Its extremist leaders preach that modern-day Jews are devilish impostors and white people are evil personified, deserving of death or slavery.The extremist Hebrew Israelites are viewed as the black counterparts of white, Christian Identity believers who claim they are the true Jews, parts of the “lost tribes of Israel.” For the past 16 years, Jermaine Grant, 38, known by his “Hebrew name” Tazadaqyah, has been the “chief high priest” of the Israelite Church of God in Jesus Christ.There are enough people outside of our race who do that already.I would think the universal truth that characteristics that make a good partner are not predicated by race and ethnicity is understood by all. Nazaree Hines-Starr, a full time pharmacist and author, recently published a book called Why Every Black Woman Should Marry A Jewish Man. Before I even begin to dissect the problematic nature of such a premise, let me just share a bit of Hines-Starr’s background and the reasoning she shares for dating and marrying a Jewish man.Instead, she went to the internet and joined an interracial dating site called Afro I can understand, perhaps, why a black woman would be drawn to a site called Afro Romance but I’m a little perplexed as to why people of other ethnicities would go there unless they’re trying to fulfill some type of chocolate fantasy. In fact, the way the world is set up right now, you might not even have a choice.She provides the following statistics: “According to the U. Census Bureau, there were 1.8 million more black women than black men in 2000, and that number has not improved since then. I suppose I brought this on myself – after all, I met the Public Praying Man (as he shall henceforth be known) on a Christian dating site. Firstly, because my Christian faith is important to me, and I would ideally like to share that with the guy I end up with. Before I've had a chance to utter the words: “Don't, please, just…don't,” he has already placed a firm hand on my arm, bowed his head and proceeded to launch into saying grace, audibly enough that several other tables in the joint have turned to stare in bemusement.
Grant, who also calls himself the "Holy God Sent Comforter of the Nation of Islam," posted a video statement, taped as agents were conducting the search in Harlem. the persecution has begun" the Hebrew Israelite leader said.
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And thirdly, because I'd become really tired of trying to explain my faith to the atheists I was dating, who at best looked on it as a quaint eccentricity, and at worst just thought I was an idiot.
Unfortunately, as hit and miss as internet dating can be on mainstream, generic sites, it gets even worse on the niche ones, contrary to what you'd expect – at least in my experience and several other women I've shared tales of woe with.