Reconstruction history of Ashkenazi Jews and Europeans (image) Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Share Print E-Mail Caption This image is a reconstruction history of Ashkenazi Jews and Europeans. It indicates the former to descend from a small, 'bottleneck' group, which is admixed between Europeans and Middle Easterners. Credit Itsik Pe'er/Columbia Engineering Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.