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The History of Black Jews Goes Back 2600 Years

The History of Black Jews Goes Back 2600 Years

Source: New world A-Comingʼ: Inside Black America (Ottley, Roi) 1943 A.D. pg. 138 - 140 "As to be expected, the history of the Black Jews goes back a long way. The legend - according to Jewish authorities - is that about twenty-six hundred years ago a band of Jews, fleeing from Palestine, which was then under oppressive rule of the Babylonians, sought refuge in Egypt and along the cataracts of the Nile." "when Christianity was adopted by Ethiopia in 333 A.D., the lot of the Black Jews changed radically. Thousands of them were ruthlessly slaughtered and many compelled to embrace…
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Professor Bodenheimer’s Article On How In The 1840s A.D. British Rabbis Knew Descendants of the Ten Tribes of Israel May Have Been In The Niger Delta In West Africa-This Was Before The Process of Jewish Acceptance of Beta Israel Began

Professor Bodenheimer’s Article On How In The 1840s A.D. British Rabbis Knew Descendants of the Ten Tribes of Israel May Have Been In The Niger Delta In West Africa-This Was Before The Process of Jewish Acceptance of Beta Israel Began

Source: In Favor of Politicizing Jewish Identity It is impossible to rationally explain why the Igbos of Nigeria are not recognized as Jews when Ethiopian Beta Israel are. (Haaretz) 2011 A.D. From the source "It is impossible to rationally explain why the Igbos of Nigeria are not recognized as Jews when Ethiopian Beta Israel are. Today, Israeli politics - at least in terms of its relationship with the Palestinians - is focused on having them recognize Israel's Jewish character. There are also calls for Israel's non-Jewish citizens to take an oath of loyalty to the Jewish state. Foreign workers are…
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