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The JGDC Presents at the URJ Biennial

The Jewish Genetic Disease “family” (JGDC, Victor Center, Program for Jewish
Genetic Health and JScreen) was present and active at the 2015 Union for Reform

Judaism’s Biennial Convention, held in Orlando, Fl.

JGDC Presentation

3:45-3:49 – Introduction – Marjorie Levy (Moderator appointed by URJ)

3:50-4:02 – JGDC Video/Grand Rounds, Couples Aware – Rabbi Peter Kasdan
4:03-4:15 – Dr. Adele Schneider: The Science of JGD. Powerpoint (including
info on JScreen)
4:16 – 4:28 – Dr. Susan Klugman: BRCA I & II
4:29 – 4:39 – Rabbi Sigma Coran – personal experiences dealing with
families/individuals within her congregation
4:40 – 4:50 – Rabbi Peter Kasdan: Congregational Programming Ideas
4:50 – 5:00 – Q & A

What’s in Our Genes: 10 Things to Know about Jewish Genetic Diseases

An article by Rabbi Peter E. Kasdan published by the Union of reform Judaism on their website: reformjudaism.org