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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

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom had learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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