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Posts Tagged: Ashkenazi

November 8, 2013 10:15 am
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Jewish Genetic Screening Becomes More Accessible With At-Home Testing

JNS.org - One in four Jews is a carrier of one or more of the 19 known preventable Jewish genetic diseases, according to...

October 10, 2013 7:08 am
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New Data Shows Ashkenazis Have Western European DNA

JNS.org - A new paper in the journal Nature Communications claims that Ashkenazi Jews have primarily European roots via the maternal genetic line. Previous research...

July 17, 2013 12:43 pm
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Anti-Semitism at Anti Zimmerman Protest; ‘You Ashkenazi Crafted Devil’ Proclaims T-Shirt

A man leading a demonstration against the recent acquittal of George Zimmerman in a murder trial that mesmerized the United States, was caught on camera...

September 30, 2012 3:49 am
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34 Signs of Being a Sephardi/Mizrahi Jew

I just love being Sephardi (my family is originally Turkish). In fact, I find it to be one of the simple pleasures in life!...

January 22, 2012 5:33 pm
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Jew Versus Jew

There's a cute joke doing the rounds in Israel at the moment that my friend, Edward Cohen, sent me. It's an adaptation of a...

November 13, 2011 1:36 pm
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Stories of the ‘Jewish Pope’ – Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

Israel Meir Lau, the former Chief Rabbi of Israel -and both former and current Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv - shared the stage...

June 20, 2011 1:09 am
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Many Faces of Israel, the Exhibit

The highly styled work of Jahhael Massac, a native of St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands, is currently on display at The Gallery of the Adam...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...

Features

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly...

World

Expert: Russia’s Condemnation of Iran’s Anti-Israel Threats Shows Kreml...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned a top Iranian official’s threat to destroy Tel Aviv and kill Israeli Prime...

Israel

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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