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From: "Glen Todd" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] It's official -- I'm weird
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 11:07:16 -0600
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What does this have to do with anything, other than simple rudeness?

I could pick this apart in detail, but I won't because it's off topic. I
will simply point out that the term has two different meanings in
'contemporary' usage, one of which has nothing to do with genetics.

And a myth is a teaching story, and has nothing to do with truth or


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yair Davidiy [mailto:]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 11:59 AM
> To:
> Subject: RE: [DNA] It's official -- I'm weird
> <<Blonde genes occur in Middle Eastern groups as well. There
> is no evidence
> that white skin and blue eyes originated in northern Europe.
> That is a Nordic myth. Semitic people had the whole range>>
> Dr. Harry Ostrer, "A Genetic Profile of Contemporary Jewish
> populations"
> Nature Review-Genetics, November 2001
> quoted in "DNA & Tradition" by Rabbi Yaakov Kleinman, Israel,
> 2004, p.33
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