Jewish News of Greater Phoenix


October 26, 2007

For the bookworm in your life, here are some great gift ideas for the holiday season.

Common Ancestors
History and genealogy lovers will be intrigued by Jon Entine's new book Abraham's Children: Race, Identity and the DNA of the Chosen People (Grand Central Publishing, $28 hardcover). The book examines the role of genetic genealogy in resolving ancient biblical mysteries and the shared genetic makeup of people of many faiths. It also includes interesting information on Jewish genetic diseases and how to use DNA in genealogy research.