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Who Were the Ashkenazi Jewish People, and Are You Related …

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Do you have Ashkenazi Jewish DNA? This can be an exciting journey for you

Genetic Roots of the Ashkenazi Jews | The Scientist Magazine

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FLICKR, ADAM BAKERThe majority of Ashkenazi Jews are descended from prehistoric European women, according to study published today (October 8) in Nature Communications. While the Jewish religion began in the Near East, and the Ashkenazi Jews were believed to have origins in the early indigenous tribes of this region, new evidence from mitochondrial DNA, which is passed on exclusively from mother to child, suggests that female ancestors of most modern Ashkenazi Jews converted to Judaism in the north Mediterranean around 2,000 years ago and later in west and central Europe

Ashkenazi Jews – Simple English Wikipedia, the free …

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Ashkenazi Jews( Y'hudey Ashkenaz in Ashkenazi Hebrew)Total population10[1]11.2[2] millionRegions with significant populationsUnited States56 million[3]Israel2.8 million[1][4]Russia194,000500,000Argentina300,000United Kingdom260,000Canada240,000France200,000Germany200,000Ukraine150,000Australia120,000South Africa80,000Belarus80,000Hungary75,000Chile70,000Belgium30,000Brazil80,000Netherlands30,000Moldova30,000Poland25,000Mexico18,500Sweden18,000Latvia10,000Romania10,000Austria9,000New Zealand5,000Azerbaijan4,300Lithuania4,000Czech Republic3,000Slovakia3,000Estonia1,000LanguagesYiddish[5]Modern: Local languages, primarily English, Hebrew, RussianReligionJudaism, some secular, irreligiousRelated ethnic groupsSephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, Samaritans,[6][6][7][8] Kurds,[8] other Levantines (Druze, Assyrians,[6][7] Arabs[6][7][9][10]), Mediterranean groups (Italians,[11][12] Spaniards[13])[14][15][16][17] Ashkenazi Jews / Ashkenazic Jews / Ashkenazim are Jews who originally lived in northern and eastern Europe. They once lived in the area of Rhineland and France and after the crusades they moved to Poland, Lithuania and Russia.

The Origins of Ashkenaz The Forward

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Sol Schindler of Bethesda, Md., writes: Paul Kriwaczek tells us in his book In Search of Zarathustra: Across Iran and Central Asia To Find the Worlds First Prophet that the Hebrew word ashkenazi originally meant a Scythian. I myself always thought it meant a German. Did ancient Hebrew speakers use one term to describe all the barbarians beyond the Danube, or did they actually distinguish between Goths and Scythians

Ashkenazi | Judaism | Fandom

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17th century German depictions of an Ashkenazi man and woman from the city of Worms. Ashkenazi Jews, also known as Ashkenazic Jews or Ashkenazim, are Jews descended from medieval Jewish communities that lived along the river Rhine in Germany. Many later migrated to the east, forming communities in countries including Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and the Ukraine between the 11th and 19th centuries CE

The Ashkenazi Jews – Cultures of the World – WorldAtlas.com

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Description The Jews who lived in the region around the Rhine River in France and Germany came to be known as Ashkenazi Jews.

What tribe of Israel are Ashkenazic Jews from – Answers

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Ashkenazic Jews are European Jews, who are said to be descendedfrom Ashkenaz, great grandson of Noah. ( Ashkenazi was the son ofGomer, who was the son of Japeth, who was the son of Noah).

BRCA Mutations More Common Than Thought in Older Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer – Breastcancer.org

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Even though they had no family history that would make them eligible for genetic testing, about 1 in 40 postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer before age 65 had a mutation linked to cancer in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, a rate similar to Ashkenazi Jewish women, according to an analysis of data from the Womens Health Initiative. This finding suggests that genetic testing may be beneficial for postmenopausal women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer even if they dont have risk factors for inheriting a mutation linked to breast cancer.

Knesset, Health officials battle over who can be in the committee room – The Jerusalem Post

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In an unprecedented move, the Knesset Intelligence Subcommittee on Thursday released the protocol for its Monday hearing about surveillance by the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) of citizens infected with the coronavirus, revealing a bizarre and comical situation in which top officials of different branches of government could not decide who was allowed in the room.

Coronavirus Is Killing The Box OfficeHollywood May Never Be The Same – Forbes

| March 21, 2020

'Trolls World Tour' will be the first film to forgo a box office release amid the coronavirus. If you own a movie theater chain these days, nobody would blame you for feeling a little bit nervous


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