November 24, 2016
I had an “Eureka” moment when I read an interview with Shlomo Sand, the author of “The Invention of the Jewish People.” He shows that the Jews today are not the descendants of Biblical Hebrews but are people of different races who converted to Judaism down through the centuries.
According to Sand, the description of Jews as a wandering and self-isolating nation of exiles, “who wandered across seas and continents, reached the ends of the earth and finally, with the advent of Zionism, made a U-turn and returned en masse to their orphaned homeland,” is nothing but “national mythology.”
“I asked myself how such large Jewish communities appeared in Spain. And then I…
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