Just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. Rowling says at least one "Harry Potter" wizard is Jewish.

Just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. Rowling says at least one "Harry Potter" wizard is Jewish.
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It's easy to feel like a wizard in a world of muggles when you're Jewish at Christmastime.

J.K. Rowling gets it. So she was quick to reply when a Jewish fan tweeted at her with the following urgent question about wizard religion:

Just one hour later, Rowling replied:

Anthony Goldstein! Of course! Everyone's favorite Ravenclaw background character, who first appears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as a member of Dumbledore's Army.

Who needs a Harry or a Hermione when we have Anthony Goldstein? Okay, sure, I was rooting for Dumbledore or at least McGonagall, but no, no, Anthony Goldstein's great, too. I totally remember him from the books.

Major big deal wizard guy. Can't wait for Adam Sandler to put this famous Hogwarts bocher in his next Hanukkah song.

Have a Dementor-free Hanukkah, y'all.

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