Moment Takes On Genes And Religion

By | Jul 05, 2012
Culture, Latest

It’s summer. We know what’s on your mind: the connection between genes and religion. Well, you’re in luck, folks!

That’s right, our July/August issue is out now, with the answers to all your genetic questions. Is there a Jewish gene? Are people hard-wired to believe in God? Do Jews really have more stomachaches? How many Catholics have Jewish ancestry? What does Judaism have to say about genetically modified food?

Plus: Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher reports from Tunisia on the North African country’s dwindling Jewish community; a look at Olympia, Washington, a community fractured by the Israeli/Palestinian conflict; and a profile of Soviet dissident turned Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky.


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