Jewish student-led event explores “What’s In Your Genes”
By Elizabeth Tabbouche
What we cannot see often dictates our future.
On Sunday, Nov. 15, a virtual panel of genetic counselors presented to over fifty students about the importance of genetic testing and counseling in an event that spread awareness and educated the Jewish community and people of all ...
Hillel holds genetic disease awareness week
By Jamie Weissman
Shira Neuman said she learned about the importance of genetic screening when she was in high school. The Maryland Hillel JLIC Orthodox educator used the practice to confirm if she and her future husband were carriers for genetic diseases they could potentially pass on to their children.
Now, the same opportunity ...