Saturday, February 02, 2013

Nigeria's Igbo Jews: 'Lost tribe' of Israel?

  • Among the Igbo people of Nigeria exists a small group of practicing Jews
  • Jewish Igbos believe they are descendants of 'lost tribes' of Israel who settled in Nigeria
  • Some draw many parallels between Jewish and Igbo customs
  • Others claim Igbo civilization is older than that of the Israelites

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