Tuesday, October 29, 2013


To all our members,
We are grateful that you made the effort to attend last night’s event. It was only your active participation that enabled its great success. 
The extraordinary success of our program was due to our talented presenters. We started with Dr. Rabin Rahmani's clear presentation, followed by the powerful treatment explanation by Dr. Asher Kornbluth, and the insightful view of Pediatric IBD by Dr. Keith Benkov.
Rabbi Binyumin Eisenberger’s Divrei Chizuk were truly inspirational and fortifying. They offered a perspective with which our IBD family could identify and absorb.

Additionally, we owe parcels of gratitude to individuals who gave of their time and warmly contributed in many ways to the success of our evening.

First and foremost, our very special friends at CCFA (Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America), the greater New York Chapter.  You are our sounding board, our backbone, and our true encouragement.   
Mr. Jeffery Justin, President; We missed you last night and wish you good luck in all your undertakings.
Mrs. Rhondell Demilici, Executive Director; for standing at our side at all times.   
An Extra special thanks to Mr. Sergio Seijes, Regional Education and Support Manager; Sergio, your dedication along with your nimble coordination of the night’s event are beyond words. We are forever grateful. 
Harav R' Chaim Mayer Hager, JCCSG Administrator/Medical Referrals; We owe you a thank you that is indescribable. You put your heart and soul into assisting each Crohn’s and colitis sufferer with incredible devotion. You are our lifeline, our support, and a dynamic figure in our organization.    
R' Eluzer Dovid Follman, JCCSG Board Member; for your incredible input. Our appreciation is boundless. You so skillfully conducted the evening with much tact. David, you did it again! An extra thanks for being so helpful before our event…
R' and Mrs. Shimon Ozer Tellerfor being here to help us, adding a burst of color to all awards presented.
R' Asher Zelig Rosenberg, your help in the last few weeks and especially 15 minutes before the event is unusual! Asher Zelig, I can't wait to spread the word of your help to the Crohn's and Colitis family...   

Last but not least, Maimonides Medical Center; for co-sponsoring the event. Your contribution enabled the success of the event. Thanks again! 
Special thanks to Mr. Douglas H. Jablon, Vice President of Patient Relations & Volunteer Services, and Special Assistant to the President,  for all his help.
Dina Albanese, Administrative Manager/Event Planner, a special thank you for your overtime work.
Rabbi Benzion Leser, Rabbi/Chaplain; your time and effort made it happen!  
CD's will be sold in the future; please expect further details. 
Please feel free to refer any Crohn's or Colitis patient whom we can  help to us  in order to add them to our contact list.
On the same note, we strongly value your comments, feedback, and insight which will enable us to better serve our patients and the community as a whole.
We thank you again for enhancing our event!
All the best!

Yoely Drummer
Founder & Executive Director 

Monday, October 28, 2013


Hi everyone,

This is just a friendly reminder to TONIGHT'S Symposium taking place at "The Spinka Hall, 1466 56th Street, Brooklyn NY 11219", at 7:30pm promptly. 

Your presence will greatly enhance the event. Come and be inspired. and please try to be on time so we should be able to start and end on time.

We hope to greet you personally.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Divrei Chizuk at our Symposium

A Giten Erev Shabbos,

We are honored to notify you that HaGuan Harav Biyomin Eisenberger Shlita, Rav of Bais HaMedrish Heichel HaTefilla, will address our "Education Symposium and Support Event" next week, and will give Divrei Chizuk.

דרשה נפלאה ודברי חיזוק:
הרב הגאון הצדיק המפורסם, פה מפיק מרגליות
רבי בנימין אייזענבערגער שליט"א
רב דקהל היכל התפילה - בארא פארק

Since all our advertisements have been sent out, please help us spread the word in the community.

Also, we would like to let you know that you can still send in your questions for our three doctor's panel.
Please specify if the question is regarding a pediatric patient.

A Git Shabbos!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Our Yiddish Ad for Event #5

Our English Ad for Event #5

JCCSG Education Symposium and Support Event #5 in BP

To all our friends,

Here are some additional details regarding our next "JCCSG Education Symposium and Support Event". Due to overwhelming demand, we have scheduled for the first time an inaugural education program for parents and caregivers with reference to current topics in Pediatric IBD.

This event will take place next week Monday, פרשת תולדות, October 28, 2013. At The Spinka Hall, 1466 56th St., Borough Park, Brooklyn NY 11219. Starting at 7:30pm Sharp!

As in previous events, we will have educational presentations. For adults our program includes:
  • Treatment Approaches in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Dr. Asher Kornbluth, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD):
Dr. Rabin Rahmani, M.D.
Physician at Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Associates. 
Director of Medical Education and Research Department of Gastroenterology of Maimonides Medical Center

For Pediatric IBD:
  • Understanding Pediatric IBD & Growth
Dr. Keith J. Benkov, M.D.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology,
Director, The Children's IBD Center at Mount Sinai

We will have a question and answer session led by a three doctor panel.
Please call or email with your questions in advance as we will only be able to accept some questions at the event.

For any other comments and suggestions, please feel free to contact us anytime by phone or email.

Also, please help us spread the word. You probably know some people who are not on our mailing list... please forward this email to them.

We look forward to keeping you updated.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

JCCSG Event #5 in BP

Hi all,

Burech HaShem we are finally here again! We are proud to announce about our "5th" JCCSG Education & Support Event!

This event will be held for the first time in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Monday פרשת תולדות, October the 28th.

Please reserve the date! and help us spread the word!

Details will follow!!!

For comments, ideas and suggestions (or to help us) feel free to contact us anytime by email or phone.