Study Says All Ashkenazi Jews Are 30th Cousins

Researchers identify 350-person founding population of Ashkenazi Jewry

Are Ashkenazi Jews Descended From Khazars?

New research in the ongoing academic debate says no

Where Did Yiddish Come From?

An explosive debate erupts from footnotes suggesting that Ashkenazi Jews are Europeans

What Your Jewish Last Name Says About You

A look at the history and roots of common Ashkenazi surnames

Israeli TV Series Examines The Lives of Mizrahim

Amnon Levy’s latest miniseries probes Israel’s so-called ‘ethnic demon’

What The Gene Patent Ruling Means for Jews

Supreme Court decision will make BRCA mutation testing more accessible

Sundown: Breaking! Ashkenazim Are Smart

Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more

Persian Gulf

Thirty years after the Islamic Revolution made them exiles, the Persian Jews of Los Angeles are split in new ways by an old question: how much to hold on to religious and cultural traditions forged in a country that now hates them

Ashkenaz Unbound

An online encyclopedia brings the world of Eastern European Jewry to life

Fertility Rites

The longing that made a writer turn to God

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