Study Finds No Evidence of Khazar Origin for Ashkenazi Jews

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khazar_theory_of_Ashkenazi_ancestry
Yori Yanover February 23rd, 2014
Doron M. Behar of Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel, Mait Metspalu and Bayazit Yunusbayev of Estonian Biocentre, Evolutionary Biology Group, Estonia, Yael Baran and Naama M. Kopelman of Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and several other scientists, have recently published a study suggesting there is no evidence from genome-wide data of a Khazar origin for Ashkenazi Jews. Continue reading

Why Ashkenazi Jews Are Not Descended From Khazars — and What It Means

http://forward.com/news/200825/why-ashkenazi-jews-are-not-descended-from-khazars/

Ofer AderetJune 25, 2014
(Haaretz) — The claim that today’s Ashkenazi Jews are descended from Khazars who converted in the Middle Ages is a myth, according to new research by a Hebrew University historian. Continue reading