Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
This is a Free Event opened to the community


7763 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19026
Congregation Adath Jeshurun is an inclusive, egalitarian Conservative synagogue welcoming all irrespective of gender, race, or sexual orientation. Dual-faith families who want to be involved in the Jewish community are also welcomed.

Congregation Adath Jeshurun AJWA Sisterhood Presents Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

November 10, 2013 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Take Control of YOUR Health! Understand YOUR Risks! Learn More About YOUR Genetic Connection to Cancer! Sunday, November 10, 9:30 AM (Following 9:00 AM Minyan) On Sunday, November 10, following 9:00 a.m. minyan, the AJWA Sisterhood will host FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)* and Penn Medicine's Basser Research Center for BRCA at their opening event. Together, they invite you to a FREE screening of In the Family, a documentary by Joanna Rudnik, a BRCA**-positive filmmaker. In the Family chronicles the stories of families undergoing genetic testing, the decisions they make as a result, and the impact those decisions have on their lives. Event Program Moderator Sandra Cohen of FORCE, as featured in Time Magazine, October 28, 2013 An after-film presentation and panel discussion will include: Sandra Cohen, Panel Moderator, FORCE Vice President, Volunteer Programs; Rebecca Mueller, MS, CGC, CCRC, Basser Research Center for BRCA, Outreach Coordinator; and the wonderful women of AJWA Sisterhood, whose lives have a connection to this subject, sharing personal accounts of empowerment. YOU should attend if you have: Family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry Personal history of breast or ovarian cancer

More Events from Congregation Adath Jeshurun

Sun. Dec 18
1:00 PM
Sing-Along with the Youth Choirs of the Kehillah of Old York Road Followed by a Fun-Filled Concert by Robbo! 

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