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As we hear more about women in STEM in the secular world, so too, parts of the Orthodox world are putting more of a focus on this in recent years. For Estie Rose, genetics is the perfect place for her to combine her interest in medicine with her compassion for […]
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As we hear more about women in STEM in the secular world, so too, parts of the Orthodox world are putting more of a focus on this in recent years. For Estie Rose, genetics is the perfect place for her to combine her interest in medicine with her compassion for […]
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What if you were genetically screened before you and your spouse got pregnant, but then gave birth to a child with a severe illness that could have been prevented? You might despair and lose hope, but if you were Randy Gold, an Orthodox Jew from Atlanta, you’d vow to make […]
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Hi Jew in the City- In my family, my father lights the menorah alone, but in my friends’ family, everyone lights their own menorah. Who should light it? Sincerely, Meira     Dear Meira- Thanks for your question. The prevalent practice among Sefardic Jews is for one menorah to be […]
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