Monthly Archives: February 2015

Prof Ephrat Levy-Lahad Named One of “Top 100”

Professor Ephrat Levy-Lahad, Director of the Fuld Family Department of Genetics in Shaare Zedek Medical Center, has been named one of the “Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2014” by The Algemeiner newspaper.

In 2014, Prof. Levy-Lahad released a study recommending that all women of Ashkenazi origin be screened for two breast-cancer predisposition genes from the age of 30. The Algemeiner awarded Prof. Levy-Lahad this honor for the lives that that will be saved based on her suggestion for increased screening. This study received international attention and has already influenced screening practices in some areas

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Super Bowl XLIX Halftime with Shaare Zedek #baskinthecool

We know that the commercials are almost as exciting as the game itself for many people watching the Super Bowl. So at halftime, we urge you to “tune in” to the Kosher Halftime Show, hosted by Jewish radio icon Nachum Segal,, to see our commercial. #baskinthecool

The Kosher Halftime Show will feature Soulfarm, led by Grammy Award winning guitarist C Lanzbom and lead singer Noah Solomon Chase. Together with drummer Ben Antelis and Grammy Award winning bassist Mitch Friedman, Soulfarm will play three songs, including the debut of “Shalom Lach Eretz Nehederet.” This Hebrew song is a remake about wandering away from and then returning to Israel.

Nachum’s trademark humor and commentary on the Jewish music scene and Jewish community life will provide background for the entire program.

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