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Old December 7th, 2005 #97
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Originally Posted by New Order
Why does he have a Hebrew name then? His name is a JEWISH name Ayoob.
Massad is also a jew name could he be a lebanese jew?
There are these middle eastern sephardic or sometimes called "oriental" jews, from Arab lands. Like Mordechai Vannunu, who was from Morocco. But, if they were American citizens I do not think they would be calling themselves Lebanese. I have read that he is Lebanese and though there are Lebanese who are friendly to Jews-- viz the civil war alliances of the 80s-- I doubt any American Jew would call itself by the country of origin.

Most Jews in the USA like this would just change their names.