Do Jews Carry Trauma in Our Genes? A Conversation With Rachel Yehuda.

The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA

A Son’s Song For His Mother

A moving tribute during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

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