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Israelis ‘Undergo Jewish DNA Test Before Being Allowed To Marry’

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel’s rabbinate “has been performing genetic testing on Israelis from the former Soviet Union, to check if they are ‘genetically Jewish’ as a condition for marriage registration”, according to Ynet.

Ethiopian Judaism Identical To That Practiced By Ancient Jews?

AFRICANGLOBE - Dr. Yossi Ziv has been researching the religious rituals of the Ethiopian Jewish population still in Ethiopia and discovered that they maintained the same customs and traditions as the Jews of the Second Temple period for the past two thousand years. "It’s knowledge which hasn't been written anywhere, and has been preserved in their traditions," the researcher said. "They have been curating ancient customs that have disappeared from the world. They provide examples of how the leaders of the nation of Israel would have behaved during the time of the Second Temple."