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Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

If you are a Jewish woman of Ashkenazic (European or Eastern-European) descent between 20-70 years of age, you are invited to a free event: genetic screening for...

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Jewish woman nominated for premier’s Award of Colleges

Jewish woman nominated for premier’s Award of Colleges

“My Bubbie was my best friend. I wanted to spend every minute with her and to hear all the stories from Europe. When she passed away… a little part of my...

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Rabbi is among top 10 for CNN’s hero of the year

Rabbi is among top 10 for CNN’s hero of the year

One day, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg came upon a child screaming in hospital during a chemotherapy session and spontaneously stepped in to try to help. Extemporizing,...

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Gavriel Levy: ‘Sar’s liver could shut down any day, G-d forbid’

Gavriel Levy: ‘Sar’s liver could shut down any day, G-d forbid’

It’s been said that twins share a mysterious bond. That powerful connection was obvious when speaking to Gavriel Levy about his fraternal twin Sar, now in desperate...

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British medical journal editor ‘deeply’ regrets anti-Israel letter

British medical journal editor ‘deeply’ regrets anti-Israel letter

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) – The editor of British medical journal The Lancet said last Thursday that he “deeply” regrets publishing an open letter...

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