The Thirteenth Tribe is a book that attempts to explain the origins of Eastern Europe’s Jewish population,largely decimated by the Nazi onslaught during the. Jewish author, Arthur Koestler has published a page book titled THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE which proves the Eastern European Jews are NOT related to. The Thirteenth Tribe has ratings and 55 reviews. Issa said: ***Kendisi Budapeşte Yahudisi olan ünlü düşünür Arthur Koestler’in bu araştırması üzerindeki.

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There were Jewish communities in Crimea that predate Khazaria. Rise, Conversion, Decline, and Fall.

After World War 11, Mr. On one level it is a fairly nice idea, the line from the Khazar steppe to the historical Pale from Ukraine to Poland and Lithuania is a far shorter one than the one from the eastern Mediterranean, On another we know very little about the Khazars – did they all become Jewish or just their chiefs or their Khan – and what did it mean to be a Jewish Kowstler A controversial book when it was published it is now backed-up with new artur.

The Thirteenth Tribe

Suchindividuals challenge Israel’s right to exist as a state in the Middle Easttoday on this basis, since its majority population is of Europeanextraction. The Khazars were said to 13thh supplied 40, warriors on horseback. The Jewish news media refused to review the book, Jewish book dealers refused to handle it, Christian book stores ignored it, and only a few thousand copies were distributed. Anyone opposing the increasing Jewish control of the nations was immediately branded “anti-Semitic;” and Jewish dominated Seminaries taught new ministers to quote Genesis It is NOT Hebrew!

The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage

MacDonald shows clearly that the Jewish people are related genetically and constitute a classical scientific definition of a race. Shortly after World War I, Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, assembled a staff of experts in Detroit to conduct research on the European Jews who had been entering America in large numbers since the ‘s. Had they, I doubt it would be making such a popular posting topic here on Facebook. Koestler makes the argument, though the evidence to support it seems rather thin, that the Khazars then built and enjoyed a more prosperous settled nation than any of the earlier steppe tribes had been able to do.


Many of the minor professional positions and small merchant occupations, especially those related to the timber and transportation industries, were filled by Jews. Their language, which survived into the early modern era in a few small Eastern European settlements, was a Turkic one. The book begins to fray when Koestler playfully hypothesizes the period after the fall of the Khazar Empire, speaking about race and ethnicitity, and how that pertains to Eastern Europe’s Jews.

It holds about as much truth as a vegetable drainer does water. See ordering information below. Mikhail Artamonov Vasily Bartold D. Over the next forty-three years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays.

May 03, Ferda Nihat Koksoy rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s packed to the brim with references and with the advances in DNA technology now proving the current occupiers of the holy land are not bloodline descendants of the ancient israelites, coupled with Israeli Professor Shlomo Sand’s books among others, it’s irrefutable. Even for most of us who are insatiably curious about history, knowledge of the history of the Caspian basin in this historical epoch is rare. But what about Yiddish, you may ask?

The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and its Heritage by Arthur Koestler

Koestler writes, it is based “on a misapprehension shared by both the killers and their victims. The real treat trube me is the history of other different cultures that existed at the time of the Khazars, including the Magyars HungariansKievan Rus people, the Byzantine Empire, and the Islamic Caliphate. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Even with a basic knowledge of the great migrations you arthyr left hung out to dry when Koestler takes you through Central Europe, The Great Steppes and Asia in the pursuit of the origins of the Khazars and how they influenced their part of the world for nearly years. The Scythian, Magyar, Saltovo, Bulgar, and Pecheneg peoples also inhabited this area and their histories in this area are also relatively unknown.

Koestler’s book is as readable as it is thought-provoking. Nor will we ever know how much of an indigenous Semitic Jewish presence might have been already established prior to Khazar reign over that large territory north of the Caucasus. If some adopted Chirstianitywhile others chose Judaism, there is yet no reason to suggest that the onegroup was better than the other. In summing up his findings, Henry Ford stated, “The Jews are not the Chosen People, though practically the entire Church has succumbed to the propaganda which declares them to be so.

His failure was not due to a lack of effort but insufficient evidence.

The Thirteenth Tribe – Wikipedia

It really strikes me as odd when Jews like to refer to themselves as a race, which is a card they like to play trribe its to thier advantage, when there are Jews from literally every race on the planet. It likely took its form in response to the later eastward immigration of German-speakers. Return to Book Page. Give this sheet to your Minister. Israeli’s right to exist