Bob - I Guess you never heard of DNA - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 07.01.07 | 02:56 (IST)

    Bob, your argument is about as valid as those theories about national origins and race of German fascists in the 1930s. It is based upon ideology and a corruption of history. DNA studies show that Ashkenazim have more in common with Palestinians than either do with residents of Saudi. With the expansion of Islam to new nations, the language of Islam - Arabic - went with it. This was in no small part to Muhammad's prohibition of translating the Koran into other languages. Arab can mean a person from Arabia or more commonly, someone who speaks Arabic. Thus a Christian from Palestine is an Arab. . .

    from the article: History and Hussein's hanging
    First published 00:00 04.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.01.07
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