Table of Contents

Keeping God's house : Y chromosomes and Old Testament priests.
Lost tribe no more? The Black Jews of South Africa.
Looking out for number two : the case of the Ashkenazi Levites.
Those Jewish mothers : the development of female-defined ethnicity in the Jewish diaspora.
Look on mine affliction : genetic diseases and Jewish history.
Jews, genes, and the future. Who are the Jews? Where did they come from? What is the connection between an ancient Jewish priest in Jerusalem and today's Israeli sunbather on the beaches of Tel Aviv? These questions stand at the heart of this engaging book. Geneticist David Goldstein.