(Khazars or Ashkenazi)--
the point is that, because they are/were Jewish (but converts) they have made those DNA connections--
how many other Europeans would make them but haven't bothered?
The fact is that they are not Sephardic--
That they are part of an immense diaspora I don't doubt--
but how many people in the world are!?
At least one African (and very black) tribe is--
no, I don't have the WSJ article, but it was very extensive, and it was done during a time when things were not so tense in the middle east--
it was done in a casual, non-political, academic way--
Yes, I wish I had kept the article; I read it thoroughly, cut it out, shared it with my spouse, talked about it with a few close friends and then lost it--
I'm sure the evidence can be found somewhere; there are quite a few African Jews (practicing for many centuries) who have tried to integrate into Israel and found it difficult--
Who decides who is a Jew and who is not, when all those arguing claim to be Jews?
it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--