History of mountain Jews - a part of famous and tragical history of all Jewish people. More than two thousand years Jews live on Caucasus. It is confirmed with many sources, from the Tanakh before modern researches in Azerbaijan, Dagestan and in Israel. The Jewish diaspora on Caucasus that was reduced, grew, depending on prosecutions to which Jews all over again in pagan Persia were exposed, and then in the countries krovozhadnogo an islam. It is not necessary to consider ridiculous fabrications of some "historians", including Israeli, anxious by a complex judofobii. Mountain Jews with surprise read about themselves, that they former Persians, hazary, avars, moslems and so forth. Eventually it is possible to agree that the river Jordan-inflow of the river Mississipi.
A.T.Vasilev, it is diligent and benevolently studied life of mountain Jews, wrote in several numbers of " the New review " for 1889, that "... Mountain Jews consider the origin from knee Iudina was once in a captivity at Persians ". He describes sepulchral gravestones koenov, with genealogy in thousand years, with hebrew language and the hebrew symbols which have been cut out on a stone.