JewsMain article: Israeli Jews See also: Ashkenazi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, Sephardi Jews, Beta Israel, and Jewish ethnic divisions
According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, in 2008, of Israel's 7.3 million people, 75.6% were Jews of any background. Among them, 70.3% were Sabras (Israeli-born), mostly second- or third-generation Israelis, and the rest are olim (Jewish immigrants to Israel returning from the diaspora) – 20.5% from Europe and the Americas, and 9.2% from Asia and Africa, including the Arab countries.
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... Main article Lists of Jews Jews have made contributions in a broad range of human endeavors, including the sciences, arts, politics, and business ... Although Jews comprise only 0.2% of the world's population, over 20% of Nobel Prize laureates have been Jewish, with multiple winners in each field ...
... See also History of the Jews in Pakistan At the time of Pakistani independence in 1947, some 1,300 Jews remained in Karachi, most of them Bene Israel Jews, observing Sephardic Jewish ... including Muhajirs, committed violent anti-Semitic acts against the Bene Israel Jews of Karachi and other Jewish communities in Pakistan ... By 1953, fewer than 500 Jews were reported to reside in all of Pakistan ...
... enemies of the truth" to describe Jews, and in a 1963 article about a speech by Sir Oswald Mosley wrote that "Yellow Star did not make a showing" ... In 1992, Irving stated that "...the Jews are very foolish not to abandon the gas chamber theory while they still have time" and claimed he "foresees a new wave of antisemitism" the world over due ... the American writer Ron Rosenbaum, Irving stated his belief that Jews were his "traditional enemy" ...
... Zalkind Hourwitz (1738–1812) was a Polish Jew active in the political discussions of the French Revolution ... His essay, Vindication of the Jews, was one of three winning essays answering the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in the city of Metz's question "Are there ... In Vindication of the Jews, Hourwitz demands the full privileges of citizenship, including land ownership, occupational freedom and education ...
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“Seventy-five million Jews deported or murdered, thats cleansing. I admire such thoroughness, such methodical patience! When one has no character, one must have a method.”
—Albert Camus (19131960)
“The Jews generally give value. They make you pay; but they deliver the goods. In my experience the men who want something for nothing are invariably Christians.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them & the same will it be against Christians.”
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