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Ashkenazi Jews

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1/14/2014 12:13:24 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
Ashkenazi Jews are a subgroup of the Jewish people, with something like three-quarters of all Jews in the world now claiming descent from them. They trace their origins to 7th century Europe, when Jews first arrived in the Rhineland, in what is now Germany. This is generally thought to have occurred because of the Muslim conquest of Byzantine Palestine. I found more about them here