Congregation Beth Elohim was honored to have Lauren Corduck give the Shabbat evening drashon September 15, 2017. Her topic was: "Choose Life: Ashkenazi Jews and the Power of BRCA Screening".
Lauren Corduck has devoted her life to encouraging Jews to be tested for BRCA gene mutations, which cause ovarian, breast, and prostate cancer. She shared the life-saving work she is doing with the organization she founded, Oneinforty, which provides Jews with educational and emotional support regarding this urgent issue.
Click this link to view a recording of her 15-minute drash.