Tay-Sachs

Training Rabbis To Promote Screening

Ashkenazi Jews are potential carriers for 16 devastating genetic ailments: how tests can prevent a lot of heartache.

10/26/2010
Editorial Assistant

Steve Hoffman had never heard of Tay-Sachs Disease. When his eldest son, Harry, was diagnosed with the disease at 5 ½ months, he and his wife were shocked and devastated.

Rabbis gathered last week to hear from parents of children with genetic diseases. Steven Rosen Photography
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