Following are a host of resources pertaining to Jewish genetic health issues, as well as links to other organizations performing Jewish genetic disease carrier screening outside of the New York metropolitan area:
A Practical Guide to Building a Healthy Family
Table of Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases
What's Jewish About Breast and Ovarian Cancer: 5 Things You Should Know
Frequently Asked Questions About Genetic Testing
When to See a Cancer Genetic Counselor
Rabbinical endorsement letter for pre-conception Jewish genetic disease carrier screening from Roshei Yeshiva
Rabbinical endorsement letter for genetic screening for (BRCA) mutations that may cause an increased risk for hereditary cancers (Rabbi Mordechai Willig
What's a Rabbi to Do?
Dr. Norman Blumenthal's "What to Say and Not to Say" (useful phrases to say and to stay away from when a congregant calls you with a crisis)
Basic Guide to Genetic Testing (a two-sided card for Rabbis to use with their congregants for a simple explanation of genetic testing)
YUTorah.org (search term: Genetics)
There are other community screening and education groups throughout the country. We are proud to work with these organizations in the shared mission of promoting Jewish genetic health. We encourage you to visit their sites as well
The Center for Jewish GeneticsScreening in the greater Chicago area
Jewish Genetic Disease Center of Greater Phoenix Screening in the greater Phoenix area
Victor Centers for Jewish Genetic DiseasesScreening in Philadelphia, Boston and Miami
Jewish Genetic Disease ConsortiumDedicated to increasing awareness about Jewish genetic diseases and the importance of carrier screening
JScreen Jewish Genetic Testing At-home genetic testing kits
Basser Research Center for BRCA Dedicated to delivering cutting-edge research in basic and clinical sciences to advance the care of individuals who carry BRCA mutations.
The Program for Jewish Genetic Health draws on the resources of Yeshiva University and Einstein to serve as a reputable Jewish genetic health professional resource network and support center. To request hard copies or to seek permission to re-use any of the resources listed on this page, please contact email@example.com.