Genealogical DNA tests and halocho #dna


Benjamin First
 

Hello ,

I was wondering if anyone could tell me what contemporary halachic
authoraties say about recreational DNA tests. There are lots of
discussions/shiurim online about the use of DNA testing in halocho in
serious cases eg 911 however I haven't found anyone who discusses what
contemporary halachic authoraties have to say about taking a DNA test
for recreational genealogical purposes. I understand that the
jewishgen discussion group is not for halachic discussions however if
someone can point me in the right direction it would be appreciated.

Kind Regards

Binyomin First

Manchester
UK

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