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Where was Knaanic language used?
In the eastern Caucasus
In northern Scotland
In Central Europe
Knaanic, also called Judaeo-Czech, is an extinct West Slavic Jewish language, formerly spoken in the lands of the Western Slavs, notably the Czech lands, but also the lands of modern Poland, Lusatia and other Sorbian regions. It became extinct in the Late Middle Ages and was replaced by Yiddish.
When did the Yiddish language develop?
around the 10th century
around the 14th century BC
in the 19th century
Yiddish developed around the 10th century in southern Germany on the basis of a local German dialect. The Romance borrowings in it show that Jews who came to Germany used the Old French or Italian varieties.
Saint Paul of Tarsus, known as the Apostle of the Nations, was born as a...
Paul the Apostle was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world. Paul is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age and in the mid-30s to the mid-50s AD he founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. He took advantage of his status as both a Jew and a Roman citizen to minister to both Jewish and Roman audiences.
What was the color of Jesus' eyes?
it is not known
The Scriptures tell us that Jesus didn’t look different from an ordinary Jewish man of His time. Any other color of eyes than brown would have been surely noted down. In the 2004 movie, The Passion of the Christ, Jesus was portrayed by Jim Caviezel who had his blue eyes digitally changed to brown.
Who is Gabbai?
assistant to a rabbi
bandit, criminal (in Jewish culture)
a cook preparing kosher food
A gabbai is a beadle or sexton, a person who assists in the running of synagogue services in some way. The role may be undertaken on a voluntary or paid basis. A shamash (literally 'servant') can also mean an assistant to a rabbi. The word gabbai is Aramaic and, in Talmudic times, meant collector of taxes or charity, or treasurer.
Which European country has the largest jewish population?
France has the largest number of Jews in Europe at about 480,000 Jews who are mainly found in Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Strasbourg and Toulouse regions. French Jews suffered anti-Semitism, but most of them survived the Holocaust. Jews later migrated to France from French colonies of the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 19th century. Currently, the Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews are the majority.
In which country is Jewish Autonomous Region?
The Jewish Autonomous Oblast is a federal subject of Russia in the Russian Far East, bordering China. Soviet authorities established it in 1934 as the result of Stalin's nationality policy. The Jewish population peaked in 1948 at around 30,000, about one-quarter of the region's population. Today only about 4,000 Jews remain in the region - but it is still officially named as Jewish.
Albert Einstein was never a citizen of ...
"By an application of the theory of relativity to the taste of readers, today in Germany I am called a German man of science, and in England I am represented as a Swiss Jew. If I come to be represented as a bête noire , the descriptions will be reversed and I shall become a Swiss Jew for the Germans and a German man of science for the English.” Formally, he never received Israeli citizenship.
In which European country occupied by Nazis, 99% of Jews survived the Holocaust?
In 1943, 95% of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark were evacuated to Sweden in an event known as the rescue of the Danish Jews. It was a collective achievement of the Danish resistance movement, German diplomat Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (who warned the Danish Jews about the intended deportation to Germany) and many ordinary Danish citizens, mostly policemen and fishermen.