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    • Colin Wright
    • 09.01.10 | 20:02 (IST)

    'Of course today`s Palestinians have a simmilar DNA to the Sephardic Israeli Jews, they share the same forefathers. ' To the extent that the Sephardim themselves have remained pure, of course. It's ironic -- but I'd guess the best matches would be found with the 'Palestinians' themselves. So if people are enthusiastic about 'helping' the crypto-Jews of Portugal to return to the fold, why no mission to the Palestinians? After all, if they all converted, the problem would be solved. They could even decide they were Jews who had successively preferred Christianity and then Islam, and then the problem would be solved. This has the added merit of being considerably closer to the truth than anything else.

    from the article: How has a small Portuguese Jewish community retained its genetic identity?
    First published 10:42 09.01.10 | Last updated 22:59 09.01.10
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