In response to Finkelstien and Silberman's text, where were they during Solomon's time? What did they base their theory on that Yemen's Jews are converts.And theories are only conjecture. Read "The Bible Unearthed" by Finkelstein and Silberman. There was no Solomonic empire and no evidence for Solomon at all. These Jews, like most, were converts.
Gadhafi loyalists stage rare protest in eastern Libya (Reuters)
from the article: Yemen Jews smuggled to U.S. amid rising inter-faith tensions