Hebrew Israelite groups gather and proselytize in metropolitan areas. Britain and America and the great missionary movements of the 17th to the 20th centuries that converted many peoples to Christianity including the Black Africans is unprecedented. A. Spurdle and T. Jenkins, The Origin of the Lemba ‘Black Jews' of Southern Africa; Evidence from p12f2 and Other Y-Chromosomes Markers,” American Journal of Human Genetics 59 (1996): 1126-33.
According to this view, the biblical Hebrews of the Old Testament times had multiracial descendants. Meanwhile, the tone of the extremist Hebrew Israelite grows ever more apocalyptic, with its followers feverishly searching for signs of a bloodthirsty black Yahawah's impending return.
Since, in modern times, European (Ashkenazi) Jews have accounted for some four-fifths of the world Jewish population, their racial antecedents are more significant for the problem of the Jewish 'race' at present than those of the Sephardi and Oriental (Middle Eastern) divisions of Jewery.
An unbiased investigation of the information presented in this writing will bring us to the conclusion that people of African origin have a definite connection with the Holy Land and a role to play in the prophetic spiritual re-awakening that is in progress.
It shouldn't surprise us to yet find some incident of Old Testament text in that Old Hebrew someday, since it could have been produced after the time of the Assyrian exile, where Israelites held captive in Babylon had to assimilate the Aramaic language.
Many Hebrew Israelites migrated to West Africa where they, once again, were carried away captive - this time by Europeans on slave ships - to the Americas along with other African tribes people. They, like most, assume all Israelites would have to he a short, dark-skinned, broad-headed people like most of the Ashkenazic Jews.
But Israel didn't know what to make of the newcomers, who adopted Hebrew names and a west African style of dress, and the government was unsure where they fit under the country's law of return”, which gives citizenship to almost any Jew who requests it.
(In December 2006, three gay men who were assaulted inside an Atlanta nightclub identified their attackers as Hebrew Israelites; no arrests were prophecy made). Additionally, God's covenant was made with both the house of Israel AND the house of Judah (from which the terms Jehudite and Jew come) according to ( Hebrews 8:8 ).
In today's world, man has created so many diversions from and substitutions for the true worship of God that the people have lost their way. So, it is terribly incongruous that the sacred Hebrew language of the Jews could also have been native to God's children who were of Aryan lineage.
Parfitt, Black Jews in Africa and the Americas, 16-17. It's because the promises are for the children of promise — the children of God — and not every child of Israelite flesh is a child of promise. ARE THE SO-CALLED NEGROES IN AMERICA AFRICANS? The religious sect in Judea, in the time of Jesus, to which self-styled Jews” today refer to as Jews”, were known as Pharisees”.