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JEWISH TRIVIA: Celebs who had a bar or bat mitzvah in June

July Jewish birthday quiz

for The Brooklyn Paper

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Which Jewish member of this 1986 SNL cast celebrates a birthday in July?
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Larry “Confident bald man” David is the orator of question #2’s quote. On July 2 he will turn 66.
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On July 4, playwright and screenwriter, Neil Simon will turn 86.
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On July 16, actor, Corey Feldman will turn 42.
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Jon Lovitz was a member of the 1986 SNL cast. On July 21 he will turn 56.
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Daniel Radcliffe’s most famous role as Harry Potter has inspired a real-life (or “muggle” version) of the fictional game “Quidditch.” The sport was created in 2005 at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. It has grown into its own separate and distinct sport after six publications of rulebooks. On July 23 he will turn 24.
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Actress Maya Rudolph was in the studio when her mother, Minnie Riperton, recorded "Lovin' You." Near the end of the track, you can hear Riperton singing "Maya, Maya, Maya" to Rudolph. On July 27, she will turn 41.
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On July 28, actress Elizabeth Berkley will turn 41.
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Actress Lisa Kudrow received her BA in Biology from Vassar College, intending to follow in her father's footsteps and research headaches. On July 30 she will turn 50.

July is upon us … and it’s hot — just like this quiz! Our Jewish celebrities this month are so sizzling you can fry a latke on them! We’ve got old ones, young ones, funny ones, and two teen-idol Jews: one that still considers Michael Jackson circa his Thriller era a fashion icon and another who was quite literally saved by the bell.

We’re so excited! We’re so excited (we’re … so scared) to have you take this quiz, we’re going to lay it out for you right now just like a July 4 firework. BOOM!:

1) Slide #1: Which Jewish member of this 1986 SNL cast celebrates a birthday in July?

2) Which funny Jew once said: “Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man — there’s your diamond in the rough?”

3) This Jewish actor of a famous franchise magically evoked a semi-contact, college team sport that’s had numerous “World Cups?”

4) Which Jewish actress is the daughter of singer Minnie Riperton and music composer Richard Rudolph?

5) Which brainy actress received her BA in Biology from Vassar College and, while she was trying to get her acting career started, earned a research credit for work on the comparative likelihood of left-handed individuals developing cluster headaches?

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