Sunday, June 13, 2010

Jews in the News: All of us, again

We get a lot of emails saying that Jews are a religion, not an ethnicity. To which our answer is... "see the FAQ". Well, today, the New York Post had a big article about results of a recent genetic study that proved that yes, Jews are an ethnicity.

The first study, by researchers at New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, found that Jews across the globe share distinct genetic traits that are different from other groups and that trace back to the ancient Middle East.

So there.