Weisel Like Other European Jews Not Descendant of Hebrewsf - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • lancesephyr
    • 19.04.10 | 04:55 (IDT)

    The reality is that European Jews such as Weisel from Poland and other parts of Eastern Europe as well as Europe in general are not from the Middle East nor are they descendants of the Prophet Abraham nor decendants of the ancient Hebrews of the Bible.  They are descendants of the Khazar people of eastern Europe who converted en masse to Judaism between the 9th and 11th centuries. This is a historic fact and DNA analysis clearly shows that European Jews like Weisel are not descendants of the Hebrews of the Bible nor even a Semitic people but are of Slavic origin. By contrast both Christian and Muslim Palestinians are the direct descendants of the ancient Hebrews of the Bible who converted to either Christianity or Islam, and DNA analysis shows this also. As such while European Jews can practice Judaism as converts, they are neither a Semitic people nor of Hebrew origin nor from the Middle East period. Hence  Israel demands recognition as a 'JEWISH' state instead of as a 'HEBREW' state.

    from the article: For Jerusalem, a response to Elie Wiesel
    First published 02:30 18.04.10 | Last updated 09:07 18.04.10
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