Be a Part of Our Year-Long Celebration
2018 is a banner year at Hadassah as we mark four major milestones. Take advantage of one — or all — of these powerful opportunities to turn your passion into action with Hadassah — in the United States, Israel and online.
Join us as we mark the State of Israel's 70th anniversary, and recognize the powerful role Hadassah women played in making the dream of Israel a reality. At the same time, help us celebrate the impact Hadassah has had on Israel and throughout the world during the first hundred years of the Hadassah Medical Organization and the Hadassah School of Nursing, as we look at the ways Hadassah innovation today is shaping the future.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for From Passion to Action: Hadassah Women's Health & Advocacy Conference in May.
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Hadassah Women's Health & Advocacy Conference
May 15 - 17, 2018*
Join hundreds of Hadassah members, supporters, and Associates in Washington, DC, for a chance to learn from top women's health experts and stakeholders, hone your skills, and network with like-minded women who turn passion to action. Plus, you won't want to miss our spectacular Hadassah Medical Organization Gala, celebrating Hadassah's contributions to the world through groundbreaking research in service to humanity. Sign up now, and save with our early bird registration rates.
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Advocacy in Action:
Day on the Hill
May 17, 2018
Women's health equity needs advocates like you! During this empowering Day on the Hill, meet with your members of Congress to let them know you support a strong US-Israel relationship and women's health equity. Join us in the nation's capital on the final day of Hadassah Women's Health & Advocacy Conference. Let's show policymakers the Power of Women Who Advocate!
Women's Health Empowerment Summit
May 16, 2018
Join Hadassah and the Coalition for Women's Health Equity for an afternoon of timely briefings from policymakers, advocates and thought leaders. During this afternoon summit, you'll learn about key opportunities to advance women's health through awareness raising and positive policy change. You'll hear how you can get more involved with the Coalition’s efforts to eradicate disparities and discrimination in women's health — from disease prevention, medical research, healthcare access and treatment.
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From Dream to Innovation: Israel Milestone Mission
October 7-15, 2018
What better time to be in the state of Israel than for a national celebration of its 70th anniversary! Be part of Hadassah's Milestone Mission as we celebrate four milestones – Israel's 70th, plus the 100th anniversaries of the Hadassah Medical Organization, the Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing, and the Department of Ophthalmology. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate Hadassah's pioneering vision and HMO's accomplishments alongside hundreds of other members of the extended Hadassah family. This will be the Israel vacation of a lifetime.
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2018: A Year of Milestones
Find inspiration in the past as we look to the future and what we can accomplish together. Learn more about Hadassah and the Power of Women Who Do, and why we continue to be the largest Jewish women’s organization in America.
Hadassah Medical Organization @ 100
Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing @ 100
Hadassah Department of Ophthalmology @100
Israel @ 70
Hadassah Medical Organization @100
With two world-class hospitals in Jerusalem, HMO is a testament to The Power of Women Who Do — the women of Hadassah. A small group of women in New York set in motion what was to become a medical institution renowned for extraordinary patient care and pioneering research. Along the way, they created the infrastructure that is the basis for today’s Israeli public healthcare system. In 1918, a hundred years ago, Hadassah sent our first delegation of 45 doctors, nurses, dentists and sanitary engineers to combat intolerable health conditions in postwar Palestine. The rest is history.
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Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing @100
The Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing is marking a century of innovation. Firmly at the forefront of nursing education, more than 2,500 School of Nursing graduates have taken their place as leaders in the field of nursing in Israel and abroad — committed to public health, advancing research, and innovations in treatment and care. Read more about 100 years of Hadassah Nursing.
Department of Ophthalmology @100
Fighting eye disease and eye care have been part of Hadassah’s history from the beginning. In 2018, HMO's Department of Ophthalmology is marking a century of service. Today the department is a powerhouse—a leader in clinical and academic ophthalmology.
State of Israel @70
Since before there was a state of Israel, Hadassah has played an integral role built around a vision for the health and wellbeing of the land and all of its people. This vision — brought to life through Hadassah's hands-on, practical Zionism — is now woven into the fabric of modern-day Israel.