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The Jews of South Korea — Finding a Jewish soul in Seoul

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Koreans are particularly enamored of Talmud study as a means to intellectual achievement.
Playing a word association game using South Korea would lead most participants to think of hi-tech companies such as Samsung, LG or Hyundai. Others might mention Seoul, a teeming metropolis of 15 million people and the country’s capital. Still others would bring up the tense demilitarized zone that demarcates South and North Korea. Few, however, would associate Judaism with South Korea.

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