This Day in Jewish History 1935: It’s Elvis’s Birthday And, Yes, He Was a Jew

By halakha, if not in practice: The King’s maternal great-great-grandmother was a member of the Tribe.

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January 8, 1935, is the birthdate of Elvis Presley, making today the 80th anniversary of the birth of one of the Western world’s most adored entertainers, a man whose early career changed the direction of...