If the Druze are children of Israel and they claim their original land is China then who are the ancestors of Druze in China?

History tells us:the Druze claim they want to go back to their mother land–China.

中东异类德鲁兹人是阿拉伯人的一支,主要分布在西叙利亚豪朗山区。他们没有自己独立的国家,主要生活在黎巴嫩、叙利亚等国。他们自称先祖是中国人,现在由于战乱想回归。本文摘自2016年9月25日《重庆晨报》,原题为《中东一支近百万的神秘民族,自称先祖是中国人,现想回归》。 
现在世界上认中国为先祖的民族很多,而且许多民族说的有理有据,甚至通过一些学者的考证也似乎符合历史进程轨迹。像越南、老挝、缅甸这些中国周边的小国家不算,连远在美洲的印第安人也自称是亚洲人的后裔,祖先来自中国的先秦。印第安人来自亚洲一说在考古和历史学界影响很大,通过专家考证,已经基本认同印第安人亚洲起源说。然而最近一个远在中东的神秘民族自称其祖先是中国人。这个神秘的民族主要分布在戈兰高地和黎巴嫩的南部,以及约旦国的一部分,总数大概有100多万人。这个少数民族被称为“德鲁兹”,他们是什叶派穆斯林,讲阿拉伯语,他们的信仰中混有中国的儒家思想,他们不像其他穆斯林一样,他们不斋戒、不朝圣等,他们有自己独特的节日,他们在中东被视为“异类”。随着近年来的战乱,生活中战争边境的德鲁兹人高呼要回归中国,要回到先祖的身边,做回中国人,他们称中国为“未来的故乡”。关于德鲁兹民族的来源在中东各国的早期文献中均无记载,他们自称先祖是中国人。历史学家从德鲁兹人的体貌特征和宗教演变过程,族群迁移痕迹等多方面的考证,发现他们与我国西部和中西亚的民族有相似之处,在中国的历史记载中,确实有军队在中东一代征战的记载。这支在中东地区征战的部队是成吉思汗孙子旭烈兀的部队,他曾经攻占过今天的大马士革,后来他率大部队回国,留下了两万将士镇守大马士革。后来埃及、阿拉伯联军在叙利亚击溃了这两万守军,两万人死亡或流窜,很有可能是德鲁兹的祖先。而这两万人多为我国当时的新疆和回鹘族人(Uyghurs)。如今的德鲁兹人深目高鼻,相貌和如今的汉人藏族人相似。

如今的德鲁兹人是阿拉伯世界的一支,他们没有自己独立的国家,主要生活在叙利亚和黎巴嫩地区。在战火中他们多次打着红旗高喊要做中国人,把来世作中国人当成一个美好的梦。如果现在德鲁兹人申请回归中国,国人不知会作何感想!

Then Who are the Druze? science has the answer.

Solving the mystery of the Druze – a 2,000-year-old odyssey

It is in what we now call the Middle East that humans domesticated plants and animals, built the earliest cities, devised the first alphabet, and wrote the first literature. But while many of the mysteries in the region’s history still abound, few have attracted more varied speculation than the origin of the Druze people and their religion. Modern genetics gives us powerful new tools to decipher the origin of the Druze.
Much like the Ashkenazic Jews, the origins of the Druze people and religion have fascinated historians, linguists and geneticists. For nearly a millennium, travellers and their neighbours have wondered and hypothesised about the beginnings of this enduring people, and their exclusive religion in the mountains of Israel, Syria and Lebanon. Benjamin of Tudela, the Jewish traveller who passed through Lebanon in 1165, was one of the first European writers to refer to the Druze by name. Even then, they were known as mountain-dwellers, and Benjamin described them as fearless warriors who favoured the Jews. But he could not state their origin, and he was not the only one to be mystified. Over the years, people have proposed that the Druze have Arabian, Persian or Near Eastern origins.
Reports from Cairo’s ruler, Al-Hakim (996-1021 CE), give us the first glance into the Druze and Druzism. Al-Hakim had sent missionaries throughout Arabia, to win new believers. His missionaries claimed the Druze had splintered from Isma’ili Islam, a branch of Shia Islam. After Al-Hakim’s sudden disappearance, the new ruler eradicated the faith in Cairo. The Druze who took residence in the mountains of what is now Lebanon, Syria and Israel not only survived, but flourished. Since the 11th-century Crusades, the Druze have played a distinctive role in the region. Also in the 11th century, the Druze closed their faith to new adherents. You cannot become a Druze. This exclusivity also means that modern-day Druze people contain the genetic signature of the their Druze ancestors.
The Geographical Population Structure (GPS) technology, which works in a similar way to the satnav geolocation system, uses DNA instead of satellites to predict the most recent geographical origins of a DNA sample. To infer the origin of Druze ancestors, my lab at the University of Sheffield has applied the GPS technology to the DNA of Israeli Druze.
Most of the Druze, we have found, can be traced to the highest mountains in Turkey, northern Iraq and southern Armenia, and to the Zagros Mountain belt bordering Mount Ararat – very close to ancient Ashkenaz. By comparing the DNA of contemporary Druze to DNA dated 1,000-4,000 years ago from the Levant, Turkey and Armenia, my lab confirmed these findings. This means that, genetically, the Druze really are different from their neighbours. Unlike Palestinians, Bedouins and Syrians who share between 36-70 per cent of ancient Levantine ancestry, the Israeli Druze have only a minor Levantine component of 15 per cent and a significantly higher (80 per cent) ancient Armenian ancestry. Ashkenazic Jews, by contrast, had a major ancient Anatolian ancestry (96 per cent) and a residual Levantine one (0.5 per cent), in support of their non-Levantine origins.
The Druze have long preferred to live among high mountains, which has helped them maintain their close social structure, as well as providing them with protection. Our results indicate that the Druze habitation in high mountains is an ancient practice, one that their ancestors brought with them from what is now Iraq, Armenia and Turkey. But why did they come to the Middle East? Can DNA help us answer that?
Fortunately, since the Druze maintain a close-group social structure, each group preserved a different aspect of the Druze history. Genetic testing is thereby able to determine that the Druze DNA experienced its last major admixture event, where Druze mixed with local Levantines (Syrians), between the early ninth century and the early 12th century. The date overlaps with the expansion of the Seljuk Turkish Empire into the Levant during the 11th century to fight the Crusaders. We know that after pushing away the invaders, the Seljuks settled in Iran, Anatolia and Syria, and that the Druze were first recorded in that region around 150 years later. The genetic similarity between Druze and Armenians supports speculation that they had Seljuk ancestors. Most likely, the Seljuks would have, upon their arrival in the Levant for the Crusades, mixed with the native population. Some of them would have likely adopted the Druze faith. The Druze genome is therefore like a very long museum with separate rooms for Near Eastern and Levant exhibits, and including rooms for mixed inheritances that could not be sorted. Now, we can put together the remaining evidence to reconstruct the Druze’s history.
The Near Eastern ancestors of the Druze emerged near the Fertile Crescent, in the region that saw the rise of domestication and agriculture. Unsurprisingly, it was also a major convergence point on the Silk Road, with trade routes leading to Constantinople and Antioch. This is when the Druze likely encountered the Ashkenazic Jews who played a key role in global trade. The genetic similarity between Druze and Ashkenazic Jews is very high, although they emerged from different ancient founding populations (Anatolians and Armenians). However, although they started at the same place, they went their separate ways. By the eighth century, Ashkenazic Jews had abandoned ancient Ashkenaz and moved north to Khazaria and west to Europe. Two centuries later, the Druze ancestors began descending to the Levant to fight in the Crusades.
When the Druze reencountered Ashkenazic Jews in Palestine centuries later, neither population recalled its Near Eastern origins, and both peoples developed a rich heritage based on their experience over the previous millennium. However, as both populations, to a large extent, favoured marriage within the community, each retained Near Eastern relics in its DNA museum, which allowed us to tell the end of this 2,000-years-old odyssey.
Reconstructing Druze population history http://www.nature.com/articles/srep35837

100万中东异类称先祖是中国人 现在想回归 http://history.dwnews.com/news/2016-09-26/59771483.html

Solving the mystery of the Druze – a 2,000-year-old odyssey https://aeon.co/ideas/solving-the-mystery-of-the-druze-a-2000-year-old-odyssey

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