Does DNA testing show if one is Jewish?

Answers (3) has special testing for that as well as

,Are you Jewish?
Do you have Jewish roots? Are you an Ashkenazi? Are you a Levi or a Cohen?

A DNA test by iGENEA provides you with clear evidence of whether you have Jewish roots. Based on your specific genetic characteristics, we can identify whether you are of Jewish descent, which line the Jewish descent is from (paternal, maternal or both lines) and even to what percentage you are Jewish. In addition, your profile is compared with more than 700,000 people in our database. If we find a genetic match, i.e., people with whom you correspond genetically, you may contact these people and intensify your family research."

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Yes and no. The bible defines a Jew by the mother's line of descent, and a gentile can become a Jew by training. So DNA might or might not apply.

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First I ever heard of such a silly distinction. Members of the tribes of Judah, Benjamin and Levi have been called Jews for centuries. It's in the bible, and that has been about five hundred years. (Tyndale version)

By Anti-Semites.

DNA testing cannot tell you what religion you are, but who your family is. Who you were born to, who they were born to, etc.

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