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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

‘Hero’ contest winner has high hopes for genetic testing of Jewish couples

By Jacob Kamaras, JointMedia News Service December 28, 2011

Before getting married, Randy and Caroline Gold did "everything right," Randy recalls. They proactively asked both of their doctors to test them for Jewish genetic diseases. The problem was, Randy was tested for just two diseases, and Caroline for those...

Opening day of the General Assembly of The Jewish Federations of
North America in Denver, Nov. 6, 2011. ( Eric Stephenson for
JFNA)

At GA, Federation plan for overseas seen as blow to Jewish Agency

By URIEL HEILMAN, JTA, DENVER November 9, 2011

After a decades-long partnership that saw the Jewish Agency for Israel serve as the official, exclusive Zionist arm of North America's Jewish community federations, the federation system is getting ready to date other partners. But Jewish Agency officials...

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