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By Megan Castiel Not all Jewish people are alike; we come from many nationalities, ethnicities, and cultures yet we’re all connected by history and interestingly: genetics. To many, it’s not enough to say you’re “Jewish.” They ask where you are from, whether you’re Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Mizrahim, or the many other modern Jewish ethnicities. But where

January 28, 2019
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By Megan Castiel For many, the New Year means new hopes and goals. While you may have already abandoned your resolutions of eating healthy or going to the gym, there’s still plenty of time for 2019 to become the best year of your life. So start the year off with some fun in one of

January 16, 2019
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  5. The only way to know if you’re a carrier of a genetic disease is to get screened or have an affected child. Carriers are healthy individuals with no symptoms.   4. 3 out of 4 people test positive as carriers for one or more genetic diseases that could affect their future children. But,

October 15, 2018
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by Tzipporah Chwat By now you’ve probably heard of Tu B’Av, commonly referred to as the Jewish holiday of love or sometimes even the Jewish Valentine’s Day. Regardless of what you’ve heard, it is undoubtedly a time to celebrate Jewish love one way or another – whether by attending a so-called “White Party”, going on

July 27, 2018
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