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I believe that the key for "our" return lies within the below mentioned discussion of members of Britam !
If all/everybody that "feels" he/she belong to 10-Israel, start calling themselves Sojourners, then NOTHING can be said of "our" return.
This will give Judah the security they need and will stamp out this DNA problem !
But, the question is, will 10-Israel be willing to "degrade" their "feeling" about themselves?
This is possible to remove all the aggression of Judah.
"Every person had their ancestral holding within the Tribal framework" (Leviticus 25:13).
All this at least was in principle though in practice the Tribes got a bit mixed up with each other. There were also foreigners amongst them who came to identify with them and to be accepted as part of them.
So too in the Last Days non-Israelites who dwell amongst Israelites will be accepted as part of the Tribe they live amongst, as noted in the Brit-Am Commentary to Ezekiel:
[Ezekiel 47:22] AND IT SHALL COME TO PASS, THAT YE SHALL DIVIDE IT BY LOT FOR AN INHERITANCE UNTO YOU, AND TO THE STRANGERS THAT SOJOURN AMONG YOU, WHICH SHALL BEGET CHILDREN AMONG YOU: AND THEY SHALL BE UNTO YOU AS BORN IN THE COUNTRY AMONG THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL; THEY SHALL HAVE INHERITANCE WITH YOU AMONG THE TRIBES OF ISRAEL.
Non-Israelites who have settled amongst us, identified with us and shared our trials and tribulations alongside us will be considered as the same as us. They will be part of whatsoever Tribe of Israel they have dwelt amongst.
[Ezekiel 47:23] AND IT SHALL COME TO PASS, THAT IN WHAT TRIBE THE STRANGER SOJOURNETH, THERE SHALL YE GIVE HIM HIS INHERITANCE, SAITH THE LORD GOD.?
##Who Pays the Piper?This article, "Who Pays the Piper?" while placing an emphasis on the role of Brit-Am does attempt to clarify the situation from the point of view of Ephraimites in general. Suggestions that "Ephraimites" should try to come to Israel under a separate and lower status have been made in the past. We consider them impractical in the long run.
Does Judah go to Ephraim?
The Problem of "Joey-Boy"! ##
Sian Chan was born in China, looks Chinese, and is considered Chinese.So too, one cannot simply turn up in Israel and ask for the same rights as a Jew receives without being prepared to accept Judaism, and even then it is not so simple.
Sian however thinks he is an American Chinaman. He has always liked Americans. He eats American and watches American TV and would be prepared to migrate to the US and even serve in the US Marines.
He would like to come to the USA and be given all the rights of a US citizen.
Nevertheless he would also want to remain a Chinaman.
He would like to become a US citizen but only fulfill a SMALL PART OF THE DUTIES that a US citizen is obliged to fulfill and NOT ACCEPT fundamental principles of the US constitution and law.
Now it could be that in exceptional circumstance the US Government would agree to give Sian the status he asked for. Perhaps Sian had done something on behalf of the US for which the US wished to show its gratitude?
There is no way however that the USA could allow any Chinaman who felt "inspired" to come to America and demand the same status as Sian wished for.
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