Jewish DNA Project- Background

Administrators

Surnames

Jewish, Jewish DNA Project, Jewish Heritage Proj, Jewish Heritage Project

Background

Begun in September, 2000 at the time of Family Tree DNA's founding, the study began with the fathers at the Solomon Schechter School of Bergen County, NJ and branched into a study of Ashkenazi roots generally. The project currently has over 2,500 participants.  

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GIVING THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THIS PROJECT YOUR EXPRESS PERMISSION TO JOIN YOUR KIT TO THE FTDNA AVOTAYNU DNA PROJECT, AN UNPUBLISHED DATABASE THAT IS BEING USED BY ACADEMICS TO COMPILE A DNA CENSUS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.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

General Fund

Current balance: $171.65

Type Amount Date Donor Note KitNum Donation Type
Credit $30.00 10/9/2016 Ann Kraushar Mulvey Memory of Cynthia   Memory Of
Debit $79.00 9/23/2016     527632 Unknown
Credit $50.00 8/1/2016 Paul GABION     Anonymous
Credit $100.00 4/24/2016 W. Piotrot     Unknown
Credit $10.00 2/25/2016 Teresa Spaulding maiden name Lex     Unknown
Debit $138.95 11/20/2015     450514 Unknown
Debit $157.95 11/2/2015     445467 Unknown
Debit $139.00 11/2/2015     421928 Unknown
Debit $39.00 11/1/2015     B80251 Unknown
Debit $89.00 11/1/2015     55458 Unknown
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Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 159
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 301
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 454
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 347
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 1330
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 99
Maternal Ancestor Information 1670
mtDNA 1709
mtDNA Full Sequence 829
mtDNA Plus 1356
mtDNA Subgroups 12
Paternal Ancestor Information 1986
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 373
Total Members 2911
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 82
WTY 12
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 220
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 151
Y-DNA Subgroups 32
Y-DNA111 367
Y-DNA12 2056
Y-DNA25 1648
Y-DNA37 1545
Y-DNA67 941