Hebrew Israelite groups gather and proselytize in metropolitan areas. Who can mistake these Israelites for any people other than us, the descendants of the slaves brought to America. The Black Hebrews or Black Israelites claim that Africans are the true Israelites. Israelites United, however, want to keep de facto segregation in place.
It was commissioned by King Ptolemy II, a Greek from Macedonia, who became ruler of Egypt following Ptolemy I (a general under Alexander the Great who ruled Egypt after Alexander's death in 323 B.C.). The legend (now disproven) goes that Ptolemy II hired 70 or 72 Israelite scholars to compile their sacred writings for the new Great Library at Alexandria, Egypt, his pet project.
Equally hated are "fraudulent" Jews, "the synagogue of Satan." They're closely followed in no particular order by Asians, promiscuous black women, abortionists, continental Africans (who, according to the extremist Israelites, sold the lost tribes of Israel, who were black, to European slave traders), and gay people, who according to extremist Israelites should all be put to death.
This seems to conflict with the Black Israelite teaching for black people to turn to the Law for the hope of salvation. On the street, Hebrew Israelites tend to be boisterous, belligerent and bold. To the Egyptians, the most perplexing Shemites were the Children of Israel.
If evolution is true, there is no way a black person can truly be indigenous to South Africa. Children meet Bible-time friends who share their thrilling stories, each from their own view. 3 And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day.
James, Peter, and John ministered to the true Hebrew Israelites who were in Jerusalem and Palestine ( Gal 2:7 ). When Paul preached to the true Hebrew Israelites scattered abroad (Jew first, Rom 1:16 ) he did not go to Africa, but to the northern Mediterranean coast around Europe and the Middle East.
Even at that, when the occupying king Herod heard of the birth of Jesus and his significance, he ordered the murder of all male Hebrew black children around the age of child jesus and under. In the Hebrew language in which the Old Testament was written, "Laban" means "white" (Strong, The Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, under "Laban").
As the faithful Israelite Jesus is the true Israel because He is the true Son of God (Matt. Earlier, in the Joshua 9, the Gibeonites, a Hivite clan, cleverly make peace with the Israelites and become their vassals. The Apostle Paul, who is from the tribe of Benjamin and is a "Jew" which meant that he dwelt prophecy in the land of the tribe of Yahudah(Judah) of the 12 twelve tribes of Israel, was mistaken for an Egyptian.
Despite the Bible being abundantly clear that God is not finished with Israel and that the promises made to that nation are to that nation alone, replacement theology is running rampant, particularly as the years tick by. In his lecture, Bishop Jean said that Black Hebrews had led England until Charlemagne came in 1711.
Gentiles who converted to the Hebrew religion in this way and sojourned among the tribes of Israel were grafted into the people of God and given full status as true Israelites. After spending a two-and-one-half year period in Liberia, The African Hebrew Israelites were prepared to make the last portion of their journey home, returning to Israel in 1969.