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June 28, 2013 9:22 PM
How I found out I was Jewish!
When I was a little kid, my mom said to me.."Benkela, you know you're Jewish"! I said "Okay Mom ..whats to eat!"
June 28, 2013 4:39 AM
Might be itellectual inteligence, or their humor
I think Jews are intellectual, have kindness for themost part, and they are great comedians.
June 27, 2013 4:35 PM
I love the greeting "Happy Holiday"! It covers everything and everyone; it's efficient and cheerful! Trying to figure the exact appropriate greeting is a waste of effort and time! Just celebrate your whatever!
June 27, 2013 4:18 PM
Am I Jewish?
Does loving Jewish humor make me a Jew? All my favorite comedians and joke writers are Jews! Jewish humor cracks me up, I love it!
June 27, 2013 3:20 PM
I think he is lying (or he has been deceived). His appearance and manner is as Jewish as can be.
June 24, 2013 5:10 PM
Don't Judge a Book by its Cover!
Sometimes you just can't tell. I am Ashkhenazic Jewish on both sides but have been mistaken for Italian, Anglo, Irish, and occasionally Hispanic.
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