Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775
Organization:
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
Cost:
This is a Free Event opened to the community

Location

7763 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19026
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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

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