June 24, 2014
The Program for Jewish Genetic Health and our genetic screening services at Montefiore Medical Center were mentioned in a column written in The Forward by columnist Jay Michaelson.
PJGH genetic counselor Chani Wiesman spoke to The Jewish Week about MyJewishGeneticHealth.com, common myths in genetics, insurance issues and BRCA gene testing.
PJGH genetic counselor Estie Rose wrote an article in the Jewish Press about the importance of disclosing genetics-related issues during the dating stage and not letting stigma get in the way of healthy relationships.
PJGH genetic counselor Chani Wiesman wrote an article in The Jewish Press aimed at debunking the common myths of genetic counseling.
August 30, 2013
PJGH genetic counselor Estie Rose wrote an article in The Jewish Press about genetic counseling and the various services available at most genetics offices.
June 28, 2013
The Jewish Standard of Bergen and Rockland published an article about the PJGH's GeneSights Jewish Genetics Online Educational Series.
May 24, 2013
PJGH genetic counselor Chani Wiesman was quoted in "The Forward" in an article about actress Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy after learning she was a carrier of a BRCA gene mutation.
May 10, 2013
PJGH genetic counselor Chani Wiesman wrote an opinion piece in "The Jewish Press" about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, and the value of BRCA gene screening and knowing one's family history.
April 18, 2013
PJGH genetic counselor Chani Wiesman was quoted in an article in "The Forward" about the U.S. Supreme Court's review of Myriad Genetics' patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
January 23, 2013
PJGH genetic counselor Estie Rose wrote an opinion piece in "The Jewish Press" about the important role that Rabbis and other Jewish educators play in making sure their constituents are aware of Jewish genetic disease carrier screening.
October 18, 2012
PJGH Medical Director Susan Klugman, MD penned an article about Jewish genetic disease carrier screening on the Union for Reform Judaism's "News & Views of Reform Jews" blog.
PJGH Genetic Counselor Estie Rose is quoted in an article in "The Jewish Week" about a new genetic testing technology known as "microarray. Estie comments on the ambiguous results that microarray can provide, making genetic counseling all the more important.
August 13, 2012
PJGH Genetic Counselor Chani Weisman is quoted in two articles in The Forward's annual "Genetics" supplement. First, she provides clarity on the differences between the PJGH's Jewish genetic disease carrier screening program and that of Dor Yeshorim's. In another article, she comments on the increasing complexity of genetic testing.
August 2, 2012
PJGH Genetic Counselor Estie Rose provides commentary to The Jewish Week on the importance of Jewish genetic disease carrier screening.
July 9, 2012
The Wall Street Journal highlighted the generosity of Michael Stoler and his Foundation for Medical Evaluation and Early Detection toward our Jewish genetic disease carrier screening program.
March 23, 2012
Our partners at the Greater Omaha Committee on Jewish Genetic Testing recently published the results of the Jewish genetic disease carrier testing program they spearheaded last May.
December 7, 2011
Read about our most recent rabbinical symposium, "Guiding Your Congregants Through the Lifecycle: Halachic, Scientific, Clinical, Pastorial and Counseling Approaches to Genetic Issues," held in conjunction with YU's Center for the Jewish Future.
October 23, 2011
Dr. Susan Klugman, Director of Community Services and Clinical Outreach, was interviewed by Rabbi Joseph Potasnik on WABC Radio's "Religion on the Line" about the importance of testing for the 18 Jewish Genetic Diseases before pregnancy. Dr. Klugman's interview can be heard by fast forwarding to the 59-minute mark.
October 19, 2011
A letter from Dr. Susan Klugman, Director of Community Services and Clinical Outreach, appears in "The New York Times," in response to an essay from a mother of a child with Tay-Sachs disease
August 8, 2011
Dr. Susan Gross, Program Founder and Director, speaks with "The Forward"
"The Forward" visits a community screening sponsored by the Program for Jewish Genetic Health
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