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Jew

1. a member of the Semitic people who are notionally descended from the ancient Israelites, are spread throughout the world, and are linked by loose cultural or religious ties
2. a person whose religion is Judaism
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The initiative was supposed to ease the path to conversion for tens of thousands of Israelis, many of them immigrants from the former Soviet Union and their descendants who qualified for Israeli citizenship because of their Jewish ancestry or family connections, but are not considered Jewish under the strict interpretation of religious law.
There are several indicators for the presence of hereditary cancer syndromes, including cancer diagnosed at an unusually young age, the presence of several different types of cancer, several close relatives with the same type of cancer, unusual presentation (such as breast cancer in a man), certain birth defects (such as skin growths or skeletal abnormalities associated with inherited cancer syndromes), and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
Now, political insiders are saying that his death may have had to do with a smear tactics used against himattempts to discredit his reputation, by bringing up his Jewish ancestry.
Goldstein, "A Genome-Wide Genetic Signature of Jewish Ancestry Perfectly Separates Individuals with and without Full Jewish Ancestry in a Large Random Sample of European Americans," Genome Biology 10, no.
Jewish traditions will be incorporated as well in respect to Adam's Jewish ancestry.
9) They fail to note Roosevelt's public 1935 letter responding to a Detroit Jewish newspaper which asked about persistent rumors of his Jewish ancestry.
In 1934 he wrote his second novel, titled "It's Been Two Thousand Years," an autobiographical work exploring the depths of being a Romanian with Jewish ancestry and arguing that Jews' first allegiance was to their Romanian identity.
10] estimated that the CMH originated approximately 2 000-3 200 years ago and suggested that this Y-chromosome haplotype was useful in tracing Jewish ancestry.
They include: French vainglory (pretending to be world leaders again); French business greed (getting ahead of America in arms sales to Gulf countries); one particularly amusing story about a Jewish member of parliament warning Mr Fabius that Benjamin Netanyahu would bomb Iran; and one less amusing insinuation that claims that Mr Fabius blocked the compromise because of his Jewish ancestry.
Loft, who is of Mohawk and Jewish ancestry, has been the National Visiting Trudeau Fellow at Ryerson for the past three years.
Offit and his team to identify the most common mutation of BRCA2, associated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer, and particularly common among individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

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