Ten Lost Tribes
The ten lost tribes refers to the ten of the twelve tribes of ancient Israel that were said to have been deported from the Kingdom of Israel after it was conquered by the Neo-Assyrian Empire in about ...
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Beta Israel
Beta Israel (Hebrew: בֵּיתֶא יִשְׂרָאֵל, Beyte (beyt) Yisrael; Ge'ez: ቤተ እስራኤል, Bēta 'Isrā'ēl, modern Bēte 'Isrā'ēl, EAE: "Betä Ǝsraʾel", "House of Israel" or "Community of Israel"), also known as...
Beta Israel - Wikipedia
Igbo Jews
Igbo Jews are members of the Igbo people of Nigeria who practice Judaism.
Certain Nigerian communities with Judaic practices have been receiving help from individual Israelis and American Jews who...
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Oyo Empire
The Oyo Empire was a Yoruba empire of what is today western and northern Nigeria. Established in the 14th century, the Oyo Empire grew to become one of the largest West African states. It rose through...
Oyo Empire - Wikipedia
Lemba people
The Lemba, wa-Remba, or Mwenye are a southern African ethnic group found in Zimbabwe and South Africa, with smaller, little-known branches in Mozambique and Malawi. According to Tudor Parfitt, Profess...
Persian Jews
Persian Jews or Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی‎) (Hebrew: יהודים פרסים‎) are Jews historically associated with Iran, traditionally known as Persia in Western sources.Judaism is amon...
Theory of Pashtun descent from Israelites
During the Mughal Era, there was a tradition of the Afghans (the Pashtun people) being descended from the exiled lost tribes of Israel.This tradition was referenced in 19th century western scholarsh...
Bukharian Jews
Bukharan Jews, also Bukharian Jews or Bukhari Jews (Persian: یهودی بخارایی‎ Yahūde-ye Bukhārāī ; Russian: Бухарские евреи Bukharskie evrei ; Hebrew: בוכרים‎ Bukharim ; T...
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Cochin Jews
Cochin Jews, also called Malabar Jews, are of Mizrahi heritage. They are the oldest group of Jews in India, with possible roots claimed to date to the time of King Solomon. The Cochin Jews settled in ...
Cochin Jews - Wikipedia
Bnei Menashe
The Bnei Menashe (Hebrew: בני מנשה‎, "Sons of Menasseh") are a group of indigenous people from India's North-Eastern border states of Manipur and Mizoram who claim descent from one of the Lost T...
Kaifeng Jews
The Kaifeng Jews are members of a small Jewish community in Kaifeng, in the Henan province of China who have assimilated into Chinese society while preserving some Jewish traditions and customs. Their...
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British Israelism
British Israelism (also called Anglo-Israelism) is a doctrine based on the hypothesis that people of Western European descent, particularly those in Great Britain, are the direct lineal descendants of...
British Israelism - Wikipedia
Genetic origins of the Kurds
The Kurds are an ethnic Iranian group who have historically inhabited the mountainous areas to the south of Caucasus (Northern Zagros and Eastern Taurus mountain ranges), a geographical area collectiv...
Genetic origins of the Kurds - Wikipedia
Japanese-Jewish Common Ancestor Theory
The Japanese-Jewish common ancestry theory (日ユ同祖論(日猶同祖論), Nichiyu Dōsoron) appeared in the 17th century as a hypothesis which claimed the Japanese people were the main part of the ten lost tri...
Mormon view of the House of Joseph
The House of Joseph (sometimes referred to as the Tribe of Joseph) were the Old Testament tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. Both of these tribes were descendants of Joseph's two sons, Ephraim and Manass...
Mormon view of the House of Joseph - Wikipedia
Julianus ben Sabar
Julianus ben Sabar (also known as Julian or Julianus ben Sahir and Latinized as Iulianus Sabarides) was a messianic leader of the Samaritans, who led a failed revolt against Byzantium during the early...
Abu Sa'id al-Afif
Abu Sa'id al-Afif was a Samaritan physician in fifteenth century Cairo.
Abu l-Fath
Abu l-Fath, or Ibn Abi al-Hasan al-Samiri al-Danafi, was a fourteenth-century Samaritan chronicler, writing in Arabic. His major work is Kitab al-Ta'rikh.The work was commissioned in 1352 by Pinḥas, S...
Ayyubid dynasty
The Ayyubid dynasty (Kurdish: دووگەلی ئەییووبی Dûgela Eyûbîyan; Arabic: الأيوبيون‎ al-Ayyūbīyūn; Turkish: Eyyûbîler) was a Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin, founded by Salad...
Ayyubid dynasty - Wikipedia
Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan (Kurdish: باشووری کوردستان, Başûrê Kurdistanê), also known as the Kurdistan Region (Kurdish: هه‌رێمی کوردستان, Herêmî Kurdistan), ...
Iraqi Kurdistan - Wikipedia
Aliyah from Ethiopia
The Jewish aliyah from Ethiopia, or the immigration of ethnically and religiously Jewish Ethiopians to Israel, began during the mid-1970s, during which the majority of the Beta Israel community emigra...
Aliyah from Ethiopia - Wikipedia