Kashmiri descent from lost tribes of Israel
It has been claimed by some sources that the
Kashmiri peopleare descendants of the twelve lost tribes of Israel. RabbiMarvin Tokayer claims that the Kashmiri people are originally of Jewish descent, a claim that he backs up with drawing similarities between various Kashmiri places and Kashmiri tribes which bear resemblance to Hebrewwords and places. [http://www.moshiach.com/features/tribes/kashmir.php Lost Tribes] . He also goes on to claim how the Israelite tribes would have arrived along the Silk Route.
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