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Nov 2016

Hadassah Calls for Improvements, Careful Review of 21st Century Cures

Last week, congressional leadership revived negotiations for the 21st Century Cures and Innovation for Healthier Americans legislation, which lack crucial provisions to protect female patients. The...
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Jun 2016

Pioneer Serving Women Exiting Prostitution In Israel Awarded Hadassah Foundation’s Bernice S. Tannenbaum Prize

The Hadassah Foundation has awarded the 2016 Bernice S. Tannenbaum Prize to Lilach Tzur Ben-Moshe, the Founder and Executive Director of Turning the Tables, a Tel Aviv-based organization that...
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Jun 2016

Knesset's First Woman Speaker Dalia Itzik Confirmed for  Hadassah's 98th National Convention (July 25-28) in Atlanta, GA

Dalia Itzik, the first woman Speaker of the Knesset and formerly President (Interim) of Israel, is confirmed for Hadassah’s 98th National Convention announced Ellen Hershkin, National President,...
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May 2016

Gwyneth Paltrow to Receive "The Power of Our Dreams" Award on July 25th at Hadassah 2016 National Convention in Atlanta

Gwyneth Paltrow, Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning actress, NY Times best-selling author, singer, entrepreneur and businesswoman, will receive Hadassah's "The Power of Our Dreams" Award on Monday,...
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May 2016

Hadassah Announces 2016 Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Recipients

The 2016 Leaders of Tomorrow Award recipients are Mikayla Carno-Harf, 17, a junior at Beachwood High School, Beachwood, OH and Adina Tuchman, 17, also a junior, from Western High School, Davie, FL.
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Apr 2016

The Hadassah Foundation Awards $365,000 in Grants to Israeli Organizations

NEW YORK, APRIL 18, 2016 - The Hadassah Foundation, which invests in social change to empower girls and women in Israel and the United States, is excited to announce it has given $365,000 in grants...
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Apr 2016

Israel Ministry of Health Survey Rates Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem Emergency Room #1 in Patient Satisfaction

Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem Emergency Room in Jerusalem has been rated #1 with a 63% for patient satisfaction, according to a Ministry of Health survey, announced Ellen Hershkin, National...
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Mar 2016

Every Beat Counts: Hadassah's Heart Health Program™ Makes Sure Every Step Counts With 2016 Virtual Walking Route from Jerusalem to Atlanta, GA

Every Beat Counts: Hadassah's Heart Health Program™ opens 2016 registration for Every Step Counts: Hadassah's Walking Program, announced Ellen Hershkin, President, Hadassah, The Women’s...
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Feb 2016

Hadassah Medical Organization’s Heart Imaging Tracer Advances to First-in-Human Trials with $4M EU Grant

Jerusalem-based Hadassah Medical Organization’s (HMO) innovative radioactive heart imaging tracer project, which enables cardiologists to noninvasively and quantitatively view specific changes of...
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Jan 2016

Stem Cell Infusion Inhibits ALS Disease Progression

ALS treatment utilizing a stem cell infusion protocol has significantly slowed the progression of ALS. Performed at Hadassah Medical Organization and developed by the US/Israeli biotech company...
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Jan 2016

Hadassah and National Council of Jewish Women Partner on Jewish Day of Action to #EndHumanTrafficking

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) and Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc., are joining forces for the second year in a row to raise visibility during January —...
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Nov 2015

Hadassah Medical Organization Names Prof. Zeev Rotstein as Director General Commencing January 2016

Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America Inc., announced today that Prof. Zeev Rotstein will serve as the Director General of Hadassah Medical...
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Oct 2015

Statement on Recent UNESCO Resolution

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, stands with Israel in the face of attacks on both its sovereignty and security, deploring the passage of this incendiary resolution.
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Oct 2015

Hadassah Partners with Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Movement for Women's Health Summit on Tuesday, October 13 in Los Angeles

Hadassah and Cancer Schmancer Unite to Spark National Discussion on Women’s Health Issues
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Oct 2015

Molly Antopol Named 2015 Ribalow Prize Winner By Hadassah Magazine

Hadassah Magazine is pleased to announce that Molly Antopol, author of the acclaimed short story collection The UnAmericans, is the winner of the 2015 Harold U. Ribalow Prize for Jewish fiction....
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Sep 2015

Hadassah Members Nationwide Meet With Members of Congress and Push for Legislative Action on Gender Equity in Medical Research

Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc., was encouraged by last week’s passage of Senate Resolution 242, sponsored by all 20 female senators, urging action on gender disparities...
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Sep 2015

National Jewish Memorial Wall (NJMW.org) Announces Partnership with Hadassah

Commemoration and remembrance platform National Jewish Memorial Wall and Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. announces a partnership that brings improved in-memory-of...
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Sep 2015

Shiva.com Partners with Hadassah to Create New Sympathy Content

Jewish sympathy website shiva.com announces a partnership with Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc. to provide content for remembering loved ones and expressing condolences.
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