How Jewish Was Franklin Delano Roosevelt?

Roosevelt, a largely Dutch Jewish surname, translates to Rosenfeld in German. Some argue that as FDR’s mom was a gentile, he was not Jewish under Jewish law, therefore NOT Jewish. With that said…1. Bernard M. Baruch — a financier and adviser to FDR.2. Felix Frankfurter — Supreme Court Justice; a key player in FDR’s New […]