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Submitted by hiranyakeshin (India), Apr 11, 2009 at 06:16

the statements ib this article that 14 families of jews are the Chitpavan brahmins and a few results of genetic tests linking them to kohens are shallow.i have therefore sent to you my detailed comments on the roots-proto-history of chitpavan community ide my earler posts.the comments will show how comlex the issue of their lineage is and how many other factors are required to be considered before any sound conclusion is arrived at.Other jews landed on the coast of india and still today they have their own traditions and many have gone back to Israel.Chitpavans are not jews nor the mythical lost 13th tribe.13th tribe is traceable to the 7sisters in asam-mizoram et al.the jews have done DNA mapping and appear ready to accept them as per my info.

chitpavans are a very ancient group of hindu brahmins who practise the MUL VEDA before the trifurcation of vedas became established-about 5000 years ago in veda vyasa's times .the jewish tribe was supposed to be lost much after that.

pl do go through my detailed comments to get a feel of the crux of the matter!

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