Michelle Williams says she plans to raise her children Jewish


December 23, 2022

Michelle Williams

(JTA) - Michelle Williams is one of the only non-Jewish actors with a starring role in "The Fabelmans," director Steven Spielberg's autobiographical film based on his Jewish family.

But it turns out that Williams, who plays the Spielberg character's mother, has a Jewish family of her own. She told the Wall Street Journal that she and her Jewish husband, director Thomas Kail, are raising their two young children with Judaism and that she is studying the religion herself.

"I can't teach it to them unless I learn it first," Williams, who was raised as a Christian, told the newspaper. She said...

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