Jewish Journal

Lloyd Garver

  • Jefferson was Jewish? Who knew?

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    On Feb. 28, The New York Times reported that Thomas Jefferson possibly had some Jewish ancestors.

    Geneticists reporting in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology concluded that this Founding Father may have had a Sephardic Jew on one of the limbs of his family tree in the...