Can We Talk? continues with ‘To Test or Not to Test? Jews & Genetics’

Can We Talk? program on Jews and Genetics, May 14

The Jewish Light, in collaboration with the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish Community Center, will hold the next Can We Talk? panel discussion on “To Test or Not to Test? Jews & Genetics” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14at the JCC’s Carl & Helene Mirowitz Performing Arts and Banquet Center at the Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. Panelists will include: 

• Jennifer Ivanovich, Genetic Counselor and Director of the Young Women’s Breast Program in St. Louis

• Dr. Ira Kodner, Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine and Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values

• Lynne Kipnis, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist with a longstanding interest in women’s health issues, including hereditary cancer risks in the Jewish community.

The event is free and open to the public but RSVPs requested by March 12 to Diane Maier at 314-442-3190 or [email protected]; or RSVP online at

The Can we Talk? quarterly series is generously supported by the Harvey Kornblum Foundation.