Interesting article from Chabad.org
Two things to note:
- admitting the ashkenazi Jews come from the Rhineland in Germany and Northern France. Ashkenaz are descendents of Japneth. If these Jews aren’t really ashkenaz (japneth) why would Jews choose to identify as such?
- it mentions the Assyrian empire using population transfers to dilute native populations of territories they conquered to prevent conquered people from rebelling.
That seems exactly like what is happening today in places where European people live: