Sandra Bernhard


Bernhard in 2006, photo by Slomotion777

Birth Name: Sandra Gail Bernhard

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

Date of Birth: June 6, 1955

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Sandra Bernhard is an American actress, comedian, singer, and author.

Sandra is the daughter of Jeanette and Jerome Bernhard. She was raised in Conservative Judaism, and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony. She has a daughter.

Sandra’s paternal grandfather was Lester Clarence Bernhard (the son of Jacob Bernhard and Marion Abrams/Sherville). Lester was born in New York. Jacob was born in Shirvent, Lithuania, the son of Avram Bernhard and Hanna Leah Matuk. Marion was the daughter of Abraham Sherville and Pese Bracha.

Sandra’s paternal grandmother was Lillian Schwartz (the daughter of George Schwartz and Marie).

Sandra’s maternal grandfather was Samuel “Sam” Lalebmie/Lazebnik (the son of David Lazebnik and Shandle Solomyonik). Samuel was born in Russia. David was the son of Velvel Lazebnik and Zelda. Shandle was the daughter of Abraham Solomyonik and Tible Fagle.

Sandra’s maternal grandmother was Itka/Edith Eisenberg (the daughter of Dovid/David Shlaima Solomon Isenberg and Razl/Razel Lutsky). Itka was born in Russia. Dovid was the son of Gershon Isenberg and Sora Leah Schwartz. Razl was the daughter of Brocha.

Source: Genealogy of Sandra Bernhard –


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