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A substantial prehistoric European ancestry amongst …

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Four major founder lineages within haplogroup K and N1b Haplogroup K arose within haplogroup U8~36ka, in Europe or the Near East, with the minor subclades K1b, K1c and K2 all most likely arising in Europe, between the last glacial period and the Neolithic (Fig.

Yiddishists Search for Community to Preserve Revered Language – Jewish Exponent

| January 7, 2022

In 2017, the Yiddish Culture Festival at Haverford College hosted anarchist punk band Koyt Far Dayn Fardakht. | Photo by Wanyi Yang In the mid-20th century in SouthPhiladelphia, gaggles of Jewish children, many of whom were children of Holocaust survivors or refugees, flocked to Sunday schools around the city where theyd learn Yiddish, a language theyd hold onto for their entire lives

‘Licorice Pizza’ Captures the Moment When Pop Culture Finally Started to See Jewish Women as Beautiful – Jewish Exponent

| January 7, 2022

By Stephen Silver This year, everyone seemed to have an opinion about how the entertainment industry views Jewish women. The comedian Sarah Silverman and others openly inveighed against what she deemed Jewface, or the trend of casting non-Jewish actresses as (Ashkenazi) Jewish women; a plotline on this years Curb Your Enthusiasm season mocked a similar idea by having Larry David cast a Latina actress as a Jewish character on a show about his childhood. Whether you agree with Silverman or not, its hard to hear a term like Jewface and not think about the way Jewish characters have historically looked onscreen.

A new museum tells the story of Singapores Jews, starting with their Baghdad roots – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| January 7, 2022

(JTA) Singapores Jewish history is palpable on its streets: Theres Manasseh Lane and Meyer Road, named for the hugely influential Manasseh Meyer, a Baghdadi Jew and early leader of the Jewish community who helped open two of its Sephardic synagogues. Along Middle Road, 19th-century buildings bearing Stars of David and the names of the Jewish businessmen who built them line the street, marking what used to be the Jewish Mahallah, or neighborhood, where 1,500 Jews lived during the middle of the 20th century. In fact, in the southeast Asian city of 5.7 million mostly ethnic Chinese, Malay, and Indian migrants and only 2,500 Jews countless roads and monuments in the city-state are named for influential Jews of the past and their achievements

When It Comes to Soup, Looks Aren’t Everything – Tablet Magazine

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Whenever I eat at B&H Dairy, the beloved, 84-year-old Jewish dairy restaurant in Manhattans East Village, I invariably order soup. B&H just has this way with soupa rainbow of comforting potages ladled from a half-dozen aluminum pots steaming behind the counter. Sometimes I go for the borscht, which is bright red and brimming with softened cabbage and potatoes.

The Dairy Industry Is Determined to Pour Itself Down Our Throats – NewsClick

| January 7, 2022

When author and historian James Truslow Adamsintroducedthe American dream into common parlance in his 1931 bookThe Epic of America, he wasnt suggesting that fulfilling it would require the democratically elected U.S. government to dictate what Americans ought to eat and drink or which industries they ought to fund through their hard-earned tax dollars.

Diaspora Definition & Meaning | Dictionary.com

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Origin of diasporaFirst recorded in 16901700; from Greek diaspor scattering, dispersion; see origin at dia-, sporehistorical usage of diaspora The history of the term diaspora shows how a word's meaning can spread from a very specific sense to encompass much broader ones. Diaspora first entered English in the late 17th century to describe the communities of urban, observant Jews who lived in the larger cities of the Roman Empire (e.g., Rome, Alexandria, Antioch) and were proselytized by the first generation of Christians (i.e., the Apostles and their disciples) in the mid-first century a.d. The Jewish Diaspora (often capitalized) began with the deportation of Israelites by the Assyrian and Babylonian kings in the 8th, 7th, and 5th centuries b.c

The Passion of the Greek Diaspora for their homeland – Neos Kosmos

| January 7, 2022

Last years bicentennial celebrations of the Greek revolution of 1821 have spotlighted the passion of the Greek Diaspora for their homeland. The celebrations revealed that the contemporary Greek Diaspora has a global presence and an overarching international influence. The Greek Diaspora radiates a geopolitical soft power that serves as a strategic tool for Greeces national causes and foreign policy.

Bellwoods Brewery Releases Nile Coffee Diaspora Blend Edition of A Stout With Coffee – Canadian Beer News

| January 7, 2022

TORONTO, ONBellwoods Breweryhas announced the latest edition in a series of stouts we created to feature local coffee roasters, and observe the results of different beans in beer. A Stout With Coffee: Nile Coffee Diaspora Blend (5% abv): How do you take your coffee? If you answered I prefer to drink the essence of coffee enveloped in a delicious, chewy stout.

Haiti: Newsmaker of the year, an opportunity for the diaspora to step up | Editorial – Haitian Times

| January 7, 2022

From the beginning of 2021 until its very end, this oft-repeated question came up over and over, every few weeks in the Haitian diaspora. Facing a litany of disasters, all eyes are turned to the Haitian diaspora for a way out. We agree wholeheartedly.


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