[b-hebrew] Minimalism and new genetic studies

Jonathan D. Safren yonsaf at beitberl.ac.il
Mon Apr 21 05:19:07 EDT 2003


The following link is to the article by Hillel Halkin, "Wandering Jews and
Their Genes", _Commentary_ (Sept. 2000).
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1061/2_110/65014591/p2/article.jhtml?term=
It summarizes the findings of y-chromosome studies on kohanim (priests) and
non-kohanim and has implications which could undermine some of the
presuppositions of the "minimalist" school.
Sincerely,
Jonathan D. Safren, Editor
Mo'ed - A Jewish Studies Annual
Center for Jewish Culture
Beit Berl College
Beit Berl Post Office
44905 Israel
Tel. 972-9-7476396



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