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circa 1885:  A group of Ashkenazi jews in Jerusalem

A group of Ashkenazi jews in Jerusalem. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1885
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01 Aug 2011 11:26:00
In this photo made Thursday, April 11, 2013, Soviet Jewish World War Two veteran Boris Ginsburg poses for a portrait at his house in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod. Ginsburg, born in Belorussia, was kept by a German garrison in the Lenin ghetto since 1941 until its destruction by partisan units in September 1942. (Photo by Oded Balilty/AP Photo)

In this photo made Thursday, April 11, 2013, Soviet Jewish World War Two veteran Boris Ginsburg poses for a portrait at his house in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod. Ginsburg, born in Belorussia, was kept by a German garrison in the Lenin ghetto since 1941 until its destruction by partisan units in September 1942. In 1942 he joined the partisans for two years and in 1944 he joined the Red Army as a combat soldier and fought till the and of the war. Ginsubrg demobilized in 1947 and immigrated to Israel in 2001. About 500,000 Soviet Jews served in the Red Army during World War Two, and the majority of those still alive today live in Israel. (Photo by Oded Balilty/AP Photo)
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07 May 2013 08:08:00
Ultra Orthodox Jews celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim in Benei Brak, Israel

Ultra Orthodox Jews celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim on March 8, 2012 in Benei Brak, Israel. The carnival-like Purim holiday is celebrated with parades and costume parties to commemorate the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to exterminate them in the ancient Persian empire 2,500 years ago, as described in the Book of Esther. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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09 Mar 2012 12:53:00
1922: Three Chinese soldiers at the time of a civil war in China

Three Chinese soldiers at the time of a civil war in China. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). 1922
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27 Sep 2011 13:47:00
1946: Members of the Communist New Fourth Army on parade. Note how the modern equipment contrasts with the shoeless soldiers in the foreground

Members of the Communist New Fourth Army on parade. Note how the modern equipment contrasts with the shoeless soldiers in the foreground. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 6th July 1946
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28 Sep 2011 11:57:00
Ultra-Orthodox Jews inspect etrogs, or citrons, inside a shop in the Mea Shearim neighbourhood in Jerusalem, 07 October 2014, as they look to purchase an unblemished fruit ahead of the holiday of Sukkot. (Photo by Jim Hollander/EPA)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews inspect etrogs, or citrons, inside a shop in the Mea Shearim neighbourhood in Jerusalem, 07 October 2014, as they look to purchase an unblemished fruit ahead of the holiday of Sukkot. (Photo by Jim Hollander/EPA)
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08 Oct 2014 12:16:00


Egyptian bootblacks cleaning a European's shoes in Cairo. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1870
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24 Mar 2011 15:55:00
President Calvin Coolidge rides in a car during his inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., U.S. in March 1925. (Photo by Reuters/Library of Congress)

President Calvin Coolidge rides in a car during his inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., U.S. in March 1925. (Photo by Reuters/Library of Congress)
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16 Jan 2017 10:04:00