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Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

If you are a Jewish woman of Ashkenazic (European or Eastern-European) descent between 20-70 years of age, you are invited to a free event: genetic screening for...

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Conversion bill moves to Knesset vote despite Bibi’s best efforts

Conversion bill moves to Knesset vote despite Bibi’s best efforts

A pact between Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Finance Minister Yair Lapid has dealt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu his first...

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Terror attack in Ottawa leaves Canadian Jews reeling

Terror attack in Ottawa leaves Canadian Jews reeling

Something in the fabric of Canadian consciousness was torn last Wednesday, with many people hearing the phrase “this changes everything” running through their...

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Israeli genealogy website partners with DNA firm

Israeli genealogy website partners with DNA firm

(JNS.org) – The Israeli start-up MyHeritage, one of the world’s largest genealogy research websites, has announced a strategic collaboration with personal genetics...

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Poll: 85% of Israelis want Arab MK removed from Knesset

Poll: 85% of Israelis want Arab MK removed from Knesset

(JNS.org) – The vast majority of Jewish Israelis would like to see Balad MK Hanin Zoabi removed from the Knesset, according to a new poll commissioned by Israel...

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