Is Rachel Maddow Jewish?
No She is not Jewish.
Her Mother is from Canada and is of Irish decent, and her Father
of Russian descent. Rachel Maddow was raised as a Catholic.
On the January 28, 2010 episode of The Rachel Maddow Show on
MSNBC, Maddow said she was "distantly" Jewish during an interview
with Tracey Ullman.
Maddow is in fact of Jewish descent on her father's side. The
name Maddow was changed from her paternal grandfather's name of