat/Annette Meister). Marilyn was born in New York, of Polish Jewish descent. Julius was born in Buszkowice, near Przemysl, Poland, 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
Family history of Jared’s paternal grandmother, Reichel “Rae” Kushner – http://www.latimes.com
Jared’s maternal grandfather, Morris/Moishe Raphael ben Yehoshua Stadtmauer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Jared’s maternal great-grandmother, Anat/Annette Meister – http://query.nytimes.com