Really?!Ivanka Trump Changed Religions When She Married Husband Jared Kushner
It's clear Ivanka Trump is a Republican, but many are curious to know what religion the First Daughter is.
Donald Trump's little girl was born and raised a Presbyterian Christian. However, when she married her now-husband, Jared Kushner, she decided to convert. Get all the details on her religion below!
What religion is Ivanka Trump?
In July 2009, Ivanka officially converted to Orthodox Judaism.
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Did Ivanka convert before or after she married Jared Kushner?
Three months before!
When did Ivanka Trump marry Jared Kushner?
The two tied the knot in a romantic Jewish ceremony on Oct. 25, 2009.
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Do Ivanka and Jared have kids?
Yes! The couple are parents to three children, Arabella, 5, Joseph, 3, and Theodore, 1.
What is Ivanka Trump's Hebrew name?
The 35-year-old took the name Yael.
Do Ivanka and Jared actually observe the Jewish religion?
"We don’t eat meat… Or, well, we keep kosher," Ivanka previously told Vogue. "We’re pretty observant, more than some, less than others. I just feel like it’s such an intimate thing for us."
The family also observes Sabbath. "From Friday to Saturday we don’t do anything but hang out with one another. We don’t make phone calls," Ivanka confessed.
How does Ivanka feel about her decision to convert?
"I always shied away from it being a public conversation because it’s such a personal thing," she told the publication. "It’s been such a great life decision for me. I am very modern, but I’m also a very traditional person, and I think that’s an interesting juxtaposition in how I was raised as well. I really find that with Judaism, it creates an amazing blueprint for family connectivity."
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Has Ivanka been to Israel?
In May 2017, Ivanka and Jared traveled with the POTUS for the first official visit to Jerusalem. During their stay, she saw the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Old City of Jerusalem, and Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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