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Most Jews Claim To Be Of Ashkenazi Heritage

How do they know? As far as I know, there's no DNA test that has found any strand of Jewish DNA, so how could anyone make such a claim? Is it a hierarchy thing? I know German Jews would look down their noses at other Jews, sort of like the Asian community does with those that make up their own. I remember when two friends of mine, who are practicing Jews (not Orthodox though), got married, the rabbi almost came in his pants when he found out their surnames. Somehow their names were of mystical origin, and putting the two together was some big deal. All of us, including the two of them, rolled their eyes. How does anyone still claim that you're only a Jew if your mother is one? That's not science. The liberals Jews have changed their stance on that. This is pretty much the reason why no one can concretely claim Judaism to be a religion or a genetic ethnicity. Can't everyone come to an agreement already?

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