Constructing black Jews: genetic tests and the Lemba -- the `black Jews' of South Africa
Developing World Bioethics 2003 December; 3(2): 112-118
This commentary examines the use of Y-chromosome testing to reconstruct a genetic ancestry for the Lemba, a group in southern Africa that has long considered itself Jewish. The commentary looks especially at the reasons why this project drew such attention from the mainstream media.
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