The ones on the left are the nationalists, for the record.
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.”
Knowing these mutations will help doctors create personalized treatments based on a patient’s genetic code.
“That is amazing,” David said upon hearing the news. “Alright. Cousin Bernie.”