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From: "ernest hurst" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Re: my genes showed 4% Native American which seems a bit odd
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 19:14:24 -0500
I can easily understand Jewish/NA "connections" from the 1600s, but not
from 1000s of years ago. This is how I understood the claims of a couple of
people who posted recently.
> [Original Message]
> From: Malcolm Dodd <>
> To: <>
> Date: 3/9/2005 7:02:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Re: my genes showed 4% Native American which seems a
> <Ellen wrote:
> Why isn't anyone writing about how Scandinavians really settled Africa
> 100,000 years ago? Or how the Italians are the ancestors to the Eskimos.
> Sounds about as logical to me as lots of claims I've read lately.
> Ernie and Ellen,
> If you look you will find that this is a sub-thread started by me.
> I can assure you that there is no DNA or other scientific evidence that
> Scandinavians really settled Africa 100,000 years ago, but there is
> scientific evidence that Jews were in America in 1654.
> Please explain how you can be absolutely sure that there was no
> fraternisation between Native Americans and Jewish immigrants in the
> years after 1654 and why genuine laboratory results showing affinity
> between those of Jewish ancestry and Native American ancestry is wrong.
> You should understand that the leading authorities of the historical
> facts concerning the Slave Trade from Africa to the Americas document
> how the major players were the Portuguese, and there is certainly
> evidence that Jewish merchants were involved in this trade. (Note that
> they were precluded from many other occupations). I make no judgements
> but merely report the historic evidence.
> The original workers in the sugar and tobacco plantations were Native
> Americans. There was geographic proximity. Please understand that this
> was closer than the Italians are to the Eskimos.
> Malcolm Dodd
> On January 26, a group of 23 Portuguese Sephardic Jews, who had
> originally fled from Portugal to the Netherlands, left Recife in
> Pernambuco, Brazil for New Amsterdam (now Manhattan, New York City) in
> the wake of the collapse of the Dutch colony in that South American
> country. These refugees were the founders of the first American Jewish
> community. During its first decades, the Congregation Shearith Israel
> (since renamed the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue) used the Portuguese
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