Category: Origins

WATCH: “The Exodus and the Bible: What Was Known, What Was Remembered, What Was Forgotten” – Professor William Dever/UCSD Exodus Conference

Shalom, everyone! The following is a lecture by renown archaeologist, Professor William G. Dever, titled “The Exodus and the Bible: What Was Known, What Was Remembered, What Was Forgotten.” This lecture was given in 2013 at the University of California San Diego conference, “Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus Between Text […]

WATCH: “Stroum Lectures 1985: The Lost Background of the Canaanite & Israelite Cult” – Professor William G. Dever – Stroum Jewish Studies

Shalom, everyone! The following is part three of a three-part lecture series given by renown archaeologist, Dr. William G. Dever, about the lost history of the Israelite and Canaanite cult. The culture and spiritual practices of the Israelites and Canaanites were virtually identical. They shared the same language, […]

WATCH: “Stroum Lectures 1985: Israelite Settlement in Canaan II” – Professor William G. Dever – Stroum Jewish Studies

Shalom, everyone! The following is part two of a three-part lecture series given by renown archaeologist, Dr. William G. Dever, about recent archaeological discoveries and biblical research providing greater insight into the Israelite settlement of the Land of Canaan. Was their settlement of Canaan as it was written […]

WATCH: “Stroum Lectures 1985: Recent Archeological Discoveries & Biblical Research” – Professor William G. Dever – Stroum Jewish Studies/UW

Shalom, everyone! The following is part one of a three-part lecture series given by renown archaeologist, Dr. William G. Dever, about recent archaeological discoveries and biblical research during the 1970s and 1980s that seem to contradict many of the claims by the biblical writers about the origins of […]

WATCH: “10 Facts About The Arab Enslavement Of Black People Not Taught In Schools” – Atlanta Black Star (2016)

Shalom, everyone! The following is a video presentation from Atlanta Black Star called “10 Facts About The Arab Enslavement Of Black People Not Taught In Schools.” Much has been documented and taught about the Transatlantic Slave Trade conducted by European Christians. There is, however, another slave trade of Africans, […]

WATCH: Neglected History: The Khazar Khaganate (2017)

Shalom, everyone! The following is a video presentation by “Neglected History” of the history of the Khazar Khaganate (Khazar Empire) and their subsequent conversion to Judaism in the 8th century CE. The Khazars were Turkic nomads who once roamed the steppes of Central Asia. They are descendants of Noah‘s […]

Origins: The Generations of Noah: The Sons of Japheth

Shalom, everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Japheth to his grandson Kittim, progenitor of the Romim (Romans), based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, the Book of Jubilees and Josephus’ “The Antiquities of the Jews.” The descendants of Japheth, also known as “Japhetites,” are “Indo-Europeans” or […]

Origins: The Generations of Noah: The Sons of Ham

Shalom, everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Ham to his third great-grandson Sodom, based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, and the Book of Jubilees. The descendants of Ham are known as “Hamites,” “Chamites” or “Hamitic” in the English language. Please click twice on the diagram to expand […]

Origins: The Twelve Totems of Israel

Shalom world! Welcome to Gevirah.com, a blog created to facilitate the return of Ehveh (African Hebrew) women to the path of a correct relationship with the Creator of the Universe through the Torah. In African culture, a totem serves as an emblem or a symbol of a group of people […]