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"What does 'Jew' mean?" - Parshat Vayigash

Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27 )

by Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair says the verb 'to jew" means 'to bargain sharply with; beat down in price (often followed by down)." But what is the real meaning of this name?

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