Monday, March 30, 2015 Nisan 10, 5775
Organization:
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
Location:
615 N Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
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Rodeph Shalom is a Reform congregation in Center City Philadelphia. As an inclusive community, we offer services, programs & activities for a diverse population, including interfaith couples & individuals of varied backgrounds & sexual

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk – What You Need to Know

October 6, 2013 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Register for this free educational program on understanding hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and who may be at increased genetic risk. BRCA mutations are found in people of different ethnic groups. However, 1 in 40 individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry carries a BRCA mutation. During this free educational program moderated by CBS3/CW Philly 57’s Stephanie Stahl, Dr.Susan M. Domchek of the University of Pennsylvania’s Basser Research Centerfor BRCA will help you

  • learn who is at risk for carrying a BRCA gene mutation.
  • understand the process of genetic counseling and testing.
  • discover the criteria for, and insurance coverage of, genetic testing.
  • develop strategies for talking about genetic risk and test results with family

Walk-ins are welcome. Free parking and refreshments will be provided. Register online or by calling our office at (610) 645-4567. This program is a partnership between LBBC and the University of Pennsylvania’s Basser Research Center for BRCA . It is made possible by a generous grant from Women of Vision of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. Please register by September 30.

More Events from Congregation Rodeph Shalom

Sat. Apr 4
Vie Catering Hall
5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Join us for a family friendly Passover Seder at the beautiful Vie Catering Hall, 600 North Broad Street. The seder will be conducted by RS clergy.
Fri. Apr 10
Passover
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Passover Shabbat Dinner following the 6pm Shabbat Service Open to Everyone So that we can properly prepare, we are asking that you PREPAY for your family and guests.
Sun. Apr 19
Yizkor candle
10:15 AM-11:15 AM
In recognition of Yom HaShoah, a Holcaust survivor will be speaking at our Sunday Seminar
Wed. May 13
FDR and the Jews
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Join us for our Weekday Scholar series with Alan Schwartz exploring the topic of Franklin Roosevelt and his relaionship with the Jewish population  

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Tue. Mar 31
National Museum of American Jewish History
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
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seder plate
7:00 PM-9:30 PM

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