Hebrew Israelite Identity: Lesson 1 continues in this second part — Who still practices the Hebrew cultural traditions of the biblical Hebrews ( which differ greatly from Judaic practices)? Where are they???
“And it shall come to pass in that day, that Yah shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people which shall be left from Assyria, and from Egypt and from Pathros (upper and lower Egypt) and from Cush (Ethiopia) and from Hamath, and from , the islands of the sea (Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, etc).”
In the first place, many Hebrewisms were discovered in the Ashanti tribal customs. Then several Ashanti words were found to have a striking resemblance to those of equivalent Hebrew meaning. Finally, the Supreme Being of the Ashanti gave strong indication of being the Yahweh of the Old Testament. It was indeed surprising how many Hebrewisms, either real or at least apparent, were to be found among the unislamised tribes.”
Taken from the book Hebrewisms of West Africa, by Joseph J. Williams
(copy written in the 1930’s) Pages 22 & 23
It’s a historical fact that the mass majority of captive slaves brought to the Americas, came from West Africa, although some were brought from East Africa, they were the minority. The west African tribal nations that our forefathers were taken from, have many ancient Hebrew customs in there culture. The KAFFIR, BO, GREBO, MARIBUCK, MAVUMBA, AKRA, FANTI, AKIN, YORUBA, KONGO, AND ASHANTI. Just to name a few of the many sub-Saharan nations that engage in ancient Israelite rituals.
Such rituals includes
- THE DIVISION OF THEIR TRIBES INTO TWELVE, BLOOD SPRINKLING UPON THEIR ALTARS AND DOOR POSTS,
- MARRYING OF THEIR BROTHER’S WIFE AFTER DEATH,
- SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION AFTER CHILD BIRTH,
- UNCLEANNESS DURING CHILD BIRTH,
- UNCLEANNESS DURING MENSTRUATION
- NEW MOON CELEBRATIONS.
- Plus many more.
Among the ASHANTI tribe the priesthood is hereditary to a specific family such a family has little or no possessions, is exempt from all taxes, supplied with food and advises the king. Compare this with the Levities of ancient Israel and you will see that both are exactly the same.
The name ASHANTI has Hebrew origins, the “TI” at the end means race of or people of, Ashan was the name of a city located in southern Israel Judah (Joshua 15:42 – 19:7 / 1st chronicles 4:32 – 6:59).
The word Ashan in Hebrew means smoke city / burning city. ASHANTI means the people of Ashan or the people of the smoke city, This was the reference to the city of Ashan after the Romans destroyed it in 70 C.E.
In a very informative book entitled HEBREWISM OF WEST AFRICA By Joseph J Williams. He gives detailed description of the Hebrew customs in many of the west African tribes. These were the tribes who were the main suppliers of slaves during the slave trade. And these are the tribes that the majority of Hebrews in the west are descendant from. I will present a few excerpts from his book, and this should further convince you of who the children of Israel are. . .