Deepti Hajela is an author at Religion News Service.
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Holocaust survivors offered DNA tests to help find family
By Deepti Hajela — December 1, 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York-based Center for Jewish History is launching the DNA Reunion Project, offering DNA testing kits for free through an application on its website.
Buffalo shooting latest example of targeted racial violence
By Aaron Morrison, Deepti Hajela, and Brendan Farrington — May 16, 2022
(AP) — For many Black Americans, the Buffalo shooting has stirred up the same fear and vulnerability they faced after Charleston and other attacks.
In Hinduism, women create spaces for their own leadership
By Deepti Hajela — December 13, 2021
(AP) — Women in Hinduism globally lead by building communities, taking on positions in organizations and passing on knowledge.
Two decades after 9/11, Muslim Americans still fighting bias
By Luis Andres Henao, Mariam Fam, and Deepti Hajela — September 7, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — As young American Muslims grew up under the shadow of 9/11, they faced hostility and surveillance, mistrust and suspicion, questions about their Muslim faith and doubts over their Americanness.
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