Francis Palgrave – English historian
Boris Pasternak – Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958. He converted to Eastern Orthodoxy from Judaism.
Paul the Apostle – early Christian leader and author of many New Testament epistles
Corey Pavin – PGA golfer
Johannes Pfefferkorn – German theologian and writer
Friedrich Adolf Philippi – German Lutheran theologian
Howard Phillips – prominent American conservative leader and former presidential candidate
Lorenzo Da Ponte – Italian librettist
Harry Reems – adult film actor
Paul Reuter – German entrepreneur, and the founder of Reuters News Agency. On 16 November 1845, he converted to Christianity, in a ceremony at St. George’s German Lutheran Chapel in London.
David Ricardo – English political economist
Gillian Rose – British philosopher and sociologist
Moishe Rosen – founder of Jews for Jesus
Tsaritsa Sarah-Theodora of Bulgaria – wife of tsar Ivan Alexander, tsaritsa in the late Second Bulgarian Empire
Joseph Schereschewsky – Episcopal Bishop of Shanghai, founder of Saint John’s University, Shanghai, bible translator
Arnold Schoenberg, composer who converted to Christianity in 1898 but returned to Judaism in 1933
Eduard von Simson – German jurist and politician
Dan Spitz – lead guitarist of the heavy metal band Anthrax
Friedrich Julius Stahl – Prussian jurist and conservative thinker
Sir Aurel Stein (1862-1943) – Hungarian-British orientalist, archaeologist, historian…
Edith Stein – nun, martyr, saint
Siegbert Tarrasch – challenger for the World Chess Championship
Mordechai Vanunu – considered a whistle-blower on Israel’s nuclear programme who was subsequently kidnapped, tried and imprisoned by Israel.
Rahel Varnhagen (born Rahel Levin) – writer and saloniste
Simone Weil – French philosopher and activist
Otto Weininger – Austrian philosopher
Eugene Wigner – Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received half of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963. He and his family converted to Lutheranism.
Joseph Wolff – German missionary
Sir Moses Ximenes – 18th century English merchant
David Levy Yulee – United States Senator from Florida
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. – American actor
Israel Zolli – former Chief Rabbi of Rome