Organizations that can help with screening and counseling
A guide to the diseases included in most Jewish genetic screening.
Jews & Non-Jews
While Jewish parlance often seems to divide the world into two groups--Jews and non-Jews--in Jewish tradition, not all gentiles are viewed in the same light.
Health & Wellness
As many as 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews are estimated to be carriers for one of about 19 genetic diseases.
Some worry that the discovery of "Jewish" genetic diseases will negatively affect the image and treatment of Jews.
Rabbinic authorities have always been aware of heredity and genetic disease.
How to find out if you are a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease