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History of the Jews in Armenia

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  1. Although the contemporary relations between Israel and Armenia are normally good, some anti-Jewish sentiments are still present

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 12, 2009
  2. dates back more than 2,000 years

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  3. Tournebize holds that Assyrians deported Jews directly to Armenia, and not to the Khabur valley. Aslan mentions that Jews of Samaria were deported to Armenia

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  4. After Eastern Armenia came under Russian rule in the early 19th century, Jews began arriving from Poland and Iran, creating Ashkenazic and Mizrahi communities in Yerevan

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  5. There are many noteworthy Armenians with full or partial Jewish ancestry including Garry Kasparov, World Chess Champion from 1985 to 1991, short-story writer Sergei Dovlatov, and Yelena Bonner, a human rights activist in the former Soviet Union

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