Ruth Schuster


Ashkenazi Jews Descend From 350 People, Scientists Say

By Ruth Schuster

Ashkenazi Jews Descend From 350 People, Scientists Say
There are more than 10 million Ashkenazis around the world. But new findings show that today’s community is only 600 to 800 years old — and descended from 350 people.Read More


Is Fido Suffering From Gaza War, Too?

By Ruth Schuster

Is Fido Suffering From Gaza War, Too?
Along with people, pets are suffering from the war in Gaza. Animals can suffer lingering after-effects of trauma from rockets and attacks — and only we can heal them.Read More


Mango the Bear Makes 'Meteoric' Recovery After Groundbreaking Surgery

By Ruth Schuster

Mango the Bear Makes 'Meteoric' Recovery After Groundbreaking Surgery
A week after undergoing surgery, Mango the brown bear has shown ‘tremendous healing powers’ — stunning an Israeli veterinary team with his remarkable recovery.Read More


Mango the Bear Undergoes Surgery in Israel

By Ruth Schuster

Mango the Bear Undergoes Surgery in Israel
Mango, Israel’s favorite brown bear, was clearly in pain — but just try asking a bear where it hurts. Surgery at the Ramat Gan Zoological Park revealed the problem.Read More


Lesbian Penguins Shack Up at Israeli Zoo

By Ruth Schuster

Lesbian Penguins Shack Up at Israeli Zoo
Israel is famously tolerant of its gay community. That apparently goes for a penguin couple at the Ramat Gan Safari park, who are both female.Read More



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