Study Says All Ashkenazi Jews Are 30th Cousins

Researchers identify 350-person founding population of Ashkenazi Jewry

Study Yields Sobering Results for Jewish Women

All Ashkenazic women may carry genetic mutation linked to breast cancer

Was Eva Braun Jewish?

A new documentary says Hitler’s wife may have had Jewish ancestry

Science: Specific Anxieties May Be Hereditary

It’s called ‘transgenerational epigenetic inheritance,’ and it’s giving me anxiety

‘But Mommy, Am I Going To Get Breast Cancer Too When I Grow Up?’

I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease

Member of the Tribe

Theodore Ross grew up pretending he wasn’t Jewish. His book Am I a Jew? traces his re-engagement with Judaism.

Study: Different Jews Are Genetically Alike

Actually, it’s a pretty interesting study

A Case for Genetic Jewishness

In the book Legacy, geneticist Harry Ostrer argues that Jewishness is biological, not just cultural

Why I Couldn’t Donate My Eggs

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.

On the Cancer Gene Trail

How Roman Catholics of Native American and Spanish descent became carriers of the deadly breast-cancer gene long associated with Jews

Jews, Italians Share Genetic Links

It’s both business and personal, Sonny

The Jewish Taliban

Are the Pashtun people really the Lost Tribe of Ephraim?

Bell Curve to Bell Jar

From the archives: The neverending fetishistic fascination with Jews and intelligence

Whither Wandered the Jews

Scientists at work major Jewish gene-mapping project

DNA Proves Judaism

Which leads some gentiles to convert

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