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Jtube: All in the Family: Archie’s Jewish Friend

Jtube: All in the Family: Archie’s Jewish Friend

How important is it to keep your Jewish name?

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Published: November 24, 2012

How important is it to keep your Jewish name?

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Visitor Comments: 212

(181) Jerusalem Chiropractor, June 15, 2014 7:23 AM

I go by Yitzchack, even though the non-Jews call me ItzKack.

(180) Dena - Jerusalem, December 29, 2013 3:33 PM

Jewish names

Of course you keep your Jewish name. My last name was not really Jewish sounding so I always wore a necklace with a magen Dovid (Jewish star) on it.

(179) todd, September 25, 2013 3:30 AM

when i was kid, I wanted Archie to be president of the United States and Stretch for vice president

(178) Barry, June 12, 2013 10:03 AM

Great

Archie knew what to say

(177) abba niv, April 29, 2013 8:29 AM

my Family name was Knox as the immigrant official in Galveston couldn't find another name beginning with Kn. I changed it to a Hebrew name in Israel. I was in California on a drainage/irrigation study in 1960 and spoke quite often to local farmers about my experiences in the Jordan Valley. Many of the people who asked questions didn't know I grew up in St. Paul and said, "You Israelis are not like our Jews here." My standard answer was, "I don't feel any difference."

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