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Did the maps for services such as Snapchat, CitiBike and StreetEasy label New York City as “Jewtropolis” for a brief amount of time?

Yes, those companies(and others) showed New York as 'Jewtropolis' for about an hour due to a malicious edit of third-party mapping software that those companies use. Mapbox is a provider of niche ...
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Did Benjamin Franklin warn the young American Nation against the Jews?

It seems what Bin Laden was referring to is the so-called Franklin’s Prophecy. The US embassy also makes this connection: Osama bin Laden referred to Pelley’s “Franklin Prophecy” forgery in his ...
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Did Jews "take over" 73% of their land from Palestinians?

In 1947, the United Nations voted to partition British Palestine Mandate territory, by allotting 55% to the Jewish population and 45% to the Arab population.(1). The Palestinian Arabs and surrounding ...
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Did the world Jewish population increase between 1933 and 1948?

According to the Nizkor Project, the numbers are real, but wrong, as they under-estimate the Jewish population before the Holocaust, and overestimate it after the Holocaust - not on purpose, but ...
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Did Jews "take over" 73% of their land from Palestinians?

Did Zionists “take over” 73% of their land from Palestinians? "Take over" is a bit vague, and subject to interpretation. The situation is muddled enough that it is not really valid to say &...
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Did Jews own most of the plantations that deployed slaves in the United States?

No. According to The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery, in the section "Judaism in the Antebellum South" which begins at page 384: About 5,000 Jews owned one or more slaves—about 1.25 ...
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Have Jews been kicked out of countries 109 times?

Yes. But a lot of context is needed to understand that list and the list makers intentions, methods and intellectual capabilities. Imprecise. Very imprecise, but yes, if it is meant as "locations&...
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Did 40% of the NKVD (Soviet police) leadership have Jewish nationality?

This is an at one time accurate and still highly misleading number. The total numbers and ratios of Jews in that organisation varied enormously. While true for at 'the highest point', this point is ...
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Did the government of Nazi Germany sell Mauser pistols to an underground Jewish army?

Paul Bogdanor analyzed Livingstones claims in the Algemeiner - including this one. He names the presumed source of the claim and concludes that it is not based on any conclusive evidence: This, ...
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Do US laws define Ashkenazi Jews as "white"?

The article is referring to "1987" due to a US Supreme Court decision Shaare Tefila Congregation v. Cobb 481 U.S. 615 (1987) What this decision actually says is: We agree with petitioners, ...
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Did Jews "take over" 73% of their land from Palestinians?

Other answers took care of "in 1948 they took over 73% of it." I would like to address the "The Jews, [...] did in fact steal the land from the Palestinians. They actually bought and paid for at most ...
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Did Jews claim to be asians to Imperial Japan?

I have done much research into Jewish settlement in imperial Japan but I have never once seen the claim that Jews seriously proposed a link of pan-Asian brotherhood. It is true that some of the ...
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Did Abraham Isaac Kook say that Gentiles have different souls than Jews?

Something like that, yes; but like everything else religious it's complicated. The basic idea, as far as I understand it, is that Gentiles have less Nefesh (נפש) but all have Neshama (הנשמה). Note ...
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When instituting Quds Day, did Khomeini say that one should emulate Imam Ali who killed 700 Jews?

The 1999 book Khomeini: Life of the Ayatollah at page 280 says: Khomeini believed that anyone who took up arms, directly or indirectly, against the Islamic government should suffer the death ...
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Are 11.6% of world's billionaires Jews?

According to Jewish Billionaires Worth $812 Billion, Forbes Israel Reports Haaretz 2013 The 165 Jewish billionaires around the world have $812 billion in joint wealth, Forbes Israel reported on ...
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Did Abraham Isaac Kook say that Gentiles have different souls than Jews?

R (Rabbi) Kook did write this, it is in his work Orot. He speaks here of the highest level of the soul, kabbalistic ideas which are hard to understand for those who are not familiar with their context....
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Did Jewish ritual circumcision become a more invasive procedure in 140 CE?

I have consulted a source I missed when I asked my question and now feel I can answer it. There is not enough evidence to conclude that a new form of Jewish ritual circumcision (Periah) was introduced ...
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Do Jews mostly descend from Shem, son of Noah?

Ironically, the answer itself lies in anti-semitism. "Semite" itself does indeed come from "Shem"; according to the Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, "August Ludwig von Schlözer is generally ...
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Do US laws define Ashkenazi Jews as "white"?

Racial categories are a shifting topic in the United States, in part through politics but also feedback from how people answer the US Census and studies by the Federal Interagency Working Group for ...
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Are Ashkenazi Jews genetically more European than Semitic?

Per Shai Carmi et.al. in 2014, "Ashkenazi Jews have an even admixture of European and Middle Eastern origins." Modelling of ancient histories for AJ and European populations using their joint ...
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Did the government of Nazi Germany sell Mauser pistols to an underground Jewish army?

According to the PhD thesis of Francis R. J. Nicosia, for the McGill University department of history, GERMANY AND THE PALESTINE QUESTION, 1933-1939: There is one final, interesting episode ...
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Have Jews been kicked out of countries 109 times?

According to the ADL, the likely source of the number is an Australian antisemitic website. The source in question is likely this page on the antisemitic website Bible Believers, which in turn uses ...
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Did Jews claim to be asians to Imperial Japan?

The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review and Oriental and Colonial Record, third series, volume IV, (1897), pages 301-311, in the article The Return of the Jews to Palestine and the Zionist Movement, ...
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Are 11.6% of world's billionaires Jews?

I cannot address the entire claim but I will address this statement: Out of the 50 richest people in the world, about a quarter or 25% are Jewish This site breaks down the list of the 50 richest ...
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When instituting Quds Day, did Khomeini say that one should emulate Imam Ali who killed 700 Jews?

According to The Nation - Remembering what the Supreme leaders of Iran said about Al-Quds day: From the beginning of Iran's revolution, Imam Khomeini stated that one of his goals was the ...
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