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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Karlie Kloss converted to Judaism before marrying Josh Kushner, the brother of President Trumps senior adviser Jared Kushner, last year. Photo: Robert Kamau/GC Images

Karlie Kloss says converting to Judaism wasn’t just about Josh Kushner

Marcy Oster July 2, 2019

(JTA) — Supermodel Karlie Kloss said she did not take her conversion to Judaism lightly and that she came out of the experience stronger.“Changing part of who you are for someone else can be seen as weak,” she told British Vogue. “But you know...

Jared Kushners brother Josh and supermodel Karlie Kloss, who converted to Judaism for him, tied the knot. (Karlie Kloss/Twitter)

Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner celebrate marriage…again

Marcy Oster June 24, 2019

(JTA) — Joshua Kushner, brother of White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, and supermodel Karlie Kloss held a second wedding celebration in Wyoming.The second wedding over the weekend, first reported by People Magazine, comes eight months after the...

Karlie Kloss converted to Judaism before marrying Josh Kushner, the brother of President Trumps senior adviser Jared Kushner, last year. Photo: Robert Kamau/GC Images

Karlie Kloss confirms conversion to Judaism to marry Joshua Kushner

Marcy Oster March 18, 2019

(JTA) — Supermodel Karlie Kloss made it official: She converted to Judaism in order to marry Joshua Kushner.Appearing on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” Kloss was responding to a viewer question about whether she converted before...

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The 50 best Jewish pop culture moments of 2018

Emily Burack December 18, 2018

What a year it was for Jews in pop culture. We can probably say that almost every year, but truly, in 2018, Jewish celebrities permeated the zeitgeist. “The Band’s Visit” – a musical set in Israel — swept the Tony Awards. Timothée Chamalet...

Joshua Kushner, Jared’s younger brother, weds supermodel in Jewish ceremony

JTA October 19, 2018

(JTA) — Joshua Kushner, the brother of President Donald Trump’s senior advisor Jared, married supermodel Karlie Kloss.Joshua Kushner, 33, whose older sibling is married to Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, proposed to Kloss earlier this year. They held...

Karlie Kloss converts to Judaism, gets engaged to Joshua Kushner

Josefin Dolsten July 24, 2018

Karlie Kloss at Paris Fashion Week, July 2, 2018. (Edward Berthelot/Getty Images)(JTA) — After six years of dating, Joshua Kushner has sealed the deal with supermodel Karlie Kloss.Kushner, 33, the brother of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and...

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