No, former CIA Director David Petraeus is not a Jew. Petraeus is a Christian.
David Howell Petraeus was born in Cornwall, N.Y., on Nov. 7, 1952. His father, Sixtus, was a Dutch-born ship captain who met David's mother, Miriam, at the Seaman's Church Institute in New York.
Shortly after graduating from West Point, Petraeus married the daughter of the academy's superintendent, Holly Knowlton. Holly and David were married on July 6, 1974 at West Point's Cadet Chapel.