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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
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
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
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
Visitors walk among stellae at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also called the Holocaust Memorial

A young man leaps across stellae at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also called the Holocaust Memorial, on January 26, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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28 Jan 2012 12:36:00
Bride Yulia Tagil sits on the backseat of a bike as she arrives for her alternative wedding ceremony on a square in Tel Aviv July 25, 2010. The alternative wedding ceremony was intended to demonstrate against the current situation in Israel, where the only way for Jews to get married by law is through the Chief Rabbinate. (Photo by Nir Elias/Reuters)

Bride Yulia Tagil sits on the backseat of a bike as she arrives for her alternative wedding ceremony on a square in Tel Aviv July 25, 2010. The alternative wedding ceremony was intended to demonstrate against the current situation in Israel, where the only way for Jews to get married by law is through the Chief Rabbinate. (Photo by Nir Elias/Reuters)
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28 Aug 2013 11:40:00
Ultra-Orthodox Jews knead dough in a bakery in an Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, 29 March 2015. Matzah, or unleavened bread, is used instead of bread during the week-long Jewish holiday of Passover, commemorating the Jewish exodus from Egypt in Biblical times. (Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews knead dough in a bakery in an Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, 29 March 2015. Matzah, or unleavened bread, is used instead of bread during the week-long Jewish holiday of Passover, commemorating the Jewish exodus from Egypt in Biblical times. (Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA)
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01 Apr 2015 11:57:00
Ultra-Orthodox Jews dance next to a bonfire during celebrations for the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba-Omer in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood May 25, 2016. (Photo by Ronen Zvulun/Reuters)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews dance next to a bonfire during celebrations for the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba-Omer in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood May 25, 2016. This day marks the hillula (celebration, interpreted by some as anniversary of death) of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, a Mishnaic sage and leading disciple of Rabbi Akiva in the 2nd century, and the day on which he revealed the deepest secrets of kabbalah in the form of the Zohar (Book of Splendor), a landmark text of Jewish mysticism. (Photo by Ronen Zvulun/Reuters)
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26 May 2016 12:54:00