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Jewry

1. 
a. Jews collectively
b. the Jewish religion or culture
2. Archaic (sometimes found in street names in England) a quarter of a town inhabited by Jews
3. Archaic the land of Judaea
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Bennett also presented an up-to-date picture of Diaspora Jewry: For the first time, Israel has the largest concentration of Jews in the world - over 6 million, while there are 5.7 million Jews in the United States.
In the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust, American Jewry confronted the devastation of the once thriving European Jewish society while also facing its new, unexpected position as the world's largest and most stable Jewish community.
Target: London office assets, Boundary House, Jewry Street
The incident was described by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry as "the most serious incident of spontaneous anti-semitic violence in Australia in living memory."
Israel's existence has skewered international Jewry: now 81.3 per cent of all Jews live either in Israel or in the US and Israel is on schedule to become the Jews' population centre'.
In Rabbis and Revolution, Michael Miller vividly captures the experience of profound change that defined the era of emancipation in the history of central European Jewry. Miller tells the story of Moravian Jewry in the first half of the nineteenth century from the Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) to the initial emancipation of the Jews within the Habsburg Empire during the Revolution of 1848 (they were emancipated again in 1867) through intricate examination of the religious, ideological, political, and socioeconomic challenges that transformed it.
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The title of this study of French Jewry's attitude toward the relationship between church and state in the nineteenth century borrows a metaphor from an article in a Jewish publication of 1899, which aptly described the position of French Jews as "between the devil and the deep blue sea" (p.
Michal Bodemann, ed., New German Jewry and the European Context: The Return of the European Jewish Diaspora.
REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL OF NORTH EAST JEWRY, Newcastle
ALVIN Stardust was born Bernard William Jewry in September 1942.