THE UPWARD CALL
Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet;
but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead,
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God
IN CHRIST JESUS.
(Philippians 3:13-14 NASB)
TUC #04-1083
by – Stuart H. Pouliot
August 5, 2010
Ashkenazi Jews – Modern Jewry
Every time you hear the word Jew , do you think of someone who is a blood descendant of Jacob or Judah. It is
probably safe to state that many Christians and most people in the world think the same way. The world-at-large
might not be able to link the Jew to Judah, but they assume that there is some special blood in one called a Jew .
As the thinking goes, the Jew is a special race of people with a unique bloodline that sets them apart from the rest
of mankind, as if they have these genealogical charts hanging on the wall or perhaps in a computer database that
identify the family tree of every Jew that traces back to Judah, to Jacob, to Isaac, and to Abraham. In other words,
they are thought of as one of the purest races on earth today. However, what about the interracial marriage that
has occurred amongst the Judahites since entering Canaan many millennia ago? This alone has greatly diluted the
gene pool. This might challenge your thinking, but Jewry is not a homogenous gene pool, nor is it a chosen race of
people that, no matter what they do, God chooses to overlook their transgressions. It's not true.
Today, when most people hear the word Israel , they think of the word Jew and a nation of racially pure Jews that
are on ancient land that was given to them by God. The other thing that sets them apart in most minds is Judaism ,
the ancient religion of the Jew, as if it is still the religion of God. To be sure, the word Jew has many more
meanings in our day, but the point is, when people hear the word, it carries a certain aura of blood uniqueness
and religious heritage, and it is most often identified with modern Israel in which Jews are generally thought of as
Israelites and Israelites as Jews.
Well, what if you were told that many of those who call themselves Jews today have no proven bloodline to
Judah; rather, they are Jews because they or their ancestors converted to Judaism, or they became a citizen of
modern Israel? In other words, they are from other races or tribes or families, which make them racial or tribal
Jews, not "descendants of Judah" Jews. For example, the Edomites or Idumeans (descendants of Jacob's twin
brother Esau) were forced by John Hyrcanus to convert to Judaism in 126 BC and were absorbed into Jewry, not in
heart but in outward rituals. They were allowed to stay in their cities if they were circumcised and followed the
laws and rituals of the Jews. They did. King Herod was one of their descendants. However, there is another people
group that converted to Judaism that is probably one of the most influential Jewish groups in the world today, if
not the most influential in the realm of commerce and finance, that is, in Mystery Babylon .
Have you ever heard of the country called Khazaria (or Charzaria, Gazaria )? If you are like me, you have never
heard of it until now. Recently, I was researching the house of Rothschild and came across some very interesting
things, not only about this infamous house that has been instrumental in shaping and continuing to influence the
current global financial system that is a major component of Mystery Babylon. The Rothschilds are generally
thought to be Khazarian or Ashkenazi Jews .
Khazaria was located in southern Russia in an area between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and north of
Poland. The Khazar Empire was a powerful kingdom in Eastern Europe during the Dark Ages. In 740 AD, the king
of Khazaria by the name of Joseph converted his entire kingdom to Judaism and the people followed, thus
creating the Jewish Kingdom of Khazaria that lasted for nearly a thousand years until it was brought down by
Genghis Khan. Mind you, this conversion of a whole kingdom occurred after Judaism and the Old Covenant had
been made obsolete in 70 AD. Essentially, they grafted themselves into the cursed, barren fig tree of Judah that
rejected Christ and continues to do so.
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Joseph claimed that his people were descendants of Japheth's grandson Togarmah, the ancestor of "all Turkish
tribes." This is interesting, for it means that they were not of the line of Shem that led to Abraham, Isaac, and
Jacob, but of Shem's brother Japheth, the third son of Noah. Togarmah was the son of Gomer, and one of
Togarmah's brothers was named Ashkenaz .
(1) Now these are the records of the generations of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah; and sons were
born to them after the flood. (2) The sons of Japheth were Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal
and Meshech and Tiras. (3) The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz and Riphath and Togarmah. (Genesis 10:1-3
NASB)
Now, here is the most interesting part. According to various sources, it is estimated that 80-90% of modern Jewry
is descended from the Khazarians , and they call themselves Ashkenazi Jews , named after Togarmah's brother.
Some sources state that this percentage applies to "white" Jews. This makes sense; undoubtedly, there are other
racial Jews in the world (e.g., Chinese Jews, Ethiopian Jews, etc). Further, it is also claimed that many of the
leaders in the global financial system (Mystery Babylon) and many of the Hollywood culture set are Ashkenazi
Jews as well. Some believe that these Jews are the primary movers and shakers of the system.
Some historians believe that after the Khazar Empire was defeated, some of the Khazarians or Ashkenazi Jews
migrated to Poland and "formed the cradle of Western Jewry" that spread to many parts of the world, including
to modern Israel and America.
If all of this is true, then this has profound implications, for it implies that many of the ones claiming to be Jews,
especially the ones coming out of Europe that migrated to Israel and America, are not blood descendants of Judah
but actually descendants of entirely different bloodlines. For the purists that believe a person must be a
descendant of Judah in order to be called a natural Jew or one according to the flesh, the majority of Jews, as
Ashkenazi Jews, are not truly Jews.
This one example, a major one at that, should dispel any doubt about the racial purity of those who identify
themselves as Jews. This is not meant to cast dispersion on anyone calling themselves a Jew. God loves ones
called Jews just as He loves the whole world. It is simply meant to add some clarity to the modern meaning of the
word Jew . Surely, there are some in the world today that trace back to Judah and are bonafide descendants of
Judah.
However, as Christians, we must be broken of a mindset that has been instilled in us by erroneous teaching on
modern Israel and the Jew that says they have a special relationship with God because of their bloodline. The only
blood that counts is the blood of the Lamb of God that was shed for the sin of the world. The only circumcision
that counts is the circumcision of the heart. The only law that counts is the law written on hearts by the Lord
Himself. The only righteousness that counts is the righteousness which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness
which comes from God on the basis of faith.
Further, we need to be reminded that the religious Jew that holds to Judaism is holding to something that has
been made obsolete. The Old Covenant has passed away. They need to be encouraged to come outside the camp
to Christ. According to God's word, as long as Jews, natural or otherwise, reject Christ, they are a synagogue of
Satan. Consider Jesus' word to the ecclesias in Smyrna, the "bitter" ecclesia from 64 to 313 AD, and in
Philadelphia, the "brotherly love" ecclesia from 1776 to 1914 AD.
(2:9) 'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are
Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.' … (3:9) 'Behold, I will cause those of the synagogue of Satan,
who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie―I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and make
them know that I have loved you.' (Revelation 2:9; 3:9 NASB)
One claiming to be a Jew who declares that the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is his Father and yet rejects
Jesus, the Son of God and the Christ, is a liar. May the eyes of their heart be opened soon!