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    • ky
    • 07.03.10 | 18:49 (IST)

    if I was religious I would say that this is a sign from god that we are a people made up of all colours and races and beliefs and that we have no superiority to anyone else. We as Jews are not wasps. It offers us an opportunity to show the world once again that Israel is not founded upon racism and that it regards the colour of a mans skin as of no account. But being myself a firm believer in the Darwinian account of mans origin I feel that this discovery is more amazing than any religious explanation because to find scientific proof of a tribe in Africa that has direct links to the Mosiac era is a truly incredible dicovery for Jews. If those who cannot see this must be so lacking in imagination as to be half brain dead. We should regard this discovery with wonder, exitement and pride and explore the myths and traditions of this tribe and do our outmost to welcome them back to Israel and being part of the Jewish people to which they have right to be part of.

    from the article: Report: DNA tests support Zimbabwe tribe's claim of Jewish roots
    First published 10:59 07.03.10 | Last updated 13:01 07.03.10
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