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Hebrew College

160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA United States

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November 2014

Annual Lecture: The Genetic History of the Jewish People

November 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Our 8th Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy, co-sponsored by JGSGB & Hebrew College. Speaker: Dr. Harry Ostrer In 1921, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to the Berlin rabbis in which he observed, “I notice that the word Jew is ambiguous in that it refers (1) to nationality and origin, (2) to the faith.” Population genetics research is adding new meaning to Einstein’s view of being Jewish by showing that the history of the Jews can be seen in their genes.…

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