According to Wikipedia,
Jacob Pavlovich Kogan is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 2007 psychological thriller Joshua and as the young Spock in J. J. Abrams' Star Trek. Life and career Kogan was born in New York City to author and photographer Deborah Copaken Kogan and Russian-born child actor Paul Kogan. Paul emigrated from Moscow, Russia . Kogan has two younger siblings; a sister, Sasha and a brother, Leo . His mother's family were Jewish immigrants from Russia, Ukraine and Lithuania, and his father is a Russian-Jewish immigrant. He considers himself Jewish and an atheist.