New York-based Center for Jewish History launching the DNA Reunion Project

DNA testing is helping Holocaust survivors locate long-lost loved ones.

The New York-based Center for Jewish History is launching the DNA Reunion Project, which offers free DNA kits to Jews who endured the Nazi genocide and have been searching for family members they haven't seen since World War II.

"DNA can be a miraculous tool for making connections between people when the paper trail is severed and our (Jewish) community is particularly affected by that and we put our heads together and said 'this is a technology that should be used more widely by this community because it can do miraculous things,'" Jennifer Mendelsohn, a co-founder of the project alongside Dr. Adina Newman, told i24NEWS.... Read More: i24