Genetic researchers: Jewish DNA present in almost 1/4 of 650 million Latin Americans

JERUSALEM POST
Genetic Research: Almost 25% of Latinos, Hispanics have Jewish DNA
by Ashley Perry
March 1, 2019

A few weeks ago, something extraordinary happened that could forever affect the future of the Jewish People and the State of Israel.  There has long been speculation of significant Jewish ancestry among the populations of Latin and North America and Europe…Now, unprecedented genetic research undertaken by dozens of professors from around the world has provided evidence that almost a quarter of Latinos and Hispanics have significant Jewish DNA. The study, published in Nature Communications in December 2018, revealed that the number of descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish communities is far higher than even the largest estimates previously suggested. READ MORE

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