Rita Rubin

Kosher Chicken, E Coli and the Horace Mann Kid

Does kosher chicken have higher levels of e coli bacteria that’s resistant to antibiotics? Scientists are puzzled at the findings of a Jewish student at Horace Mann School.

Tapping Into Growing Lure of Hidden Jewish Heritage Online

More and more people are fascinated by their possible Jewish ancestry. A new site focuses on finding genetic links to the tribe — sometimes exposing family secrets in the process.

Science Feud: Johns Hopkins geneticist Eran Elhaik says his research debunks the long-held theory that Jews are a single race.

'Jews a Race' Genetic Theory Comes Under Fierce Attack by DNA Expert

Scientists have long agreed that Jewish genetics prove we are one people with common origins in the Middle East. Now, that theory is coming under withering attack.