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A member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism and who trace their origins to the ancient Hebrew people of Israel.

The name is Middle English and comes via Old French and Latin from Greek Ioudaios, via Aramaic from Hebrew yĕhūḏī, from yĕhūḏāh ‘Judah’.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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