that Marx is referred to as a Jew by just about everyone, despite being baptised as a child and raised Lutheran, is a strong argument for Judaism being more than a religion and not even really something that can be escaped no matter who you are. particularly in Marx's day but also today.

he also had absolutely no Jewish education nor connection to the secular Jewish community, and yet he was and is attacked for being part of a massive worldwide Jewish conspiracy

relevant piece of short fiction by a Yiddish writer translated into English, recently published by Jewish Currents:

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