Wandering Jews—and Their Genes
Science is telling us strange new things about the makeup of a farflung people–but not half so strange as the story of a group with, possibly, links to one of the Ten Lost Tribes.
About the Author
Hillel Halkin is a columnist for the New York Sun and a veteran contributor to COMMENTARY. Portions of the present essay were delivered at Northwestern University in March as the Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization.