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Subject: "Jewish" surnames?
Author: Jen   (guest)
Date: April 7, 2005 at 5:52 AM

I am Jewish and wholeheartedly object to Jewish being lumped in with the nationalities. Looking down the list of Jewish surnames, I see that each one says "Polish, Jewish" or "German, Jewish" etc. My maiden name a German name, and bears no reference to religion, as my family are German emigrants. We are Jewish, but it isn't a country. I don't see "American, Christian" why then "German, Jewish"?

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