Scarlett Johansson Is Not an Israeli

American actress Scarlett Johansson is Jewish according to Jewish law, but should that automatically make Israel her nation-state? A proposed basic law stipulates so.

WASHINGTON − As the daughter of a Jewish mother ‏(of Ashkenazi background from New York‏), American actress Scarlett Johansson is Jewish according to halacha, or Jewish religious law, and thus a potential Israeli according to the country’s Law of Return....