Question: Was Ben Stiller a bar mitzvah?


Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City and raised on the Upper West Side. ... While they were never a very religious family, they celebrated both Hanukkah and Christmas, and Stiller had a Bar Mitzvah.

Ben Stiller was born and raised in New York City in a Jewish family of entertainers. His father is famous comedian Jerry Stiller.

Was Ben Stiller a bar mitzvah?

Stiller's mother, Anne Meara, was raised Irish Catholic, but converted to the Jewish faith. As a result, Stiller considers himself both Jewish and Catholic, saying: I'm Jewish and Catholic.

Was Ben Stiller a bar mitzvah?

Oh yeah, a lot of guilt. Stiller had a bar mitzvah, but his family celebrated both Christian and Jewish holidays growing up, though his upbringing was admittedly more Jewish.

Bar and Bat Mitzvah

Of course, the Jewish comedian has become a real-life cliche, so it wouldn't be right to not end with a bit of funny stuff. Stiller recounts performing with his father at a Jewish function: We covered 'Hey, Jude. In 2012, Stiller expressed some disappointment in Obama's first four years, saying: I'm disappointed that we haven't seen more bold decisions from him and a willingness, I think, to maybe stick to more of what he had, in his campaign, had said in terms of what he was willing to do.

Was Ben Stiller a bar mitzvah?

He's pretty liberal, at least in terms of the animal rights issue. Stiller joined a slew of celebrities pals in a public service announcement designed to raise awareness about the killing of dolphins off the coast of Japan.

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