From DNA test kits to Facebook groups, people the world over are discovering their Jewish ancestry — and figuring out what to do with it. 

In This Feature:

Recreational Genetics Helps Us Understand Who We Are — and How We Want to Live

The rise of home DNA kits puts a new spin on identity.

12/16/2019 By Haley Shapley

Four Generations Removed, a Young Mother Reclaims Judaism

She'd always felt attracted to Judaism. Then she got confirmation.

12/16/2019 By Amber Dawn Hallet

Converso Identity Is Growing. But the Discovery Is Fraught with Challenge.

They claim lineage back to pre-Inquisition Spain, but formal documentation is hard to come by.

12/16/2019 By Makena Mezistrano

A Mexican American Author Uncovers Her Crypto Jewish Past

The Bainbridge Island writer embraces her multifaceted identity.

12/16/2019 By Naomi Tomky

New to Judaism or Not, 'Jewbarrassment' Is a Thing

The feeling of shame for not knowing about a holiday or prayer may be more universal than you think.

12/16/2019 By Erica Sklar Illustrations by Oscar Rodriguez Amado