Zuckerberg moves his readers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts picture of his daughter drinking from heirloom kiddush cup.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

Mark Zuckerberg with his daughter Max
Mark Zuckerberg with his daughter Max
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page

In a Facebook post on Friday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote about how he and his non-Jewish wife Priscilla Chan remind their children of their Jewish heritage.

Judaism is matrilineal, and Zuckerberg's children are not Jewish. The marriage is included in the nearly 80% statistic for intermarriage of non-Orthodox American Jews, putting the future of American Jewry on a downward spiral mitigated only slightly by the growing number of observant Jews.

"For Shabbat (Sabbath) tonight, we gave Max a kiddush cup that has been in our family for almost 100 years," Zuckerberg wrote.

"Her great-great-grandfather Max got it after our family immigrated here and it has been passed down through our family ever since."

Zuckerberg, whose wife recently gave birth to a second daughter, will take two months of paternity leave.