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First treatment for Tay-Sachs disease successfully tested

Positive results of drug's clinical trial heralded as "major breakthrough" in treating rare genetic disease common among Ashkenazi Jews.

First treatment for Tay-Sachs disease successfully tested

It's over: The white tribe and the Mizrachim

It's over: The white tribe and the Mizrachim

Do all Jews' genes lead back to Turkey?

Startling new research suggests all Jews - even Ashkenazic Jews - have Turkish-Greek roots originating in the Persian Empire.

Do all Jews' genes lead back to Turkey?

'Israel Still Learning How Deal With Immigrants'

After 67 years, Israel has still not learned how to deal with immigrants, but things are changing, a long-time activist said.

Israel Still Learning How Deal With Immigrants, Says Activist

Jolie Surgery Could Lower Ashkenazi Cancer Risk

Actress's tough choice shows how carriers of BRCA mutation - which can mean an 80% risk of breast cancer - can avoid the worst.

How Angelina Jolie's Surgery Could Lower Ashkenazi Cancer Risk

Poll: One Third of Yishai's Voters Are Ashkenazim

If elections were held now, Eli Yishai's Yachad party would pass the minimum vote requirements, and get four seats.

Poll: One Third of Yishai's Voters Are Ashkenazim

New Likudnik Prof Blasts 'Austro-Hungarian Elite'

Prof. Shlomo Maoz, who hopes to be a Likud MK, says Ashkenazim control Supreme Court, academia.

New Likudnik Prof Blasts 'Austro-Hungarian Elite'

Shas Condemns Dismissal of Mizrachi Economist

Shas condemns firing of Shlomo Ma’oz over remarks about discrimination against Mizrachim in Israel.

Shas Condemns Dismissal of Mizrachi Economist

'Ashkenazi Elites' Fire Outspoken Stockbroker

A top-level official at a top-level Israeli brokerage is out of a job, after "exposing" continued "discrimination" against Mizrachi Jews.

'Ashkenazi Elites' Fire Outspoken Sephardi Stockbroker