But what if one plays a Jew in three movies, you ask? Then marry him, make sure that he converts to Judaism, and have a lot of blond, steely-eyed, Jewish babies.
Because with the current release of "Defiance", dream crush Daniel Craig has now played a Polish Jewish guerilla fighter, an American Jewish soldier (in "Fateless") and a Jewish Mossad (in "Munich"). (Editor's update, June 22, 2011: Way to go, Rachel Weisz!
Thus, a mixed marriage is forbidden as is the union of a horse and a donkey, and in both unions the offspring are judged matrilineally.
consolidated their hold with the emergence of the Kingdom of Israel, and the Kingdom of Judah.
Some consider that these Canaanite sedentary Israelites melded with incoming nomadic groups known as 'Hebrews'.
Karaite Judaism predominantly follows patrilineal descent. Jewish identity is also commonly defined through ethnicity.
Stores sold a device that could be placed on a person’s head: Twirl the dials, and it was guaranteed to tell whether the person was an Aryan or a Jew.
Allegedly, Jewish heads are round and fat, while Aryan heads are narrow and thin.
The question is based on ideas about Jewish personhood, which have cultural, ethnic religious, political, genealogical, and personal dimensions.
Orthodox Judaism and Conservative Judaism follow the Halakha, deeming a person to be Jewish if their mother is Jewish, or they underwent a proper conversion.