DNA testing

A Different Kind Of Roots Journey

How DNA testing can reveal Jewish ancestry and shed light on the Zionist narrative.


When Noah Slepkov started using online genealogical tools to build a family tree, little did he know that his personal exploration might have significant implications for all of the Jewish people — including those not even aware of their Jewish roots.

The Jewish People Policy Institute presented a set of recommendations on genetic testing. Marc Israel Sellem/Pool/Flash 90

Fighting For The Innocent

Jewish Week Online Columnist

We all agree that a responsible government must have a strong, punitive justice system that maintains order and security. More harmful to our justice system than not catching the guilty, however, is punishing the innocent. Unfortunately, this happens too often.

There are six primary reasons for wrongful convictions:

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
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