On the Politics of Genetic Research Pertaining to the Jews

By Raphael Falk

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Fall 2007

The author reviews some of the discoveries of scientists examining the genetics of Jewish populations worldwide. But he cautions that many of the scientists involved in such research have not been alert enough to the sociopolitical implications of their work. The author describes some of the hot-button issues which can be triggered by inquiries into this topic,.

Topic: Methodology, Race, International Relations, Jewish Identification

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Volume/Issue: Fall 2007

Page Number(s): 36-38

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Genre: Report

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Falk, Raphael. On the Politics of Genetic Research Pertaining to the Jews. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Fall 2007: 36-38. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2615


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