Hadassah

No to Violence     

Thursday, Mar 16 2017

A Solidarity Rally
Untitled Document

A Tribute to Israeli Nurse Tova Kararo

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Tova Kararo, the Israeli nurse who was set on fire at a Tel Aviv-area clinic by an elderly mentally ill man. 

“I am deeply horrified by the tragic murder of Tova Kararo. As an organization strongly committed to nursing and nurses since our founding, Hadassah joins the global community in honoring her life. May her memory be for a blessing,” said Ellen Hershkin, national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, from Hadassah Headquarters in New York.

“We are shocked by the violence,” said Nurse Akram Said-Ahmad at a Wednesday tribute event at Hadassah Ein Kerem.

“In the name of all the nurses here at Hadassah, I express our shock and distress,” Hadassah Ein Kerem Director Professor Yoram Weiss said at the tribute.

Comments

No comments yet.
First Name
Email
Comment
Enter this word:

Related Stories

alt_text

Monday, Aug 28 2017

From Dream to Reality: A Key Date in Zionist History

This week we mark the 120th anniversary of the first Zionist Congress, a perfect time to celebrate Zionism and Hadassah's historic role in advocating for Israel, now a thriving Jewish, democratic state.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Monday, Jun 26 2017

Hadassah Update on the Kotel & Conversions in Israel

Today, I am writing from Israel, here to represent Hadassah on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel. This morning a Jewish Agency resolution was adopted that "Denounces Government Decisions on Western Wall and Conversion, Calls on Government to Reverse Course."

READ MORE ›
alt_text

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 representative to the United Nations, at a Hadassah briefing about Israel and the UN.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Thursday, Apr 13 2017

Hadassah Specialists Train IDF Medic Trainers
in Treating Injuries

Two hundred Israel Defense Force (IDF) medic and paramedic trainers gathered at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem for an in-service study day in March with the Hadassah Medical Organization’s renowned specialists to improve their abilities to prevent and treat injuries.

READ MORE ›

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Missions Department

missions@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

support@hadassah.org

More ›

Show More