List of Jews in the African diaspora

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This is a list of Jews who are part of the African diaspora.

Name Nationality Occupation
Mazor Bahaina[1] born 1973 Israel Politician
Darrin Bell[2] born 1975 United States Cartoonist
Linda Bellos[3] born 1950 United Kingdom Politician
David Bluthenthal[4] born 1980 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Lisa Bonet[5] born 1967 United States Actress
Nell Carter[6] 1948–2003 United States Singer and actress
Danielia Cotton[7] United States Singer, songwriter and guitarist
Craig David[8] born 1981 United Kingdom Singer-songwriter
Sammy Davis, Jr.[9] 1925–1990 United States Dancer and singer
Drake[10] born 1986 Canada Actor and rapper
Jordan Farmar[11] born 1986 United States Basketball player
Laïka Fatien[12] born 1968 France Jazz singer
Ada Fisher[13] born 1947 United States Physician and politician
Aaron Freeman[14] born 1956 United States Comedian
Capers C. Funnye Jr.[15] born 1952 United States Rabbi
Natan Gamedze[16] born 1963 Israel Rabbi
Goapele[17] born 1977 United States Singer-songwriter
Lewis Gordon[18] born 1962 United States Philosopher
Anais Granofsky[19] born 1973 Canada Actress and director
Ahuva Gray[20] Israel Writer and public speaker
Reuben Greenberg[21] born 1943 United States Criminologist
Lani Guinier[22] born 1950 United States Lawyer and scholar
Marcus Hardie[23] United States
Israel
Lawyer
Ben Harper[24] born 1967 United States Musician
Carolivia Herron[25] born 1967 United States Writer and scholar
Reese Hopkins[26] United States Radio talk show host
Ayala Ingedashet[27] born 1978 Israel Singer
Kidada Jones[28] born 1974 United States Actress
Rashida Jones[29] born 1976 United States Actress
Zab Judah[30] born 1977 United States Boxer
Jamaica Kincaid[31] born 1949 Antigua and Barbuda
United States
Author
Oona King[32] born 1967 United Kingdom Politician
Boris Kodjoe[33] born 1973 Austria
United States
Actor
Yaphet Kotto[34] born 1937 United States Actor
Lenny Kravitz[34] born 1964 United States Musician
Julius Lester[35] born 1939 United States Author
Lauren London[36] born 1984 United States Actress and fashion model
Elliott Maddox[37] born 1947 United States Baseball player
Saoul Mamby[38] born 1947 United States Boxer
Esti Mamo[39] born 1983 Israel Fashion model
Adisu Massala[40] born 1961 Israel Politician
Taylor Mays[41] born 1988 United States American football player
James McBride[42] born 1957 United States Writer and musician
Yavilah McCoy[43] born 1972 United States Teacher
Adah Isaacs Menken[44] 1835–1868 United States Actress and poet
"Magnificent" Montague[45] born 1928 United States Disc jockey
Shlomo Molla[46] born 1965 Israel Politician
Walter Mosley[47] born 1952 United States Novelist
Joshua Nelson[48] United States Gospel singer
Sophie Okonedo[11] born 1969 United Kingdom Actress
Sean Paul[49] born 1973 Jamaica Reggae musician
Aulcie Perry[50] born 1950 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Rain Pryor[51] born 1969 United States Actress and comedienne
Joshua Redman[52] born 1969 United States Jazz saxophonist
Tracee Ellis Ross[53] born 1972 United States Actress and model
Rowetta[54] born 1966 United Kingdom Singer
Tahounia Rubel[55] born 1988 Israel Fashion model
Maya Rudolph[8] born 1972 United States Actress and comedienne
Sirak M. Sabahat[56] born 1981 Israel Actor
Meskie Shibru-Sivan[57] born 1967 Israel Actress and singer
Shyne[58] born 1981 Belize Rapper
Willie "The Lion" Smith[59] 1897–1973 United States Jazz pianist
Alysa Stanton[60] United States Rabbi
Michelle Stein-Evers[61] United States
Australia
Historian and political analyst
Amar'e Stoudemire[62] born 1982 United States Basketball player
Amiya Taga[63] born 1985 Israel Football player
Baruch Tegegne[64] born 1944 Canada Activist
Khleo Thomas[65] born 1989 United States Actor
Andre Tippett[66] born 1959 United States American football player
Alex Tyus[67] born 1988 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Rebecca Walker[68] born 1969 United States Feminist and writer
Justin Warfield[69] born 1973 United States Rapper
Robin Washington[70] born 1956 United States Journalist and filmmaker
Jamila Wideman[71] born 1975 United States Basketball player
Andre Williams[72] born 1936 United States R&B musician
Jackie Wilson[73] 1934–1984 United States Singer
Y-Love[74] born 1978 United States Hip-hop artist

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