Black Jews Along The Niger

Black Jews Along The Niger

Source: Zakhor (Jewish Virtual Library) 2008 A.D. From the source, " ZAKHOR (Heb. "Remember"), black Judaizing movement in Mali comprising around 1,000 people. It was founded in Timbuktu in 1993 by the Malian historian Ismael Daidé Haïdara, whose followers claim to be the offspring of Saharan Jews. In a manifesto published in 1996, the members of Zakhor recognize themselves as Jews and declare themselves to be descendants of the Jews of Touat. The Touat, the region at the limit of the Sahara in western Algeria, was, up to 1492, inhabited by Jews involved in trans-Saharan trade. At that time, Sheikh Abd…
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The Ibo Jews Descend From the Tribe of Gad, Zevulun, Menashe, Levitical Migrants, Judeans, and Asher

The Ibo Jews Descend From the Tribe of Gad, Zevulun, Menashe, Levitical Migrants, Judeans, and Asher

Source: Nigeria Virtual Jewish History Tour (Jewish Virtual Library) 2020 A.D. From the source, "According to oral traditions, the Ibo have resided in “Iboland,” a region of modern-day Nigeria, for over 1500 years. Before that, the tradition asserts that they were migrants from ancient Israel. There exist a number of theories that explain from whom the Ibo are descendant, and how they came to reside in Nigeria. One theory contends that the Ibo are the descendants of one of the lost tribes. Ibo Jews The Ibo of Benei Gath are said to have descended from Gath (Gad), the eighth son of Jacob. The…
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Job’s Daughters Inherited His Estate Along with their Brothers

Job’s Daughters Inherited His Estate Along with their Brothers

Source: When Was the Book of Job Written? (Probe Ministries) 2003 A.D. From the source, " When was the book of Job written? How do we know it was written then since we don’t know who wrote the book and when Job lived? Top Ten Reasons Why We Believe the Book of Job was Written During the Time of the Patriarchs 1. Job lived 140 years after his calamities (42:16). This corresponds with the lifespans of the patriarchs. For example, Abraham lived 175 years. 2. Job’s wealth was reckoned in livestock (1:3; 42:12) which was also true of Abraham (Gen.…
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Potential Evidence that Ancestor Worship Existed in Ancient Israel-Ancestor Worship is Prevalent in Some African Peoples

Potential Evidence that Ancestor Worship Existed in Ancient Israel-Ancestor Worship is Prevalent in Some African Peoples

Source: ANCESTOR WORSHIP (Jewish Encyclopedia) 1906 A.D. From the source, " The same homage and adoration paid to deceased parents and more remote ancestors as usually given to deities. Many anthropologists are of opinion that this was the original form of religion (H. Spencer, Lippert); the school represented by Stade and F. Schwally argues that it was the original religion of Israel before Jahvism was introduced by Moses and the Prophets. According to them, much of the priestly legislation was directed against the rites connected with Ancestor Worship. At present the view that the original religion of the Israelites was…
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Evidence for the Existence of Totem, Animism, Tattoo, Ancestor Worship, and Animal Worship Culture in the Ancient Near East

Evidence for the Existence of Totem, Animism, Tattoo, Ancestor Worship, and Animal Worship Culture in the Ancient Near East

Source: Totemism (Jewish Encyclopedia) 1906 A.D. From the source, " A primitive social system in which members of a clan reckoned kinship through their mothers, and worshiped some animal or plant which they regarded as their ancestor and the image of which they bore tattooed on their persons. It was suggested by J. S. Maclennan (in "The Fortnightly Review," 1870, i. 207) that this system existed among the early Hebrews; and his view was taken up by Robertson Smith (in "The Journal of Philology," 1880), who based his theories upon the researches of J. G. Frazer on totemism. Robertson Smith…
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The Ancient Pre-Rabbinic Text Known as “Joseph and Aseneth”-Jacob’s Hair is “Thick and Full” Like An Ethiopian’s

The Ancient Pre-Rabbinic Text Known as “Joseph and Aseneth”-Jacob’s Hair is “Thick and Full” Like An Ethiopian’s

Source: Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology (Oxford University Press) 2002 A.D. Note: 153 of the source. This ancient source likens Jacob's hair unto an Ethiopian's once more. This source was written well after Jacob's life on this earth, but it still paints a picture that some ancient individuals like this author had a clear image of how Jacob's hair should look.
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The Ancient, Anonymous Text Known as “Joseph and Aseneth”-Jacob’s Hair Was Like an Ethiopian (His Hairs were “Close” and Exceedingly “Thick”)

The Ancient, Anonymous Text Known as “Joseph and Aseneth”-Jacob’s Hair Was Like an Ethiopian (His Hairs were “Close” and Exceedingly “Thick”)

Source: When Aseneth Met Joseph: A Late Antique Tale of the Biblical Patriarch and His Egyptian Wife, Reconsidered (Oxford University Press, USA) 1998 A.D. Note: Page 78 of the source. This source can be used to point to the Ethiopian likeness that it was believed that ancient Israelites like Jacob (Israel himself) had. This ancient text tells us that Jacob's hair was close and thick like an Ethiopian.
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In 1760 A.D. , it was Noted that On the West Coat of Africa most of the Portuguese were Tawny or Black

In 1760 A.D. , it was Noted that On the West Coat of Africa most of the Portuguese were Tawny or Black

Source: The Grand Gazetter Or Topographic Dictionary, Etc (Harvard University) 1760 A.D. Note: Page 622 of the source. A major shout out to Yehudah Moshe from A Testimony in Jacob channel because he sent this source to us! This source confirms that the vast majority of the Portuguese who were established on the West Coast of Africa were tawny (mixed people or medium to light-skinned black people) and black people. This is important because it can allude to the notion that the Spanish and Portuguese Jews were black and mixed because they were known plainly as Portuguese at times.
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Igbos: The Lost Tribes

Igbos: The Lost Tribes

Source: Igbo Jews of Nigeria (Shavei Israel) 2011 A.D. In Igboland / Negroland / The land of the Jews , West Africa you can find descendants Of Gad, Manasseh, Zebulon and other family's of the Northern Kingdom. Descendants of Eri Sometime in Middle East, famine struck and Jacob moved with his family and about 70 other relations to Egypt. But before then Joseph (which was 11th son of Jacob) had already been sold to Egypt by his brothers, where he was made Governor General under a King Pharaoh. As time goes on when the Pharaoh that knows Joseph died, they…
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Deuteronomy 34 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 34 (KJV)

The Death of Moses 1 And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. And the Lord shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan, 2 And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim, and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea, 3 And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, unto Zoar. 4 And the Lord said unto him, This is the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, saying,…
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