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JELF Special Event Featuring Jeffrey Stepakoff- August 28

JELF is thrilled to present another exciting evening, benefiting Jewish students for higher education on Wednesday, August 28 at 6:30pm at the Coca Cola Roxy Theater at the Battery Atlanta.  This year, the featured speaker is Atlanta native Jeffrey Stepakoff, entertainment industry specialist and Executive Director of the GA Film Academy.  

Tickets and table sales are underway, so please remember to get yours before it is too late at

Strong Women Fellowship

The Strong Women: Know Them, Be Them fellowship is an empowering educational cohort providing Jewish teens in Atlanta with unparalleled access to strong women leaders, thinkers and voices shaping the world we live in today.  

Applications being accepted now and will close August 30, 2019   Apply at for more information!

BRCA Testing:  Think It's Not For You?  Think Again!

Hadassah Medical Organization of Greater Atlanta is partnering with Emory’s JScreen Program and the Winship Cancer Institute to present an educational event on the BRCA gene and testing on Tuesday, September 17, at Congregation Or Hadash, 7460 Trowbridge Road in Sandy Springs.   The event begins at 7pm.

Did you know that Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jews are at 10 times greater risk to have a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, regardless of their personal or family history of cancer? A BRCA mutation puts a person at greater risk for certain cancers, including breast, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate. Anyone with a mutation also has a 50 percent chance of passing it down to each of his/her male and female children.

JScreen is launching THE PEACH BRCA Study, which includes free testing.  Join us at this educational event to find out more about BRCA, the study itself and to see if you're eligible to participate.

Register for this FREE event at

Wed, September 18 2019 18 Elul 5779