Re: 14th-century Ashkenazi Jews had more genetic diversity than their descendants do today #dna #germany

Renee Steinig

Thanks, Laurie.

Today's New York Times also reported on the discoveries in Erfurt:

Ashkenazi Jews Have Become More Genetically Similar Over Time
A new study of skeletons from a cemetery in Germany reveals a hidden history of Jews in the Middle Ages.,over%20the%20past%20seven%20centuries

The Times article also mentions David Reich of Harvard, who, along with Shai Carmi of Hebrew University, led the study. 


Renee Stern Steinig
Dix Hills NY

On Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 1:40 PM Laurie Sosna <lsmacgeek@...> wrote:

This article popped up in my news feed this morning, I thought it might be of interest.

Here's a link to the original study in the journal Cell for those who want to all the scientific details.

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