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Our Heritage & Our Health

Why are Ashkenazi Jews more likely to inherit certain genetic conditions?

Featuring guest speaker: Gary Frohlich, MS, CGC of Sanofi Genzyme will discuss the "Founder Effect," genetic conditions among Ashkenazi Jews, and the signs and symptoms of Gaucher Disease. Gaucher is one of the most common of Ashkenazi diseases, affecting 1 in 850, with 1 in 15 a carrier.

A kosher-style dinner will be provided (advance RSVP required). This event is free of charge, with dinner sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme. In partnership with Hadassah.

RSVP req'd by 11/7, marinhadassah@gmail.com

Sunday, 11/11/18

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Phone: 415-444-8000
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Cost:

Free

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Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

200 N. San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903

Website: Click to Visit