Jewish Origin

Some articles on jewish, jewish origin:

Portuguese Brazilian - History - Early Settlement and Colonization (1500-1700)
... the owners of cane sugar mills (engenhos) in Pernambuco were of Jewish extraction ... Portuguese colonists of Jewish origin settled in Brazil during all colonial period, including during the mass migration of the 18th century, when 600,000 Portuguese went to the mining areas of Minas ... Some colonists of Jewish origin were accused of following Judaism and condemned by the Inquisition, usually being expelled from Brazil and arrested or killed in Portugal ...
Jewish Cossacks - Cossack Surnames of Jewish Origin
... Cossacks contain many surnames that indicate Jewish origin ... Cossack families of Jewish origin include Hertzyk, Osypov-Perekhrest, Perekhryst, Kryzhanovsky, Markevych/Markovych, Zhydenko, Zhydok, Zhydovynov ...

Famous quotes containing the words origin and/or jewish:

    High treason, when it is resistance to tyranny here below, has its origin in, and is first committed by, the power that makes and forever re-creates man.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy till they die.
    Philip Roth (20th century)