The Jews are merely one group of semetic groups which originated in the Middle East. Most of the semetic groups (Arabs) have remained in the Middle East but Jews have spread and integrated far and wide. Eastern European Jews are pale and myopic. Russian Jews are pale and blonde. Both groups seem to have lost the semetic identity. The Sephardi Jews would seem to be the closest to their original roots.
Donald Trump: Israeli settlement construction in West Bank should 'keep going' (Haaretz)
from the article: Comment / Settlers can stay, but only as citizens of Palestine