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The Taliban and Jews may share common ancestry

Israel funds research to explore possible genetic link


 

Politically, there are few groups as different and as diametrically opposed as the Taliban and the Jews. But when it comes to genetics, the two may be much closer than you’d think. At the behest of Israel, Indian geneticist Shahnaz Ali has been asked to investigate the possible connection between a lost tribe of Israel and the Afridi Pathans, based in the Lucknow region of India. The research, funded for the first time by Israel’s Foreign Ministry, seeks to explore a long-standing theory that the Afghanistan’s Pashtun fighters—and the Taliban—are descendents of the Pathans. The Pathans are thought to be descendents of the Ephraim tribe, one of the 10 Israelite tribes, who purportedly settled in India after being ousted from Israel by Assyrian invaders in 721 B.C.E. If Ali’s research validates this belief, says Navras Aafreedi, a researcher in Indo-Judaic studies, it could “have interesting ramifications for Muslim-Jew relations in particular and the world at large.”

Haaretz


 
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The Taliban and Jews may share common ancestry

  1. I fail to see how a new relation link would affect Muslim-Jew relations at all. Genesis has both the Jews and the Arabs descended from Abraham, and there's certainly no love lost there.

  2. I thought the close relation as established by DNA of Jews and Arabs was a given.
    "Jews and Arabs are all really children of Abraham," says Harry Ostrer, M.D., Director of the Human Genetics Program at New York University School of Medicine, an author of the new study by an international team of researchers in the United States, Europe, and Israel. "And all have preserved their Middle Eastern genetic roots over 4,000 years," he says.
    It is silly that these close relatives fight each other but is easy to understand when you understand all the conflicts and wars produced by the belief in myths i.e religions.

  3. who cares who is from where and what will that matter at this point and time? on a similar level the tibetans came across the bering strait and some stayed here thus the close comparison and likeness of tibetans and north american indigenous peoples…

  4. Almighty God admits Mutual disillusion after writing off previous creation to one new one Human interlinked with species. Abraham Moses Jesus Christ Vishnu Buddha Ram of Ayodhya Guru Nanak Mohammed Bahaullah of Bahais Zoroastrian Parsee none of them Said I am god worship me. God of Abraham with Last Prophet of Islam said:”I am your god worship me by prostration like Trees and others do lest you become stones”. God is who existed before creation of Universe earth and its conten.Past 100 yrs' Einstein Darwin DNA testing and other finding has been discarded in Quran of 1400 yrs with
    New Creation Human. Comparatively current $10,000 5 ft 120 lbs sex doll with Human skin like computerized voiced robotic with customer service linked to call girl telephone stimulation Look at human hand fingers lined grooved marked for measurement for greed with clear Warning for third creation amid disappearing species ice climate change sex and resource population explosion. Is there any one other than God's claim:” worship me I am your God almighty everyone turns towards me I am who have given you on loan soul eyes hearing tongue or taste “.Does any one when he she is going to die or destiny fate Or what food you get soon?