OH YES there are Jews that are darker than any Arab you ever met.
There's Ethiopian Jews (not entirely Semitic; mostly descendants of Cush--of the Hamitic line) too.
But it's pretty clear that white was not a widespread skin color around there. Brown and black were the order of the day.
"You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own version of the John Birch Society"-Rush Limbaugh