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The flabbergasting science of Fernando Mendez, Michael Hammer, and co-authors

When I published The missing link of Jewish European Ancestry1, currently ranked #2 most-read paper in GBE, Michael Hammer called me: “outlier folks… who have a minority view that’s not supported scientifically. I think the arguments they make are pretty … Continue reading

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Why European Jews and Bugs Bunny share a common origin?

In 2013 (Elhaik 2013) I published a comprehensive study that contrasted two hypotheses proposed to explain the origin of European Jews, namely the Rhineland Hypotheses and the Khazarian Hypotheses. While these hypotheses were not the only ones proposed to answer … Continue reading

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The origin of European Jewish women is from…. Europe!

A new study published in nature communications refutes the Behar et al. (2006) ridiculous study that the origin of Ashkenazi women is from four middle eastern women, a truly amazing finding that even more surprisingly fits with the biblical story. … Continue reading

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The study is now published

The study associated with the Khazar DNA Project was recently published in GBE: http://gbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/12/14/gbe.evs119.short?rss=1 The study was covered in the Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.co.il/news/science/1.1890826 

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The Khazar DNA Project is on RocketHub!

Today the crowd funding effort began! Please join us at RocketHub. We have got some really cool gifts for donors, including books, DNA kits, and donation to JNF. So, those of you who have had their DNA sequenced (for autosomal … Continue reading

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The Flight From Khazaria

While some believe that Khazaria was diminished by the 10th century, archeological and historical evidence show that the Empire continued to flourish until the 13th Century and that it was the Rus, not the Mongols who ruined Khazaria. The Rus … Continue reading

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Video-clip is ready!

The full-length video-clip for the Khazars DNA Project is now completed and was uploaded to you tube. Comments are more then welcome!

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