More Jews have lived outside Israel than in it for the past 2500 years - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr. Marsha B. Cohen
    • 18.03.12 | 14:40 (IST)

    ...and the Jewish minority within Eretz Yisrael have lived alongside other peoples and gotten along with them for over 3000 years, whether in the time of King David, the Persian period or the Hasmoneans. The intellectual culture of Babylon, not Tiberias, is what shaped Judaism in ancient and medieval times.

    from the article: A.B. Yehoshua: Americans, unlike Israelis, are only partial Jews
    First published 00:34 18.03.12 | Last updated 00:34 18.03.12
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