Eve Thieben harbored a dark secret about her childhood — taking it with her to the grave.
The ones on the left are the nationalists, for the record.
If you’re hoping to learn about whether you hail from Eastern Silesia or the village of Chelm, 23andMe simply can’t help.
The free study will take place in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Boston.
Jane Eisner, the Forward’s editor-in-chief, discusses her recently discovered genetic disease — Factor XI deficiency — and her Jewish heritage.
BRCA gene mutations mainly affect women, and certain variants of the mutation can increase risk of breast and ovarian cancer by nearly 50%.
The Landsman family is raising money to treat Canavan Disease, a fatal genetic disorder that hits Ashkenazi Jews hardest, including their sons.
Couples who participate in a trip organized by Honeymoon Israel will get a coupon for genetic screening, as well as information about Jewish genetics.
The study could have major implications for treating two seemingly unrelated diseases, researchers say.
“I wish I had known the can of worms I was opening.”