The Thirteenth Tribe is a book that attempts to explain the origins of Eastern Europe’s Jewish population,largely decimated by the Nazi onslaught during the. Jewish author, Arthur Koestler has published a page book titled THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE which proves the Eastern European Jews are NOT related to. The Thirteenth Tribe has ratings and 55 reviews. Issa said: ***Kendisi Budapeşte Yahudisi olan ünlü düşünür Arthur Koestler’in bu araştırması üzerindeki.

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Sometimes you can find odd things in libraries, sometimes you wonder how some books even got published in the first place to get into those libraries.

He notes that the Jews of the former Western Roman Empire had lived for centuries, both voluntarily and involuntarily, in ghettos. Thanks for telling us about the problem. David Duke and Dr. Koestler asserts that the Ashkenazi Jews are descendants of the ancient Khazars, a non-Semitic group of converts to Judaism. It tells about the story of an old old Turkish tribe that converted to Jewish faith, and moved in to the Slavic regions of Europe first, but than in time in to all Europe.

There are clear geneticmarkers which connect modern Jews Orthodox and otherwise to a singlesource which spans both the Eastern European and Sephardic Jewish heritages,suggesting that the Khazar influence was limited at best. Referencing The Thirteenth Tribethe study’s authors note that “Some authors argue that after the fall of their kingdom in the second half of the 10th century CE, the Khazar converts were absorbed by the emerging Ashkenazi Jewish community in Eastern Europe.

The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

But whatever you, the reader, decide, youshould disregard those spewing hatred and vitriol with only the flimsiestundertanding of the Khazar-Jewish connection. A study by Nebel et al. Want to Read saving….


It should be read by every non-Jew. I am most likely descended from the 13th Tribe. Are our Jewish politicians, publishers, movie makers, and opinion molders God’s “Chosen People”?

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The broad conclusions offered were never justified by the very small amount of real data presented. They were instrumental in stopping the Muslim onslaught against Byzantium, the eastern jaw of the gigantic pincer movement that in the West swept across N. So my point being, to call the Jews a race, or to say that there is any chance that any kkoestler a tiny percentage of them have even the slighest chance that they have some lineage with the Jews of the old Testament is ludicrous.

Although it is a small book, it took me a while to read, going back and forth between sources for verification and history brush-up, however it was very much worth all the effort.

Arthur Koestler – The Thirteenth Tribe – Free PDF!

Nothing could be more stimulating than the skill, elegance and koestlsr with which he marshals his facts and develops his theories Yet should this theory be confirmed, the term “anti-Semitism” would become void of meaning, since, as Mr. Most major newspapers and magazines reviewed the book during Koestler received the Sonning Prize at the University of Copenhagen for his contributions to European culture.

Cross Currents, the penultimate chapter in The Thirteenth Tribeuses a positive argument to make the case that much of the Ashkenazic settlement was more closely related to eastern civilizations.

Very possibly but no more than it is likely that some Eastern European Jews have some Slavic or Hungarian ancestors or an ancestor from any koestled of other ethnic groups including the Mongols. The late antiquity and early medieval periods are generally unknown to most people even when considering the geographic areas typically studied in high school i.


Over the next forty-three years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays. During the Spanish Civil War, which he covered from the Republican side, he was captured and imprisoned for agthur months by the Nationalists, but was exchanged after international protest.

Adthur real pay off came in the last part of the book, where Koestler spins a theory that irresistibly ioestler me of the theory that birds are dinosaurs. Bythe Khazars were powerful enough that the Eastern Roman emperor allied with them in his fight against the Persian Empire.

Had they, I doubt it ttribe be making fribe a popular posting topic here on Facebook. Caucasian Connection”Time magazine23 August This is silly where it is not just insidious.

Or they question Judaism’s right to claim the mantle of thebible suggesting that the modern Jew has no more special claim on it, andperhaps a lesser one, than the modern Christian. Slattery go into some additional issues showing how the Khazar theory is promoted by Jews to lessen opposition to Jewish supremacism! He can reach a wide range of documents, and give comparative reports, thanks to his proficiency in many languages. In the second part of this book, “The Heritage,” Mr.

It acted as a buffer protecting Byzantium against invasions by the lusty barbarian tribesmen of the northern steppes— Bulgars, Magyars, Pechenegs, etc.