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a Jew of eastern European or German descent

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The Likud represents the bulk of the Orientals, though almost all its leaders are Ashkenazim.
Furthermore, in Sallah different types of Ashkenazim each represent
all Ashkenazim are now clear that you are Jews of the same blood and faith.
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.
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.
all four [genetic clusters studied for men] most likely arose in the Near East and were markers of a migration to Europe of people ancestral to the Ashkenazim.
These Israelis are NOT Jews, but are Ashkenazim, which means that they adopted the Jewish faith as a matter of convenience.
Even the good faith of the author can be doubted when one knows that the Israeli government and ruling coalition number more representatives of the various ethnocultural publics (non-European Jews, ultra-Orthodox, Russian immigrants, Judea and Samaria settlers) than bourgeois Ashkenazim.
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.
A right-wing extremist has been disseminating calls for the assassination of leftists and Ashkenazim on Internet sites in Israel and abroad.
3] After the arrival of most Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews to Colombia from Eastern Europe, Central Europe, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean in the late 1920s and 1930s, Colombian Jews had organized themselves into three distinct communities: Yiddish-speaking Ashkenazim, German-speaking Ashkenazim, and a smaller group of Arabic, French, and Ladino-speaking Sephardim who banded together because they were comparatively few in number.
According to a study presented during a recent Van Leer Jerusalem Institute conference, Ashkenazim consider their culture superior to that of the Sephardim.
The history of the Ashkenazim in Mexico was marked by inner struggles and dialogues among diverse ideological groups.
According to the study, 23 of 1,000 Ashkenazim have an I.