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The religious identity of African Jews has been forged through the ancient mythological sub-strata of both the Western and African visions of Jews and the upheavals of history, from colonialism to independence and from nationalism up to the postcolonial present. Issues about African Judaism in the twenty-first century are part of the broader narratives of political and social history that deals with interactions between colonialism and missions, development of nationalism, and rivalry between ethnic and religious identities in the post colonial context.