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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Jewish DNA
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 15:03:49 -0500
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On 7/31/2010 2:41 PM, patrick holland wrote:
> Actually, I would be pleased if you could prove me to be wrong because
> I believe that I may have Sephardic Jewish ancestry and would be
> delighted if I could take a DNA test to confirm that I do indeed have
> Jewish ancestors.
How much Jewish ancestry (DNA-wise) do you expect you have, and
what is the rest? If we learned that we could tell you what the chance of confirming it is.
If it is say 15%, the answer is "not much". If it is 85%, it is "very likely".