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  • What?! A Passover Seder in a rural African village in ZIMBABWE?

    3 weeks ago

    Who knew that just last week, in the year 2015, there was a traditional Pesach Seder (well minus the now-traditional toilets and electricity that is, haha) being held in middle-of-nowhere rural African village called Mepakomhere, Zimbabwe?! I am not talking about the amazing...

  • Genetic research can open book on Jewish identity—for good and bad

    By Adam Wills

    December 10, 2008 | 11:12 pm

    Father William Sanchez wears a Star of David pendant on the same chain as his crucifix, and he keeps a menorah in his parish office. After a DNA test confirmed his Sephardic roots, the Albuquerque priest has been actively reconciling this discovery with his Catholic beliefs....
  • VIDEO: Duke professor searches for ‘kohanim’ genetic marker

    July 21, 2008 | 6:15 pm

    Dr. David B. Goldstein from Duke’s Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy talks about tracking the genetic history of the ancient Jewish priesthood (kohanim) and the Lost Tribe of Israel, the focus of his news book, “Jacob’s Legacy”.

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