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Genetic study offers clues to history of North Africa’s Jews

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/genetic_study_offers_clues_to_history_of_north_africas_jews_20120806

A new genetic analysis has reconstructed the history of North Africa's Jews, showing that these populations date to biblical-era Israel and are not largely the descendants of natives who converted to Judaism, scientists reported on Monday.

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