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From: "Alfred A. Aburto Jr." <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Ten Lost Tribes, Far East, esp. Japan
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 14:47:19 -0700
> Sasson Margaliot wrote:
>There are reasons to think that the original Tribes of Israel were
>in Haplogroup J. If so, these tribes are not likely to be found in Japan
>where the primary groups are C, D and O. The same argument apply to the
>Western European R1b.
>The abundance of CMH points towards J2a1b (old J2f) as the Tribe of Levi.
>As is well known, J2a1 expanded from Northern Iran - which is exactly the
>location to which the Northern Israeli tribes were originally displaced by
It can't be J alone. People were mixed back then just as they are today.
Maybe they could have been "predominantly J", but not J alone ...
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