Is Fareed Zakaria Jewish?

No, the celebrity public intellectual Fareed Zakaria in not a Jew.

The Times reports that he has become an editor at Time Magazine and gives a few salient biographical details at the end of their profile.
...Born into a Muslim family in Mumbai, India, Mr. Zakaria received a secular education and has been a centrist voice in a period of extensive debate over Western attitudes and policies toward the Muslim world. After the attacks of Sept. 11, Mr. Zakaria published an influential essay titled “Why They Hate Us.”

This month, Mr. Zakaria returned a First Amendment award presented to him five years ago by the Anti-Defamation League, citing the group’s opposition to a community center including a prayer room that is set to be built two blocks away from ground zero, the site of the World Trade Center attack.

In a letter that accompanied the decision, he said that he could not “in good conscience hold onto the award.”
Good luck in your new job, Fareed.

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