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  • Researcher tracing Jewish genes meets the Kohanim of Africa [VIDEO]

    August 20, 2008 | 10:45 pm

    Dr. David B. Goldstein from Duke's Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy talks about tracking the genetic history of the ancient Jewish priesthood (kohanim) and the Lost Tribe of Israel, the focus of his new book, "Jacob's Legacy".

    For many people, genetics research conjures...

  • VIDEO: Is Tibet the home of one of the Lost Tribes?

    June 24, 2008 | 12:26 am

    Quantum Physicist Fred Alan Wolf (from the film “Dalai Lama Renaissance”) speaks about Tibet being one of the “Lost Tribes” of Israel, and the similarities of Jewish culture (Judaism) and Tibetan culture (and Tibetan Buddhism).


  • VIDEO: Bnai Menashe— one of the Ten Lost Tribes—come home to Israel

    January 17, 2008 | 10:13 pm

    They wandered for 2700 years, but now 200 Indian Jews, Bnai Menashe—remnants of one of the Lost Tribes—have come home to Israel.

  • Tracks of the Missing Ten

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    On a rocky hillside in Mardan, Pakistan, in the 1990s, filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici stared in awe at a hulking pillar covered with faded script. The stone was an ancient propaganda sign, one of many that had been placed throughout a Buddhist empire 2,300 years ago. But while the other...