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PEID: 11756

ROP: 115645

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Jews

People Cluster: Jews

Language: Iranian Persian - (pes)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Judaism

Country: Israel

Also found in: United States

Population: 54,000

Global Population: 108,500

PEID: 11756

ROP: 115645

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Persian Jews of Israel, numbering 54,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jews people cluster within the Jews affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 108,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Iranian Persian. The primary religion practiced by the Persian Jews is Judaism, a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.

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