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Jews Around the Globe
The first Jews arrived in Sydney in 1788 and have been joined by successive waves of Jewish immigrants ever since.
Legends about Jewish pirates and a distinguished 20th-century political legacy are highlights of this Caribbean Jewish community's history.
This custom is a treasured part of Moroccan Jewish and other Mizrahi marriage celebrations.
Sephardic Jews have a rich history, and over time they have developed their own traditions, customs, and laws.
Despite its name, this Jewish community is located in south Asia, not Iraq.
Beta Israel women in Ethiopian villages were inactive in public and were in charge of the domestic sphere.
While all Jews have roots in the Middle East, Mizrahi Jews never left it.
Many Jewish communities have developed unique Passover traditions that make the holiday more lively and relevant.
Jews from Ukraine have made essential contributions to Jewish thought and culture, and have also brought world-class talent to science, art, politics and more.
An Ethiopian Jewish holiday held 50 days after Yom Kippur.
The Jewish ethnic identity most readily recognized by North Americans -- the culture of matzah balls, black-hatted Hasidim, and Yiddish -- originated in medieval Germany.
Jews from Arab lands are gaining more and more influence in Israeli society.