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Monday, Jul 24 2017

Pollin Center: Almost Five Years Old and Soaring

More than 10,000 women and 16,500 girls under the age of 18 have participated in the intensive...

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Monday, Jul 24 2017

Chicago Recap: Dynamic Jerusalem Cuisine with Food Guru Shannon Sarna

Hadassah Chicago-North Shore (CNS) hosted Hadassah food guru Shannon Sarna -- spokesperson for...

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Thursday, Jul 13 2017

Hadassah Gives Gift of Hearing to Deaf Boy from Gaza

Mohammed, a youngster from Gaza, was born without the ability to hear. Thanks to Hadassah...

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Wednesday, Jul 12 2017

The Woman Behind the Trailblazing Treatment

Hadassah’s Prof. Michal Lotem, a trailblazer in melanoma research and healing, is treating her...

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Wednesday, Jul 12 2017

Medical Clown Nehama’s Blog, Chapter Three

In this blog, I bring you a lyrical story by Medical Clown Shiri Breuer, entitled “Miracles Do...

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Thursday, Jul 6 2017

Hadassah Stem Cell Pioneer Singled Out for Clinical Success

Dial back 20 years. Who was one of the first trailblazers in stem cell research? Prof. Benjamin...

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Thursday, Jul 6 2017

Israel Hosts International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health with Delegates from 16 Countries

A collaborative endeavor initiated by Hadassah Australia with Melbourne’s Monash Univeristy and...

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Thursday, Jul 6 2017

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Orphans Sing with Hadassah

In synch with its philosophy that children with HIV/AIDS need more than just medicine, the...

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Thursday, Jun 22 2017

The Youth Aliyah Family

Call him Boris. He knew violence close up. His alcoholic father beat him, his sister and their...

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Tuesday, Jun 20 2017

Drug May Prevent Recurrence of Aggressive Cancer

An international team led by Hadassah Hospital Oncologist Dr. Amir Sonnenblick reveals that...

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Tuesday, Jun 20 2017

Send in the Clowns: A Hadassah UK Dispatch

This week Hadassah UK (HUK) brought in one of the Hadassah Medical Organization's best and more...

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Tuesday, Jun 20 2017

Rising Genetics Star Receives Prestigious Award

Hadassah Hospital Geneticist Dr. Tamar Harel, who is looking into the underlying genetic reasons...

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Monday, Jun 19 2017

Women's Health Empowerment Summit: A Success

Attendees from coast to coast came together to learn, network, and identify strategic next steps...

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Monday, Jun 19 2017

A Call To Action from the Women's Health Empowerment Summit

The Coalition for Women’s Health Equity’s inaugural Women’s Health Empowerment Summit was a...

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Monday, Jun 19 2017

Feminism & Zionism: Exploring Recent Tensions

On June 8, nearly 100 women and men gathered in downtown Manhattan for a discussion on “Feminism...

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Friday, Jun 16 2017

Hadassah Magazine Wins Big in Journalism Awards

Hadassah Magazine has won seven Simon Rockower Awards, the annual prizes handed out by the...

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Friday, Jun 16 2017

Hadassah’s Director General Receives Honorary PhD from Cyprus Medical School

For sharing his knowledge and experience with senior officials in the Cyprus medical system,...

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Monday, Jun 12 2017

Ethiopia’s First Lady Identifies with Hadassah’s Mission

Her Excellency Roman Tesfaye, first lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a...

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Friday, Jun 9 2017

DC Celebrates: 50 years. 50 States. 2 Capitals.

Gillian Sescoe, Washington Advocacy Team Leader attends the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary...

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Thursday, Jun 8 2017

Hadassah Doctors Discover Bullet
in 12-Year-Old’s Arm

Muhammad Baduan, age 12, had been experiencing pain in his arm on and off for months. Hadassah...

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Thursday, Jun 8 2017

We Are Here: Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter 4

Babies are a sign of life. New life and new beginnings. That is one of the reasons why I love my...

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Thursday, Jun 8 2017

Advocacy Update - June 8, 2017

Following the successful Women's Health Empowerment Summit, we must speak out for women's health...

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Wednesday, Jun 7 2017

Jewish Hadassah Nurse Breastfeeds Baby of Injured Palestinian Mom

It was Friday night in the Emergency Room at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem. Nurse Ola Ostrovsky-Zak...

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Monday, Jun 5 2017

Hadassah Cutting-Edge Neuropsychiatrist Keynotes Alzheimer’s Conference

“The key is to give medicines much earlier--before the brain material has been destroyed by...

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Friday, Jun 2 2017

Music Therapy in the Atrium

In the atrium of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem’s Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower sits a...

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Monday, Jun 5 2017

Hadassah UK Volunteer Teams Up with Hadassah to Save Mosul Kids

Sally Becker, a volunteer and past trustee of Hadassah United Kingdom, is on a mission to save...

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Thursday, May 25 2017

Jerusalem Reunification Jubilee: Celebrating Hadassah’s Vision

“I stand here in the footsteps of the giants whose vision and courage to build Zion continues to...

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Tuesday, May 23 2017

First Ladies Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu Visit Hadassah Hospital

Please share our pride in Hadassah Hospital, singled out by the Israeli government to showcase...

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Tuesday, May 23 2017

The Jewish Community of Venezuela

American news sources have been reporting on the economic crisis in Venezuela for months. The...

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Monday, May 15 2017

East Jerusalem Students Celebrate Revolution in Eating Habits, Thanks to Hadassah

Representatives of Hadassah's Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness Center for Women were...

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Monday, May 15 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter 3B: The Weismark Miracle and a Bat Mitzvah Gift

Kinneret Weismark was born with a big bang! Her mother, Ilana Weismark, suffered an amniotic...

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Thursday, May 11 2017

Where to Teach Your Children Well(ness): In the Garden & At The Farmer's Market

Passover is behind us, and spring has truly sprung. Hopefully your bulbs have bloomed, the...

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Wednesday, May 10 2017

Hadassah’s Melanoma Maven Featured in Hadassah Magazine

Metastatic melanoma is typically fatal, but Hadassah Hospital’s Prof. Michal Lotem, a...

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Wednesday, May 10 2017

Three Generations of Detroit Davidsons Propel Hadassah Forward

For a century, members of Detroit’s Jewish community have been strong supporters of Hadassah and...

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Friday, May 5 2017

DATE WITH THE STATE DISPATCH: Austin, Texas

One April Monday morning, 39 Hadassah members of the Hadassah Greater Southwest Region went to...

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Friday, May 5 2017

EVOLVE: A Daylong Retreat in Southern CA

Presented by Hadassah Southern California, a one-day retreat called Celebrating YOU, brought...

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Thursday, May 4 2017

Combating UN Bias: Hadassah Briefing with Israel UN Amb. David Roet

“Todah, thank you, for all that you do,” said Ambassador David Roet, Israel's deputy permanent...

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Monday, May 1 2017

Hadassah Surgeon to Light Torch at Jerusalem Independence Day Ceremony

Meet Prof. Ahmed Eid of Hadassah Hospital, who will light the torch at Jerusalem's Independence...

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Tuesday, Apr 25 2017

Hadassah Performs World First Two-Robot Repair of Complex Spinal Break

Suffering six broken vertebrae and leg fractures in two places, Mr. Schwartz was brought to the...

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Monday, Apr 24 2017

Hadassah Surgeon Saves Hands of Border Guards

It was cold and dark outside the Lions Gate of the Old City at 4 am on March 13, the day on which...

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Monday, Apr 24 2017

Hadassah’s New Home Away from Home for Parents with Ill Children

Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus now houses Israel’s first Pediatric Palliative and Supportive Care...

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Monday, Apr 24 2017

Medical Clown Nehama's Blog, Chapter Two

One of the special things I value about working at Hadassah Hospital is the gathering of people...

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