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a Jew of eastern European or German descent

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To see whether they could determine the risks of breast and ovarian cancers among Ashkenazi Jewish women without considering either their personal or family histories of those cancers, the investigators looked for healthy Ashkenazi Jewish men and screened them for the mutations of interest.
Eliezer Ashkenazi offers a different portrait of the Tower generation.
Israel has two chief rabbis, one Ashkenazi and one Sephardi, whose responsibilities include running the rabbinical courts and regulating the food supervision industry.
Through historical chance, there's a country with an exaggerated concentration of Ashkenazi women: Israel.
Israel's chief Ashkenazi rabbi has been put under house arrest after a marathon grilling by detectives on suspicion of bribery, theft and breach of trust, police said on Friday.
Ashkenazi spent seven years with Playtech, directing the day-to-day operational and business activities as the company grew rapidly from 200 to more than 2,400 employees.
This accordion produces music when you play it," Ashkenazi was quoted as saying.
Most but not all diseases caused by genetic mutations among Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe are disabling and fatal.
PNN On Monday, 7th May, Defence Minister Ehud Barak accused former Israel Defence Forces Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi of bribery.
There are (1) the old Ashkenazim (Jews of European origin); (2) the Oriental (or "Sephardi") Jews; (3) the religious (partly Ashkenazi, partly Oriental); (4) the "Russians", immigrants from all the countries of the former Soviet union; and (5) the Palestinian-Arab citizens, who did not come from anywhere.
Speaking at an event in Toronto Monday, Ashkenazi stressed that the Israeli leadership should seek to reengage with the Palestinian leadership in order to avoid a unilaterally declared Palestine state in the UN this September, and recommended the issue to be solved "through coordination between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and not through a struggle".
The origin of Ashkenazi Jewry; the controversy unraveled.
Ashkenazi said Monday that sudden shift and occurrences in the region compel
Israeli army chief Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi reportedly told a visiting US Congress delegation in late 2009 that Israel was preparing itself for a large-scale war since it would be "easier to scale down to a smaller operation than to do the opposite".