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  • Company probed for certifying Hungarian politician’s racial purity

    June 12, 2012 | 1:55 pm

    Hungary’s Medical Research Council requested an investigation of a company that tested a politician of the extremist right-wing Jobbik party for Jewish or Roma heritage, according to science journal Nature.

    The unnamed lawmaker requested the Nagy Gen Diagnostic and Research...

  • Mikvah: Calming Waters for a Chaotic Life

    By Amy Hirshberg Lederman

    September 7, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The first time I saw a mikvah I had no idea what it was. My college roommate took me to a small building behind her synagogue that looked like a storage unit. We entered a dimly lit area where a small, green-tiled pool dominated the shabby room. It was hardly appealing, and I was...