|The Information And Analytical Edition
Of The Jewish Confederation Of Ukraine
In Brief ...
NEWS OF CULTURE
Readers familiar with main ideas of the Rastafarian movement ("Jewish observer", #8 (27)) remember one of the theses of Marcus Harvey running that all black people are "true Israelis". The simplest way is to declare these ideas absurd. But let's ask ourselves what do we know about Africa, about African Jewish communities and their history? We are to admit the Jewish world has never been monolithic. Traditional among Ashkenazi and Sefard Jews forms of national identification cannot be universal. Since, at least, the Ashkenazis and Sefards do not represent the EHTIRE world Jewry.