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Jews in Scotland may be disenfranchised by a Saturday vote.
Is there a reason why voting has to happen on one day? Give people a week to vote, with daily updates on the ongoing count!
voting  uk  scotland  independence  jews 
march 2012 by andrewducker
Against assimilation
I'm not in favour of assimilation. I am against Culture.
culture  Jews 
january 2012 by andrewducker
Jewish legacy inscribed on genes
Ashkenazi Jews have a higher rate of some deadly genetic diseases -- and of high IQs. Scientists Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending say that's no coincidence.
genetics  Jews  intelligence  brain 
april 2009 by andrewducker
BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Rabbis black-list non-kosher music
"The main part of the music should be the melody. Percussion should be secondary. They should not bend notes electronically and should not use instruments like electric guitars, bass guitars or saxophones in Jewish music," he says.

I'm terribly amused by this. It's awful, of course
music  jews 
september 2008 by andrewducker
The evolution of intelligence | Natural genius? | Economist.com
Fascinating, if scary article on how certain genetic differences amongst Ashkenazi jews may lead to both increases in intelligence and some unpleasant diseases
evolution  genetics  intelligence  science  jews 
june 2005 by andrewducker

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