One rabbi’s mission to push couples—and doctors—to screen for a longer list of genetic diseases
These services ensure you and your partner don’t share genes for Ashkenazi diseases. And they’ll tell you before the first date.
The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
A moving tribute during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Researchers identify 350-person founding population of Ashkenazi Jewry
All Ashkenazic women may carry genetic mutation linked to breast cancer
A new documentary says Hitler’s wife may have had Jewish ancestry
It’s called ‘transgenerational epigenetic inheritance,’ and it’s giving me anxiety
I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease
Theodore Ross grew up pretending he wasn’t Jewish. His book Am I a Jew? traces his re-engagement with Judaism.
Actually, it’s a pretty interesting study
In the book Legacy, geneticist Harry Ostrer argues that Jewishness is biological, not just cultural
Selling my eggs to help a childless couple seemed like an easy, uncomplicated way to make money. Then I thought about my own extended family.
How Roman Catholics of Native American and Spanish descent became carriers of the deadly breast-cancer gene long associated with Jews
It’s both business and personal, Sonny
Are the Pashtun people really the Lost Tribe of Ephraim?
From the archives: The neverending fetishistic fascination with Jews and intelligence
Scientists at work major Jewish gene-mapping project
Which leads some gentiles to convert
What happens when your inheritance includes a life-threatening genetic mutation?