his mother, one elisabeth greene, considered herself jewish. her own mother was marie grace de lancey forth, who was a jew. so by jewish law, since his maternal grandmother is jewish, he himself is jewish. but he doesn't really talk about it a lot.
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)
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