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Ashkenazi Origins

A fracas among scientists has broken out over whether genomic information has shown that most Jews share a common origin place in the Middle East, a question that has implications over racial and ethnic identity issues, but also may be tied to claims about rights to land, Rita Rubin writes in the Jewish Daily Forward.

The central dispute is about the long-asked question: "Where in the world did Ashkenazi Jews come from?" Rubin explains.

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