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Jews: Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant
Jews or Jewish people are members of an ethnoreligious group and a nation originating from the Israelites and Hebrews of historical Israel and Judah. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the ethnic religion of the Jewish people, although its observance varies from strict to none.

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Pregnant woman ‘deeply traumatised’ by unprovoked attack. says Rabbi [Video]

Pregnant woman ‘deeply traumatised’ by unprovoked attack. says Rabbi

Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE holds a press conference in Stoke Newington following a ‘violent and brutal’ attack on a pregnant Jewish woman. The 20-year-old victim, who is around 28 weeks pregnant, was..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published
Meet the basketball team with the longest win streak in the US [Video]

Meet the basketball team with the longest win streak in the US

The men’s basketball team at Yeshiva University, a private Jewish school in New York, now holds the longest winning streak in the country. CNN’s Jason Carroll reports on this Division III team and..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:39Published
Israeli police break up Purim celebrations [Video]

Israeli police break up Purim celebrations

COVID-19 curbs have curtailed celebrations of the Jewish costume festival of Purim, with Israeli police preventing parties and some rabbis urging people not to drink too much so social distancing is..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published
Discover the centuries-old culture of Mountain Jews in Azerbaijan [Video]

Discover the centuries-old culture of Mountain Jews in Azerbaijan

Located at the foot of the Greater Caucasus, Krasnaya Sloboda in Azerbaijan is a Jewish settlement that has existed for centuries. We discover the life of the mountain Jews there with a museum..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:00Published

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