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Jul 2017

Press Release: Hadassah Doctors Save Life of Birthright Student Kimberly Winkler After Massive Brain Aneurysm

HMO doctors saved the life of Michigan College Student Kimberly Winkler, who suffered a burst aneurysm while she was in Israel on a Birthright program.
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Jun 2017

Chicago Youth Educator 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 2017

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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May 2017

Leaders Of Tomorrow 2017 Award Scholarship Recipients News Release

Hadassah has named its 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow Award scholarship recipients, it was announced by Ellen Hershkin, National President, Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc....
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May 2017

Coalition for Women's Health Equity Convenes Women's Health Empowerment Summit in Washington, DC on May 17 For National Women's Health Week (May 14-20)

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, MD, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health and US Assistant Surgeon General to be Keynote Speaker .
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Apr 2017

Surgeons Perform World’s First-Ever Dual Robotic Surgery
 at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital

The world’s first-of-its-kind dual robotic surgery was performed on April 23 at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem, announced National President Ellen Hershkin of Hadassah, the Women’s...
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Apr 2017

Hadassah to Celebrate 1967 Return of Mount Scopus Hospital and 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem at May 25th Ceremony with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat

(NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 4, 2017) Hadassah will celebrate the 1967 return of its Mount Scopus hospital and the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem at a May 25th ceremony with Jerusalem...
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Mar 2017

Deborah B. Kaplan, 91, Past Hadassah National President and Zionist Activist, in Teaneck, New Jersey

(February 27 – New York, NY) - Deborah B. Kaplan, 91, who served as the 20th national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA) from 1991 to 1995, died...
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Feb 2017

Foundation Israel Grants 2017

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 $330,000 in grants to 21 Israeli...
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Feb 2017

Hadassah Foundation Announces New Leadership

The Hadassah Foundation, which invests in social change to empower girls and women, is excited to announce eight new board members, hailing from Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York,...
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Feb 2017

Every Bite Counts: Hadassah's Nutrition Program Launches with The Nosher’s Food Guru Shannon Sarna for February Heart Health Month

Celebrity food guru and author Shannon Sarna will serve as brand ambassador and spokesperson for "Every Bite Counts: Hadassah's Nutrition Program" (EBCHNP) which launches February 7 for February...
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Jan 2017

Hadassah Magazine's 2016 Harold U. Ribalow Prize Award to Jim Shepard for The Book of Aron

Hadassah Magazine is pleased to announce that Jim Shepard, author of The Book of Aron (Knopf), is the recipient of the 2016 Harold U. Ribalow Prize, according to Lisa Hostein, executive editor of...
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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

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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