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Sephardic Surnames Sephardic Genealogy

| December 13, 2017

Do I have a Sephardic surname? Sephardic surnames were invented by a well-meaning, if confused, Ashkenazi amateur genealogist in the 1990s

Hasidic Store Targeted In New Jersey Town Of Mahwah The …

| December 12, 2017

World of Appliances is a small strip mall operation, sandwiched between a Dunkin Donuts and a sushi joint. Four days a week, it sells refrigerators, washing machines and vacuums to residents of a New Jersey suburb.

What is Zionism? – Everything you need to know about Israel …

| December 7, 2017

Card 2 of 19 Zionism is Israel’s national ideology. Zionists believe Judaism is a nationality as well as a religion, and that Jews deserve their own state in their ancestral homeland, Israel, in the same way the French people deserve France or the Chinese people should have China. It’s what brought Jews back to Israel in the first place, and also at the heart of what concerns Arabs and Palestinians about the Israeli state

Zionism – mobile Wiki

| December 7, 2017

Zionism (Hebrew: Tsiyyonut[tsijonut] after Zion) is the national movement of the Jewish people that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel (roughly corresponding to Canaan, the Holy Land, or the region of Palestine). Modern Zionism emerged in the late 19th century in Central and Eastern Europe as a national revival movement, both in reaction to newer waves of antisemitism and as an imitative response to other exclusionary nationalist movements

Sephardic Jews in UK JewishSegovia and JewishToledo

| December 6, 2017

There are no records of Jews in Britain in Roman times, compared to countries like Spain, Italy or France. The first Jews arrived after the Norman conquest in 1066. William of Normandy invited Jewish financiers from Rouen to come to England

Havurot Congregation B’nai B’rith

| November 27, 2017

What is a Havurah? Havurah (plural:havurot) comes from the Hebrew word haver, whichmeansfriend or fellowship

Spanish and Portuguese Jews – Wikipedia

| November 21, 2017

Spanish and Portuguese Jews, also called Western Sephardim, are a distinctive sub-group of Iberian Jews who are largely descended from Jews who lived as New Christians in the Iberian Peninsula during the immediate generations following the forced expulsion of unconverted Jews from Spain in 1492 and from Portugal in 1497. Although the 1492 and 1497 expulsions of unconverted Jews from Spain and Portugal were separate events from the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions (which was established over a decade earlier in 1478), they were ultimately linked, as the Inquisition eventually also led to the fleeing out of Iberia of many descendants of Jewish converts to Catholicism in subsequent generations

The Oral Law -Talmud & Mishna – Jewish Virtual Library

| November 21, 2017

The Oral Law is a legal commentary on the Torah, explaining how its commandments are to be carried out.

Part Asian-American, All Jewish? : Code Switch : NPR

| November 21, 2017

Sociologists Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt look on during their son Ari’s bris.

Exeter Synagogue

| September 21, 2017

Membership We welcome anyone who is Jewish to become a member of the Congregation.


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