Are Jews Indigenous to the Mideast?  Ofra Haza provides the answer in this Today Show clip with Bryant Gumbel  from 1989 (Video)
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Are Jews Indigenous to the Mideast? Ofra Haza provides the answer in this Today Show clip with Bryant Gumbel from 1989 (Video)

Ofra Haza was an Israeli. Her family came to Israel — not from Europe — but Yemen. And it is in that tradition–the Yemenite Jewish tradition– that she sings. Her voice, and her spirit, are mesmerizing… and deeply moving…
Watch. Listen. Then ask yourself, what would prompt so many to deny that Jews are indigenous to the Mideast?
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