This week’s Jewish parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read.
– With a blood sample from the pregnant woman and a saliva sample from the father, researchers can now find out all sorts of things about the fetus–from detection of disorders like Tay-Sachs, cases of mental retardation, and even characteristics like “athletic prowess.” (NYT)
– New York City’s prestigious prep-school, Horace Mann, is now the subject of the latest school-wide sex scandal, as former students have come out with multiple accounts of teachers who forced sexual relationships with their students. Read one alumna’s reaction right here on Kveller. (NYT)