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Jewish People articles on Democracy Chronicles
Although relatively difficult to define, the Jewish people are a nation and ethnoreligious group originating from the Israelites (or Hebrews) of the Ancient Middle East's Levant. A minority in every country in which they live (except Israel), they have frequently experienced persecution throughout history, resulting in a population that has fluctuated both in numbers and distribution. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on Israel and the Middle East.
Embassy move is seen by Palestinians as an in-your-face affirmation of pro-Israel bias by President Donald Trump
As far as I can tell, there is no map that shows the geographic extent of the exodus of Jewish people in the 20th Century. I decided it couldn’t be too hard to make my own.
The highly unusual cash-for-votes scam has threatened the stability of the update NY Hasidic community
A long-missing reel of songs has been rediscovered, offering a haunting document of the Holocaust
For his inaugural trip abroad our President has picked an unpredictable but thematically consistent itinerary. He’ll be stopping at the Vatican, then on to Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Sales of “Origins of Totalitarianism” by German Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt are skyrocketing
The New York City Board of Elections now prints new forms for Yiddish voting registration and other newly added languages
Brooklyn’s Rachel “Ruchie” Freier has become the first ever Hasidic woman elected to the position
The Democrats and Republicans are using different strategies to target the American Jewish electorate