When Kerry was Kohn: The Jewish roots of John Kerry

BOSTON – Senator John Kerry, with his mother’s New England patrician pedigree and his Irish last name actually has a grandfather who was born a Jew in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.

 

 

The news was a revelation to Kerry himself, who only found out about his Jewish roots while running in the 2004 presidential election.

 

 

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-features/when-kerry-was-kohn-the-jewish-roots-of-john-kerry.premium-1.489209

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