Friday, March 3, 2017

USA Africa Dialogue Series - Re: Today's Quote


The Lost Tribes if Israel is history.

As Fela says in Roforofo Fight (and I hear him clearly) : "like the Jews, you no go know who be who"

Today, there are many claimants - many people who claim to be descendants of one or the other of the lost tribes of Israel - among which the Igbo or some Igbo calling themselves "the Jews of Nigeria" are one such people. Did Chinua Achebe ever make such historical claims?

I fantasize that should the Igbo ever get a state of their own to be known as Biafra, then some of the so called Jews among them could want to declare it a Jewish State? By which token I guess that the Nigerian Muslims, Fulani herdsmen etc. cold be considered Palestinians or Arabs, or descendants of some Arab tribes? I don't know. I thought that all Jews have a right to the one reconstituted in the Middle East - still secular and not a theocracy and known as Israel.

Forgive me, sometimes my imagination gets the better of me.


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On Friday, 3 March 2017 12:24:05 UTC+1, Chidi Anthony Opara wrote:
How on God's earth did this Igbo Jewish ancestry story start and on what concrete premise was it predicated?



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