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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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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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Egypt cancels talks, shutters Rafah, plans anti-smuggling wall after mass car bombing

Egypt cancels talks, shutters Rafah, plans anti-smuggling wall after mass car bombing

After a terror attack last Friday killed at least 30 Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai, Cairo has declared a state of emergency in the area, closed down the...

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