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Ivanka Trump, Jewish Mother

By Lucy Cohen Blatter

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She’s certainly not your typical Jewish mother, but she’s a Jewish mother no less.

Ivanka Trump — Donald’s daughter, ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ judge and jewelry designer — and her husband, New York Observer owner Jared Kushner, welcomed a baby girl on Sunday. Trump took to Twitter on Monday to announce the baby’s name: “Jared and I are having so much fun playing with our daughter! Arabella Rose is beyond adorable. She’s truly a blessing.”

Trump converted to Judaism before her October 2009 nuptials to Kushner.

While she was pregnant, Trump addressed the fact that their baby would be born with a silver spoon in her mouth. “We have our work cut out for us to ensure that our daughter is grounded and not spoiled,” she said.

To that we say, good luck! (Oh, and Mazel Tov!)


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