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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 26.12.10 | 16:58 (IST)

    We have all heard the joke about the tourist from Brooklyn who was walking past a building in Shanghai and hear a Cantor. Puzzled he entered the building to discover a synagogue full of Chinese. Someone enquired as to why he was there and he explained he was from NY, he was Jewish and he was amazed to find a synagogue full of chinese in Shanghai. Later after the tourist had left, one chinese said to the other 'he didn't look Jewish."

    from the article: Is Judaism a race? Ask Israelis
    First published 02:25 26.12.10 | Last updated 02:25 26.12.10
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