Archives for August 2019
The Palliative Care Center for Kids With Chronic Diseases
Hadassah’s Pediatric Palliative and Supportive Care Center supports young patients with long-term health issues and their families.
Ashkenazi Jewish Women Should Be Screened for Cancer Genes
One in 40 Ashkenazi Jews have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, compared with one in 300 people in the general population, according to studies.
In Cultural Shift, Day Schools Are Investing in Special Needs
Jewish schools across the country are investing in professional development, additional staff and revised curricula to better serve students with mental, cognitive or social disabilities.
Venezuelan Opposition Leader Appoints Rabbi as Envoy to Israel
Brener, rabbi emeritus of the Union Israelita de Caracas synagogue and a former chief Ashkenazi rabbi of Venezuela, was approved for the position by Congress on Tuesday.