Did Josef Mengele Alter This Survivor’s Genes?

When she was 10 years old, Eva Kor and her twin sister — along with 1,500 other sets of twins — were test subjects of the infamous Nazi doctor at Auschwitz. And they’re still looking for answers.


Berkeley Couple Welcomes Shabbat Guests for 25 Years

Ever since Sarah and Abraham opened their tent to three strangers in the Genesis tale, Jews have considered it a mitzvah to welcome guests. This couple takes that hospitality to the extreme.


Welcome to Fire Island, Fantasy of Jewish Paradise

At Fire Island Synagogue, cantor Basya Schechter has turned summer-season congregation into a vibrant community. Her secret? Drum beats, tambourines and a little tribal spirituality.

Seaweed That Tastes Like Bacon

People who don’t eat pork, rejoice! You can now experience the flavor of bacon in the form of a seaweed strain called ‘dulse.’ Bonus: It’s even healthier than kale.

Want To Live to 120? Look to the Jews.

There may be more to a long healthy life than diet and exercise. Israeli scientist Dr. Nir Barzilai believes the secret to longevity lies in the genes of long-living Ashkenazim.

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