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Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 10:45pm On Jul 02, 2017
Yorubas - Sons of Ephraim


As stated in my books regarding the Igbos, the father of the Yoruba people, Oduduwa traveled with Gad’s sons, Eri, Areli and Arodi from North Africa, likely Egypt and settled in what today is known as Nigeria. This would coincide with Yoruba oral history that they believe to come from outside of West Africa and thus it would be no surprise that we might find Israelites, Hebrews and Jews among the Yoruba.

Oduduwa was said to be a descendant of Ham, through Nimrod also called Lamurudu, this according to Yoruba Christian Samuel Johnson in 1880. Sultan Bello, Caliph of Sokoto was quoted in 1820 by Hugh Clapperton to have said that the Yoruba people were descendants of a Canaanite tribe. And S.O. Obiaku a Nigerian Historian claimed the Yoruba’s to originate from the Sudan or what was known as Cush/Kush (Ethiopia).

However, some say “Yoruba” is a corruption of the name “Jacob” or in Hebrew, “Yacob.” Others assert that Yoruba is from “Yerubbaal,” the “People of Baal.”

But the current Yoruba Jewish population who claim to come from the Israeli tribe of Ephraim was said to have been driven to Yorubaland from Morocco by Muslims and eventually mingled with Yoruba people. These black Jews in southern Nigeria are called the "Emo Yo Quaim", or "Strange People", by the native Africans, but these black Jews call themselves, "B'nai Ephraim" or "Sons of Ephraim". These Jews who claim that their ancestors came from Morocco is supported by their language which appears to be a mixture of Maghrebi Arabic and local Negro speech. Thus abu (father) has become Yaaba, from the Hebrew word “Abba” and “Umm” (mother) is “Em” from the Hebrew, "Ima". Nevertheless, most of their language is similar to the Yoruba’s around them.

These Yoruba, “Sons of Ephraim” observe certain Jewish customs, among which are the great holy days, naming of children on the 8th day, etc. In almost every way, these black Jews are like the Yorubas, and are hardly distinguishable from them, except for some outstanding Hebrew observances.

But there is doubt whether any from this group exists today among the Yoruba.


There is a clan among the Yoruba People called the "Ijeeu," which is believed to be a corruption of the word “Hebrew” or “Jew.” They are looked down upon by the rest of the Yoruba for displaying Igbo-like character and traits, one of which is business prowess. There is even a town in Yorubaland called, "Ijuee-Igbo." Much if the Ijeeu people resent and deny this connection with them and Ndi Igbo.

http://www.hebrewigbo.com/yoruba---sons-of-ephriam.html
Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by KahlDrogo(m): 10:52pm On Jul 02, 2017
Rossikki, what sort of nansense is this? You want to give some yelping puppies the ammo with which to take shots at us abi? angry

Over there is where you go with this bullshiiit. angry

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 10:54pm On Jul 02, 2017
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Yorubas and the neighbouring nationalities located in Nigeria have this tradition of an origin extraneous to West Africa.

Hugh Clapperton in 1820s reported a work by Sultan Bello, the Caliph of the Sokoto Caliphate, where he asserted that the Yorubas were descended from a Canaanite tribe in Palestine.

Around the 1880s Samuel Johnson a Yoruba christian also wrote a book that made similar claims for Yoruba origins as Sultan Bello’s. In 1880, Johson naively sent this work to the Church Missionary Society in England for review and publication.

The Church Missionary Society suppressed the manuscript upon realizing the explosive information it contained. The Society declared the book lost. It was not until 1923 that Johson’s brother was able to publish an edited copy of this work. Johnson’s thesis was that the Yorubas were descended from Lamurudu (Nimrod) the first King of Mesopotamia. Johnson died in 1901.

1955 S.O. Obiaku, a Nigerian historian and scholar claimed a Meroite origin (Sudan/ancient Ethiopia-Kush) for the Yorubas.

Emmanuel Uguhulu, another respected Nigerian scholar, claimed a Hebrew origin for the Esan tribe. Esan is part of the greater Edo nation, which is related to the Yoruba nation of Nigeria.

Efik traditions claim that the Efiks originated in Palestine, crossed the Sahara and arrived Nigeria via Sudan. The Efiks are located in the south-eastern corner of Nigeria.


Iberian Jews of Yoruba Nationality

The Bnai Ephraim (“Children of Ephraim”) from Nigeria, live among the Yoruba nationalities. Their oral history tells that the Bnai Ephraim people came from Morocco after the Jews were banished from the Iberian Pennisula sometime after 1492.

They speak a dialect that is a mixture of Moroccan Arabic, Yoruba, and Aramaic. They are known by the Yoruba people as the “Emo Yo Quaim”, or “strange people”. Unlike other African Israelite communities in Nigeria, the Bnai Ephraim have the Torah, portions of which they keep in their sanctuaries.

The name Lagos borne by the former capital of Nigeria is a Portugese/Iberian name meaning the lake. Lagos is an Island carved up by lagoons, swamps and lakes. Its traditional Nigerian name is Eko.

Thousands of black refugee Jews of Iberia re-settled in the environs of Lagos and Porto Novo (as well as in Cape Verde, Guinea Buissa, and in Sao Tome either as slaves or outlaws). Some groups eventually made it deeper inland and became assimilated into one nationality or the other.

The Bnai Ephraim provides a living and irrefutable proof of this barely known history of mass Jewish re-settlement in West Africa, between 1492 and 1692, a 200 year non-stop return of Jews to Africa.

This set of Moorish refugees are not to be confused with more ancient Hebrew and Canaanite tribes that had been living in Nigeria and other African countries for thousands of years.

The Bnai Ephraim did not settle with the Yorubas by accident or chance. They recalled that a body of their people had depart Canaan in the ancient times and had settled in the present day Yoruba areas of Nigeria, just like their own group – Bnai Ephraim – had settled in Iberia (Spain and Portugal).

So, when it happened they had to leave Iberia in a hurry to protect their lives and freedom, those Moorish Iberian Jews sailed on their network of ships to Nigeria Africa, near Lagos amongst the Yorubas, their relation by blood, their greater nationality.

Awake ye ancient Moorish Hebrews of Africa, awake! You have nothing to lose but your ignorance and weakness. The earth is your inheritance and rightful legacy. The truth lies in your history, hidden until these times…

https://www.africaresource.com/rasta/sesostris-the-great-the-egyptian-hercules/the-yoruba-and-other-canaanitehebrew-israelites-of-nigeria/comment-page-2/

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by googlepikins: 10:55pm On Jul 02, 2017
Afonjas are always confused, why? always want to attach themselves with the Igbos. why?

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Benekruku(m): 10:55pm On Jul 02, 2017
grin grin grin


Yoruba`s re descendants of Red Indians who left America!

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by SwiftNerd(m): 10:56pm On Jul 02, 2017
But ODUDUWA fell from the Sky, am not understanding AGAIN

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 10:57pm On Jul 02, 2017
KahlDrogo:
Rossikki, what sort of nansense is this? You want to give some yelping puppies the ammo with which to take shots at us abi? angry

Over there is where you go with this bullshiiit. angry

History is History.

You can't run away from it.

By the way, it would be great if the ethnic baiters stayed away from this thread, as it is a serious historical inquiry.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by shukuokukobambi: 10:58pm On Jul 02, 2017
KahlDrogo:
Rossikki, what sort of nansense is this? You want to give some yelping puppies the ammo with which to take shots at us abi? angry

Over there is where you go with this bullshiiit. angry

I don tire for rossiki and this Jewish matter. What's this rubbish now? angry

I enjoy his threads on religion and African consciousness but its this Jewish connection he spoils it with. Abeg he should leave Jewish ancestry for those who desire and claim it. angry

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Guestlander: 10:59pm On Jul 02, 2017
Lmao. This version of Yoruba history is wack.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by KahlDrogo(m): 11:01pm On Jul 02, 2017
Rossikki:


History is History.

You can't run away from it.

By the way, it would be great if the ethnic baiters stayed away from this thread, as it is a serious historical inquiry.
All Nairalanders today are "ethnic baiters" one way or the other Mr man. angry

Stop giving the enemies ammo to attack you with! angry

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by RisingSun1: 11:02pm On Jul 02, 2017
Lol Afonja

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Guestlander: 11:02pm On Jul 02, 2017
googlepikins:
Afonjas are always confused, why? always want to attach themselves with the Igbos. why?

Is Rossikki Afonja as well?

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by EvilMetahuman: 11:04pm On Jul 02, 2017
Jew ko, romans ni.

Rubbish thread.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by KahlDrogo(m): 11:06pm On Jul 02, 2017
EvilMetahuman:
Jew ko, romans ni.


Rubbish thread.
Mynd44, can you close this thread please. angry

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 11:06pm On Jul 02, 2017
shukuokukobambi:


I don tire for rossiki and this Jewish matter angry

I enjoy his threads on religion and African consciousness but its this Jewish connection he spoils it with. Abeg he should leave Jewish ancestry for those who desire and claim it. angry

You cannot pick and choose which aspect of the African past is valid or invalid, especially when you haven't conducted the kind of research some of us have. The fact is if you go back far enough, the African is present in the birthing of every single civilization on earth, from China to India, and from Ancient Greece to Mexico. When Christopher Columbus sailed to the Americas, and supposedly 'discovered' it, he met black people there. How did they get there? Look my friend, there is more to the African than you can know in one lifetime.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by AshiwajuFoward: 11:07pm On Jul 02, 2017
Na wah. Maybe now that 'Afonjas' too are thought to be part of the super-duper race of jews, Cownu and his band of thugs will cut Yoruba people some slack. cheesy

Abeg, since when did being a Jew become a fad or badge of honour? Coz me I am not getting this jewish fixation o.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 11:09pm On Jul 02, 2017
EvilMetahuman:
Jew ko, romans ni.


Rubbish thread.

Did you even spend a minute reading the articles posted?

I reckon that takes about 6 hours in motor park touts' time, so I guess not.
Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Jetleeee: 11:12pm On Jul 02, 2017
I thought we were from Pakistan lol

Jews ko, Hindu ni

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by shukuokukobambi: 11:14pm On Jul 02, 2017
Rossikki:


You cannot pick and choose which aspect of the African past is valid or invalid, especially when you haven't conducted the kind of research some of us have. The fact is if you go back far enough, the African is present in the birthing of every single civilization on earth, from China to India, and from Ancient Greece to Mexico. When Christopher Columbus sailed to the Americas, and supposedly 'discovered' it, he met black people there. How did they get there? Look my friend, there is more to the African than you can know in one lifetime.

Why not? If its true that homo sapiens evolved in Africa about 200,000 years ago like research has also shown, then the modern man, wherever he may be found, is African in origin.

Most claims of Jewish ancestry is always an attempt at appealing to divine status and I'm very suspicious of them. My folklore, as a Yoruba man, have nothing Jewish in it and I like it that way.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by KahlDrogo(m): 11:14pm On Jul 02, 2017
Rossikki:


Did you even spend a minute reading the articles posted?

I reckon that takes about 6 hours in motor park touts' time, so I guess not.
No one is interested in reading the rubbish Mr man. You should delete this nonsense. angry

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by EvilMetahuman: 11:21pm On Jul 02, 2017
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Rossikki:


Did you even spend a minute reading the articles posted?

I reckon that takes about 6 hours in motor park touts' time, so I guess not.
[/s]

Are you done yapping dust?

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by BabaRamota1980: 11:23pm On Jul 02, 2017
Nope, Yorubas are not Jews.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by IJOBA2: 11:24pm On Jul 02, 2017
KahlDrogo:
No one is interested in reading the rubbish Mr man. You should delete this nonsense. angry
AFONJA JEWISH MUSLIM grin

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by BabaRamota1980: 11:25pm On Jul 02, 2017
AshiwajuFoward:
Na wah. Maybe now that 'Afonjas' too are thought to be part of the super-duper race of jews, Cownu and his band of thugs will cut Yoruba people some slack. cheesy

Abeg, since when did being a Jew become a fad or badge of honour? Coz me I am not getting this jewish fixation o.

Jews are not super duper race. The Assyrians and Iranians are the super duper race.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 11:26pm On Jul 02, 2017
The Bantu Branch of ‘Africans’ are Hebrew Israelites PART I of II


In this post I would like to establish the fact that the ‘Bantu’ branch of Africans, generally concentrated in the 'sub-Saharan' part of the continent, and their related family branches are actually descendants of the Hebrew Israelites. Identifying the Bantu as the descendants of the Israelites is extremely important. Having the understanding that the Bantu are Israelites is integral in order to gain a broader and more accurate comprehension of who the Israelites are, where their descendants are located, and what contributions they have made to the world.

Many of us are already very familiar with the Zondervan’s Bible Dictionary’s Ham (son of Noah), definition. Those who are not, please become soon familiar with it. However, again, for those of use who are already familiar with the Zondervan’s Bible Dictionary definition of Ham, we know that by it [the definition of Ham] we know that the Negroes are not Ham’s (true African) descendants.

[img]https://arianasiresearch.files./2015/02/unknown.jpeg[/img]
ZONDERVAN’S BIBLE DICTIONARY, DEFINITION OF HAM


In fact, the historical mythology and traditions of the Yoruba people themselves speak of their origins outside of Africa in the Near East (Shemitic) region. Dierk Lange, Prof. Dr. Emeritus, of Bayreuth University in Germany, has performed extensive research concerning many West African groups and their origins in the Near East. In the abstract to one of his many essays, “Dierk Lange: Origin of the Yoruba and “The Lost Tribes of Israel”,” Dierk confirms the traditions of a Levantine (Israelite) origin of the Yoruba Nigerians.

“On the basis of comparative studies between the dynastic tradition of the Oyo-Yoruba and ancient Near Eastern history, the present article argues that Yoruba traditions of provenance, claiming immigration from the Near East, are basically correct. According to Ọyo-Yoruba tradition, the ancestral Yoruba saw the Assyrian conquests of the Israelite kingdom from the ninth and the eighth centuries B.C. from the perspective of the Israelites. After the fall of Samaria in 722 B.C.., they were deported to eastern Syria and adopted the ruling Assyrian kings as their own.” – Origin of the Yoruba and “The Lost Tribes of Israel”, By Dierk Lange

Dierk continues in the same article, stating that the Yoruba, although thought to be of local (African) origins actually migrated to the west coast of Africa from far away (the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and/or Egypt/Nubia). The Yoruba preserved evidence of their ancient Near Eastern (Israelite) ancestral origins despite other cultural influences and traditions superseding their own in Africa over time.

“According to the present opinion, the Yoruba are of local origin [African/Hamite], but this opinion reflects the great influence of post colonialism on African historiography rather than sober text-critical research. It involves the fallacious dismissal of the major traditions of provenance suggesting an origin of the ancestral Yoruba in the Near East. In fact, before the rise of academic African historiography in connection with the independence of African states around 1960, scholars relied more directly on the available traditions of Yoruba origin and they did some comparative research between Yoruba, ancient Mediterranean and Israelite cultures. On the basis of this evidence they suggested that the Yoruba immigrated from far away: either from Phoenicia, the Mediterranean world, Egypt, or Nubia (Biobaku 1955: 8–13; Lange 1995: 40–48). If any of these suppositions could be shown to be true and present opinion to be ideologically biased, it would mean that a culture of the ancient world survived in sub-Saharan Africa, which in the area of origin was superseded by subsequent sweeping developments such as Hellenization, Christianization and Islamization (Lange 1995, 1997, 1999).”

The Igbo people of Nigeria are also known to be descendants of the ancient Hebrew Israelites.

“These be the sons of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob in Padanaram, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters were thirty and three. And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli.” – Genesis 49:15-16

This information is noteworthy because it identifies two of the primary tribes of the Niger-Congo branch of West Africans, the Yoruba and Ibo, as being “Middle Eastern”/Shemitic/Semitic Israelites that migrated into to Africa from territories outside of the African continent. The Bantu people are related to the Niger-Congo groups because it is from the Niger-Congo regions that the Bantu expansion originated.

“Members of the German culture historical school were convinced that states in West Africa originated in pre-Roman times as a result of Near Eastern or Mediterranean influences. They noted surprising similarities between the institutions of surviving traditional states all over Africa and therefore believed in a vast movement of diffusion.” – The Founding of Kanem by Assyrian Refugees ca. 600 BCE: Documentary, Linguistic, and Archaeological Evidence, by Dierk Lange

This vast ‘movement of diffusion’ of Near-East/Mediterranean influences all over Africa can be attributed to the consecutive migrations of Israelites into Africa. The earliest movements of diffusion are known as the “Bantu Expansion.”


So, in review, we can infer from the previous information that:

- Zondervan’s Bible Dictionary let’s us know that the Negroes are not Hamites (True Africans) but instead are from Shem (Middle Eastern). The Negroes are Shemitic

- Dierk Lange’s research has made it clear that the Yoruba of the Niger-Congo (Negroland) region are indeed Shemitic.

- The Niger-Congo people had a branch that diffused the Near-East/Mediterranean customs throughout the lands the migrated all over Africa during the Bantu Expansion.


https://nasiresearch.org/2015/02/07/the-bantu-branch-of-africans-are-hebrew-israelites-part-i-of-ii/

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by SwiftNerd(m): 11:27pm On Jul 02, 2017
AshiwajuFoward:
Na wah. Maybe now that 'Afonjas' too are thought to be part of the super-duper race of jews, Cownu and his band of thugs will cut Yoruba people some slack. cheesy

Abeg, since when did being a Jew become a fad or badge of honour? Coz me I am not getting this jewish fixation o.
Yeah, but you guys were the dregs of the Jews... Baal worshippers
Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by BabaRamota1980: 11:27pm On Jul 02, 2017
Rossikki:


History is History.

You can't run away from it.

By the way, it would be great if the ethnic baiters stayed away from this thread, as it is a serious historical inquiry.

There is no authentic history that connects Yoruba race with Judaism.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 11:27pm On Jul 02, 2017
KahlDrogo:
No one is interested in reading the rubbish Mr man. You should delete this nonsense. angry

Speak for yourself, you brainless tout. Many are reading and learning, so face south.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 11:28pm On Jul 02, 2017
BabaRamota1980:


There is no authentic history that connects Yoruba race with Judaism.

How many hours in your life have you spent researching the topic?

Be honest.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Nobody: 11:28pm On Jul 02, 2017
This OP is mad grin

We know who the jews are, they're the flat-headed descendants of Judas Iscariot and they worship Chukwu Okike Abiama grin

Yorubas are not jews for fvck sake. Stop trying to wrap cat sh¡t in dog sh¡t

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by BabaRamota1980: 11:30pm On Jul 02, 2017
SwiftNerd:
Yeah, but you guys were the dregs of the Jews... Baal worshippers

Baal worshippers enslaved and kept jews in captivity. Fall off this conversation if you lack knowledge of ancient civilizations.

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Re: Yorubas Too Are Jews - New Research by Rossikki: 11:32pm On Jul 02, 2017
THEY KNEW...

ANCIENT EUROPEAN MAP DEPICTING WEST AFRICA AS HEBREW TERRITORIES.

Note reference to 'Levite Cities' in the Nigeria section of the map, plus references to 'Jews' and 'Hebrews' in other places like Ghana, Dahomey and Central/East Africa etc

[img]https://arianasiresearch.files./2015/02/yemen-falasha-beber-moorish-negro-jews-pg-257-2-3.jpg[/img]

A MAP ON PAGE 257 OF ALLEN HOWARD GODBEY’S ''LOST TRIBES A MYTH'', MARKING THE LOCATION OF SOME KNOWN NEGRO JEWS IN THE AFRICAN CONTINENT AND THE SOUTHERN MEDITERRANEAN


https://nasiresearch.org/2015/02/07/the-bantu-branch-of-africans-are-hebrew-israelites-part-i-of-ii/

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