Ashkenazi Sentence Examples
The Yiddish language was developed by the Ashkenazi Jewish culture around the 10th century, with it being their primary language.
It occurs much more often in people of Eastern European and Russian Jewish (Ashkenazi) ancestry, affecting one out of every 450 live births in this population.
The highest risk seems to be in people of Eastern European and Russian Jewish (Ashkenazi) descent.
Tay-Sachs disease is particularly common among Jewish people of Eastern European and Russian (Ashkenazi) origin.
About one out of every 2,500 to 3,600 babies born to Ashkenazi Jewish couples have the disease.Advertisement
Approximately one in 30 Ashkenazi Jews is a carrier of the gene that causes the disease.
Tay-Sachs disease-An inherited disease caused by a missing enzyme that is prevalent among the Ashkenazi Jewish population of the United States.
From his German descent he was surnamed Ashkenazi (the German), and we find that epithet applied to him in a recently discovered document of date 1559.