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Jewish Genetic Diseases: Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know about screening, risks and ethical concerns.

Who Are Sephardic Jews?

After their expulsion from Spain in 1492, Sephardic Jews mostly settled in Amsterdam, North Africa and the Middle East.

Mizrahi Jews in Israel

Jews from Arab lands are gaining more and more influence in Israeli society.

Beyond Apples and Honey: Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah

Recipes for traditional and meaningful Jewish new year delicacies.

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Seder

A ritual for Rosh Hashanah that goes far beyond dipping apples in honey.

Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Mizrahi and Ethiopian Jews

The Jewish world is more ethnically and racially diverse than many people realize.

Types of Jews

The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.

Sephardic Customs During Shiva

A number of Sephardic shiva customs involve individual and communal study.

Jews of the Middle East

While all Jews have roots in the Middle East, Mizrahi Jews never left it.

Israel’s Vibrant Jewish Ethnic Mix

Just because Israel is a Jewish country doesn't mean all Jews are the same.