Ashkenazi

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a Jew of eastern European or German descent

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According to Raanan Rein and Mollie Lewis Nouwen, Israel, published by Moroccan Jews in Argentina in the first half of the twentieth century, reported on Ashkenazim and Sephardim and sought out both as readers and contributors.
For example, various contributors address the diversity of Sephardic groups and hint at the differences between Sephardim and Ashkenazim and among the national experiences.
The Likud represents the bulk of the Orientals, though almost all its leaders are Ashkenazim.
Since they were the first to arrive, long before the establishment of the state, Ashkenazim control most of the centers of power -- social, political, economic, cultural et al.
all Ashkenazim are now clear that you are Jews of the same blood and faith.
These Jewish intellectuals and activists built early connections between Ashkenazim and Sephardim that were eventually strengthened by intramarriage, which further broke down barriers between these communities (with the exception of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn who have continued to marry within their own group).
Since the YAP disparity also held for both the Ashkenazim and Sephardim, "this result is consistent with an origin for the Jewish priesthood antedating the division of the world Jewry into Ashkenazic and Sephardic communities," the researchers said in the Jan.
The new service will be available to all high risk Ashkenazim without requiring prior testing of an affected family member.
These surprisingly high figures come from studies of Ashkenazim in the general population, not just individuals known to be at high risk because of family history.
Mizrahim and Ashkenazim meet under one roof in junior high school.
But the presence of the new Arab population also exacerbated the bitter ideological quarrels between the Ashkenazim and Sephardim.
What Hitler and Stalin tried to do was evil and was wrong; what the Ashkenazim are doing to the Palestinians - whose country they are squatting in - is just as wrong and just as evil, if not more so.
Descending from a line of Eastern European Jews, the Ashkenazim now account for around 80 percent of all Jews worldwide, including more than 6 million in the United States.