Babylonian Jewry

shella shella at
Mon Nov 22 10:00:01 EST 1999

Dear freinds, are you familure with the great Jewish historian, Stephen Birmingham?  Let
me suggest two of his works, Our Croud, and the Grandees. These may help with the history
of the Jewish people under consideration in their relocation in America.


"Jonathan D. Safren" wrote:

> peter_kirk at wrote:
> > others have recently moved to Israel. Their history is obscure, but
> > many people hold that they are descendants of the Babylonian Jews.
> > Others have suggested that they are descendants of the lost northern
> > tribes,.
> >
> If my memory serves me correctly, I believe it was the late Israeli President Yitzhak
> ben Zvi whosuggested, in one of his books, that Jews of Norther Iraq, Iran, Caucasus,
> etc. are descended from the exiles of Northern Israel.
> Someone please correct me on this one.
> --
> Jonathan D. Safren
> Dept. of Biblical Studies
> Beit Berl College
> Beit Berl Post Office 44905
> Israel
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