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Students Host Innovative Genetic Screening Event

Students Host Innovative Genetic Screening Event

Free Feb. 14 Event Open to the Broader Community Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will partner with JScreen, a university-based nonprofit program specializing in carrier screening for genetic diseases common in the Jewish population, to host a free genetic screening event. The event, which will make screening for more than 100 genetic diseases

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YU Presents New Semester of Community Beit Midrash Program

Two Weekly Courses Explore Jewish Holidays and Evolving Relationship of Medicine and Jewish Law Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) will present a new semester of its Community Beit Midrash Program beginning February 10 with a six-week series of talks by two faculty members, Rabbi Kenneth Brander, vice president for university and community life at YU, and

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Responding to Tragedy in Israel

In Wake of Terror Attacks, Students, Faculty and Staff at Yeshiva University Show Support In the last few weeks, as Israel has been hit with another wave of terror attacks, students, faculty and staff at Yeshiva University have come together to reach out to Jews across the Atlantic and around the world. Last week, following

Taking Control

Medical Ethics Kollel Yom Rishon to Discuss Ethical and Halachic Implications of BRCA Screening and Elective Egg Freezing On Sunday, February 15, Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society, Center for the Jewish Future, Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon and Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon will partner to present a two-part program, “Taking Control: Ethical and

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