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Question for "Jews"

Discussion in 'Judaism DIR' started by true blood, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. true blood

    true blood Active Member

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    When you guys use the word Jew, Jewish or Judaism do those words refer to the Tribe of Judah or does it include all the tribes of Israel?
     
  2. standing_on_one_foot

    standing_on_one_foot Well-Known Member

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    Neither, I'd say, although more the second. But regardless of whether someone's ancestors somewhere along the line where from one tribe or another (or even if they have Jewish ancestors or not), if they practice Judaism, I'd call them a Jew.
     
  3. jewscout

    jewscout Religious Zionist

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    i have to agree w/ standing on this one
     
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