The more we learn, the fewer the surprises.

Razib Khan
March 14 2024 12:01AM

The Lemba and the “kohen modal haplotype.”

Henry Abramson
Feb. 14 2023 12:01AM

Some were more European than today’s Ashkenazim, other more Middle Eastern.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Dec. 1 2022 12:01AM

“A diamond created by the vice-like pressure of persecution.”

Razib Khan
Nov. 11 2021 12:01AM

A more compelling explanation than handwashing or Passover cleaning.

Kathryn Glatter and Paul Finkelman
Feb. 11 2021 12:01AM

A homogenous group, some of whose ancestors came from far away.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
June 9 2020 12:01AM

Sheep skins and cow hide.

Rossella Tercatin
June 4 2020 12:01AM

Descendants of conversos, scattered among the nations.

Sarah Zhang
Dec. 26 2018 12:01AM

What’s wrong with playing God?

J. David Bleich, Edward Burns and Neville Sanjana
Jan. 16 2018 12:01AM

If anything, it confirms biblical accounts.

Jonathan Bernier
Aug. 3 2017 12:01AM

Most likely, Jewish men from the Middle East came to India and married local women.

Michele Chabin
June 28 2017 12:01AM

Is God’s image in a cell?

Jonathan Kirsch
July 27 2015 12:01AM

Survivors have lower-than-expected levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Tori Rodriguez
March 17 2015 12:01AM

Why the disproportionate number of Jews with Nobel prizes? The latest answer—genetic adaptation—is insufficient, and no one has identified how it works.   

July 18 2014 12:01AM