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Posts Tagged: Ashkenazi

November 8, 2013 10:15 am

Jewish Genetic Screening Becomes More Accessible With At-Home Testing - 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

New Data Shows Ashkenazis Have Western European DNA - 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

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

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

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

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

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...


Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope) - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...


Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...