Greetings all,

My "deep clade" haplogroup is R1a1, Ashkenazi-Levite. I have been told by several that the probability based on my 67 markers is that I have a Jewish heritage probably Ashkenazi-Levite.

Another informant has graciously made the following analysis:

"I have looked at your results and they are not close to any of the Levites that we have in our system primarily I believe, because of a recombination event at DYS 459 and CDYa/b which as you can see are 9/9 and 34/34 while the modal or most common values for those are 9/10 and 35/38 for the majority of Ashkenazi-Levites............

So you were off from the Levite modal haplotype to begin with at CDY (they are 35/38) where you must have had at least one 34 therefore the RecLoh event happened. But it makes calculating totally reliant on the other markers, and you are different from the LMH there as well. When we estimated the difference it shows that you dont have a common ancestor with the folks who have known that they are Jews and have the Levite oral tradition in around 1100 years,with a high degree of confidence. SO if you are Jewish on this line (I have no idea) it was at the time that the King of Khazaria converted, and if you dont have the oral tradition then I doubt that you are of that Khazarian lineage."

QUESTION. Based on this analysis may I continue with the probability of a Jewish Ashkenazi-Levite heritage? Thanks you for your reply.

FANTOME.

My "deep clade" haplogroup is R1a1, Ashkenazi-Levite. I have been told by several that the probability based on my 67 markers is that I have a Jewish heritage probably Ashkenazi-Levite.

Another informant has graciously made the following analysis:

"I have looked at your results and they are not close to any of the Levites that we have in our system primarily I believe, because of a recombination event at DYS 459 and CDYa/b which as you can see are 9/9 and 34/34 while the modal or most common values for those are 9/10 and 35/38 for the majority of Ashkenazi-Levites............

So you were off from the Levite modal haplotype to begin with at CDY (they are 35/38) where you must have had at least one 34 therefore the RecLoh event happened. But it makes calculating totally reliant on the other markers, and you are different from the LMH there as well. When we estimated the difference it shows that you dont have a common ancestor with the folks who have known that they are Jews and have the Levite oral tradition in around 1100 years,with a high degree of confidence. SO if you are Jewish on this line (I have no idea) it was at the time that the King of Khazaria converted, and if you dont have the oral tradition then I doubt that you are of that Khazarian lineage."

QUESTION. Based on this analysis may I continue with the probability of a Jewish Ashkenazi-Levite heritage? Thanks you for your reply.

FANTOME.

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