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Ben-Gurion U geneticist Ohad Birk won a recent Doha Debate in Qatar, where he spoke for the motion: “This House believes marriage between close family members should be discouraged.” A Gulf report called him “the most compelling speaker” of the evening. His clinical work is with Negev Bedouin, where he’s seen frightful results of first-cousin marriage.