Skip to comments.Ryan cheers discovery of his Jewish heritage: 'L'Chaim'
Posted on 08/01/2018 12:26:15 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday celebrated his recent discovery that he has Jewish ancestry.
Guess I need to start saying LChaim now, too! Ryan tweeted, along with a gif of him toasting with a glass of Guinness.
The clip was from a toast Ryan gave during an annual Friends of Ireland luncheon, using the Irish toast sláinte.
Ryan discovered his Jewish heritage during an upcoming episode of the PBS show Finding Your Roots.
Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. told Ryan during the show that about 3 percent of his DNA is Ashkenazi Jewish, and that he traced the ancestry back to 1531.
"You could have knocked him over with a feather and then he was very proud of it," Gates told the Associated Press about Ryans response. We don't know who that Jewish person was, but we know it was on his mother's German line, which makes sense. So somebody who was a Christian German slept with a Jewish German person and that's where that came from.
Maybe he'll be linked to an unsolved crime.
I hope his wife is a nice Jewish girl (/3rd Rock)
Maybe he’s related to Madeline Albright.
Jewish by injection?.........................
I would make a joke but I don’t want to get banned
Really sorry about this!
Swamp Jew? No. Just a swamp dwelling POS. Cant wait for him to be gone. The conservative Jews out there need to distance themselves from him.
That would mean a great-great-great grandparent was Jewish, going back five generations. most people have a little bit of something surprising in their DNA if you go back that far.
3% Jewish. 97% Jackass.
There’s a Jewish gene?
I knew he had a lot in common with Schumer.
As far as I’m concerned, Ryan is a disgrace to the race! I wonder if the way-back Jew voluntarily slept with someone who was not a Jew, or if it was coerced, considering the history of pogroms in Europe going back more than a thousand years.
How far back do you have to go to get 3%?
Time to stop obsessing about where one’s ancestors lived, what they looked like, or what they believed.
I know all about my ancestors, but I’m AMERICAN! My DNA does not determine me.
On my family tree there is one ms Sophie Jacobi, one of my thirty-two 4th great grandmothers. Not sure but I suspect I may be about 1.5% Ashkenazi. This could explain why I enjoy singing that “have a tequila” song at Jewish weddings.
As an “American Jew”, Ryan is no longer a RINO, he’s now officially a Democrat.
He, or a relative, would have to upload results to the free site, “Gedmatch,” for that to happen.
I wonder which company gave him 3% Ashkenazi Jewish? 23andMe is the most trustworthy in AJ results. The other companies gave me too much AJ, but it was not correct.
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