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White Jews Came To Cochin AFTER The Black Jews

White Jews Came To Cochin AFTER The Black Jews

Source: Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London (Ethnological Society of London) 1861 - pg. 65 Throughout the book, the author finds himself trying to explain the occurrence of both black and white Jews. However, there is one paragraph in which he points out that the black Jews were in Cochin, India long before the white Jews. In the beginning of the paragraph, the author makes the following observation about the black Jews of Cochin: "On the other hand, the Jews of Portugal are very dark, whilst those who have been settled from very remote times in Cochin and the…
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Ashur Means Black

Ashur Means Black

Source: Ashur (Bible Hub) 2020 A.D "And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa." - 1 Chronicles 2:24 From the source: Ashur: Probably from shachar; black; Ashchur, an Israelite -- Ashur. Click on Ashur to see how the name Ashur literally translates to "black". Names in ancient times often represented physical features or unique characteristics that an individual displayed. Once again, we have a black name for a black Israelite who was literally called "black" because he was a very dark shade of black.
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