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    • joyce pustilnik
    • 15.04.10 | 02:37 (IDT)

    George Soros was born Gregor Schwartz. Because of rabid anti semitism in Hungary, his father- an Esperanto speaker changed his name to an Esperanto name of Soros. It is a palindrome. It means "to Soar". It does not mean trouble. Do not confuse it with the Yiddish "tsuris"- the name is Soros and it comes from a different language.

    from the article: Who are the world's richest Jews?
    First published 14:32 14.04.10 | Last updated 14:43 14.04.10
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