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Ashkenazi Jews Are Not Khazars. Heres The Proof. – The Forward

| December 31, 2022

Image by Nikki Casey By Alexander BeiderSeptember 25, 2017 In 2010 I was contacted by the chief editor of a volume called Khazars: Myth and History, put together by the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Bones yielding insights about Ashkenazi DNA in a German town built atop …

| December 25, 2022

The city of Erfurt in central Germany is home to an impeccably restored medieval synagogue made possible because local Jews had been expelled long before the Nazis began their campaign to destroy Jewish sites. Now, Erfurts long-hidden Jewish past is again offering new insights this time about the genetic history of Ashkenazi Jews

9. Race, ethnicity, heritage and immigration among U.S. Jews

| December 23, 2022

The majority of U.S. Jews identify as White

Khazar hypothesis of Ashkenazi ancestry – Wikipedia

| December 20, 2022

Largely abandoned theory about Jewish descent The Khazar hypothesis of Ashkenazi ancestry, often called the Khazar myth by its critics,[1]:369[2]:VIII[3] is a largely abandoned historical hypothesis. The hypothesis postulated that Ashkenazi Jews were primarily, or to a large extent, descended from Khazars, a multi-ethnic conglomerate of mostly Turkic peoples who formed a semi-nomadic khanate in and around the northern and central Caucasus and the PonticCaspian steppe. The hypothesis also postulated that after collapse of the Khazar empire, the Khazars fled to Eastern Europe and made up a large part of the Jews there.[4] The hypothesis draws on some medieval sources such as the Khazar Correspondence, according to which at some point in the 8th9th centuries, a small number of Khazars were said by Judah Halevi and Abraham ibn Daud to have converted to Rabbinic Judaism.[5] The scope of the conversion within the Khazar Khanate remains uncertain, but the evidence used to tie the Ashkenazi communities to the Khazars is meager and subject to conflicting interpretations.[6][7][8][9] Genetic studies on Jews have found no substantive evidence of a Khazar origin among Ashkenazi Jews.

We Were The Lucky Ones: Robin Weigert, Lior Ashkenazi Join Cast …

| November 19, 2022

EXCLUSIVE: Robin Weigert and Lior Ashkenazi have been cast in series regular roles on the Hulu Limited SeriesWe Were The Lucky Ones that stars Joey King. Robin will star as Nechuma, theKurcmatriarch who is the beating heart and center of the family.

Y-chromosomal Aaron – Wikipedia

| October 23, 2022

Hypothesized most recent common ancestor of the patrilineal Jewish priestly caste known as Kohanim Y-chromosomal Aaron is the name given to the hypothesized most recent common ancestor of the patrilineal Jewish priestly caste known as Kohanim (singular "Kohen", also spelled "Cohen").

Wanted for work in Israel: pimps and Ashkenazi cooks – Haaretz

| October 23, 2022

Wanted for work in Israel: pimps and Ashkenazi cooks   Haaretz

Ashkenazi Jewish Heritage and Genetic Risk | OncoLink

| October 17, 2022

Ashkenazi Jews, whose Jewish ancestors are from central or eastern Europe, have been found to have genetic mutations (changes in the genes) that increase their risk of certain cancers and disorders. Centuries ago, this population lived in one area and were isolated from other populations of people

Israeli needle-free alternative to amnio can detect thousands of mutations – The Times of Israel

| October 17, 2022

Israeli scientists are holding trials on a new method of screening for fetuses and say it could provide all the information received from an amniocentesis without the risks. Prof

Jamaican Organizations and B’nai Brith to Work Together to Highlight Little-Known Chapter of the Holocaust – bnaibrith.ca

| October 17, 2022

Oct. 13, 2022TORONTO A number of Jamaican organizations have made an agreement with Bnai Brith Canada to publicize a little-known chapter of Jewish history in Jamaica. TheJamaican Canadian Association, theJamaicaAssociation of Montreal,theJamaican Cultural Association of Nova Scotia, and the Jamaican Canadian Association of Alberta and Bnai Brith Canada will alert their members and communities to the work of York University historian Diana Cooper-Clark to inform the public about howJamaicasaved Jews fleeing the Holocaust


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