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To Tell or Not to Tell: Issues Related to Family Health and Genetics

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Feb 20, 2013
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Venue: Cong. Keter Torah (Teaneck, NJ) Cong. Keter Torah (Teaneck, NJ)

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Co-sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Program for Jewish Genetic Health, YU Connects, Congregation Keter Torah, Congregation Beth Abraham, and the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County, this panel discussion focused on some of the halachic, psychological, and practical issues that arise when considering one’s moral obligation to disclose medical and or genetic issues in the family to potential shidduchim. Panelists discussed issues such as hereditary cancers and mental illness in the family.

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Learning on the Marcos and Adina Katz YUTorah site is sponsored today by Alan and Fran Broder and family to commemorate the yahrzeit of their grandfather, Joseph Lipnick, A'H and by Rabbi Yaakov and Ruth Glasser in commemoration of the shloshim of Shlomo Menachem ben Hechaver Moshe Halevi and by Chana and Paul Gelb in memory of Chana's father Rabbi Levi Meier z"l, on his Yahrzeit and in memory of David Peyser Z”L, ר’ דוד בן ר׳ פנחס, by his loving family