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Asereth Hashvatim or the Ten Tribes are the ten tribes who formed the splinter Kingdom of Israel in the time of Rehoboam and Jeroboam and eventually came to be exiled into regions unknown by the Assyrians during the 8th century BCE.

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Parallel between the 12 tribes of Israel and the 12 princes of Ishmael?

Genesis 35:22 ויהי בשכן ישראל בארץ ההוא וילך ראובן וישכב את בלהה פילגש אביו וישמע ישראל ויהיו בני יעקב שנים עשר And it came to pass, while Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with ...
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Are the lost tribes of Israel still obligated to this day to keep the 613 mitzvot?

We know that all 12 tribes of Israel (The tribe of Benjamin and Judah plus the 10 lost tribes) were given the Torah at Mount Sinai. And we know that since the destruction of the first temple all ...
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