Gesher Galicia - Jewish DNA Project- Background

Administrators

Surnames

Alterman, Bader, Barasch, Ber, Birnbach, Blitzstein, Boral, Brajer, Burg, Byer, Cooper, Corbett, Davis, Deresiewicz, Derincovsky, Dershowitz, Dick, Diener, Edgins, Ehrlich, Einstein, Eisner, Escover, Fayn, Fenichel, Fern, Fiol, Fränkel, Fruchter, Galicia, Gallinger, Gans, Geiger, Geller, Gesher_Galicia, Gleitman, Goldberg, Goldhamer, Goldhirsh, Goldstein, Goodman, Goren, Gorenstein, Gowarczyk, Greenberg, Greenzweig, Gross, Grosz, Gussow, Haas, Hammond, Heffler, Herold, Herszfeld, Herzlich, Hollander, Horowitz, Horvitz, Jewish, Kampel, Kanarek, Kandel, Kestenbaum, Kirstein, Klein, Klinger, Kramer, Kreindler, Krepp, Krepper, Kugler, Landau, Leibowitz, Levy, Loebman, Malter, Olinger, Ostrager, Pelliccioli, Ploin, Printz, Rosner, Rubin, Rudloff, Rudlow, Sahn, Salmon, San, Sann, Schiffman, Schneegurt, Schneider, Schon, Schreier, Schwartz, Sohn, Solomon, Stechenberg, Stecher, Stern, Storch, Streisand, Szmulewicz, Taub, Thier, Trachman, Turnheim, Vogel, Weinrauch, Weiss, Weisskirch, Zimmer, Zuckerberg

Background

NOTE: BY JOINING THIS PROJECT YOU ARE GIVING THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THIS PROJECT YOUR EXPRESS PERMISSION TO JOIN YOUR KIT TO THE FTDNA AVOTAYNU DNA PROJECT, AN UNPUBLISHED DATABASE THAT IS BEING USED BY ACADEMICS TO COMPILE A DNA CENSUS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE. NO DATA IN THE AVOTAYNU PROJECT IS IS VISIBLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR OTHER MEMBERS OF THE PROJECT, NOR IS IT USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS. YOU ARE FREE TO LEAVE THE AVOTAYNU PROJECT AT ANY TIME. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT, PLEASE VISIT WWW.AVOTAYNUONLINE.COM OR CONTACT PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR ADAM BROWN AT AVOTAYNUDNA@GMAIL.COM
https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/avotaynu/about 

Gesher Galicia, Inc. is an organization that promotes Jewish genealogical and historical research in Galicia, a province of the former Austrian Empire. Its goals are to promote a forum for researchers to share information and to promote individual and group research of Galicia. The Gesher Galicia Jewish DNA Project promotes genealogical DNA testing among those with Jewish ancestry from Galicia. The map below gives a general idea of the regions that this project covers. A complete list of 1877 Galicia administrative districts covered by this project can be found at http://www.jewishgen.org/galicia/towns/admin__dist_.html
 

Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 36
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 83
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 152
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 104
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 373
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 18
Maternal Ancestor Information 448
mtDNA 380
mtDNA Full Sequence 218
mtDNA Plus 337
mtDNA Subgroups 12
Paternal Ancestor Information 500
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 85
Total Members 630
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 45
WTY 1
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 41
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 18
Y-DNA Subgroups 10
Y-DNA111 98
Y-DNA12 385
Y-DNA25 356
Y-DNA37 349
Y-DNA67 213