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Jews: Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant
Jews or Jewish people are 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, while its observance varies from strict observance to complete nonobservance.

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Vienna traumatized after four killed in gun rampage [Video]

Vienna traumatized after four killed in gun rampage

Austrian police were hunting for other suspects on Tuesday after at least one gunman killed four people in a rampage in the heart of Vienna overnight. One eyewitness says the Jewish community was the..

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Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan [Video]

Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan

Turkey's president calls for a boycott of French products in a growing row over Emmanuel Macron's remarks about IslamView on euronews

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Hitler's speech cards auctioned in Munich [Video]

Hitler's speech cards auctioned in Munich

A sheaf of papers, scrawled with notes in a vigorous hand, here and there a recognisable phrase: "the Jewish problem", "work, sacrifice" - these are Adolf Hitler's speaking notes, which went under the..

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Nagorno-karabakh: Azerbaijan's Jewish communities fear attack [Video]

Nagorno-karabakh: Azerbaijan's Jewish communities fear attack

Jews account for less than 1 percent of Azerbaijan's population of 10.2 million.

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Top Israeli rabbis and U.S. envoy pray for Trump [Video]

Top Israeli rabbis and U.S. envoy pray for Trump

Support for Trump is strong in Israel. The announcement that he and First Lady Melania Trump had contracted the coronavirus coincided with the Jewish high holy days, a time of reflection and penitence..

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