J.K. Rowling: Yes, there are Jewish students at Hogwarts
With Christmas just around the corner, many Harry Potter fans find themselves reminiscing about Hagrid’s 12 trees—which for some is then quickly followed by one burning question: Were there any Jewish students at Hogwarts?
In a recent fan Q&A on Twitter, one fan asked J.K. Rowling that question, to which she responded with a name: Anthony Goldstein was Jewish! Rowling then clarified: Goldstein wasn’t the only Jewish student; however, he’s the only one she knows by name.
With that special reason being…