The Jerusalem Netletter: 5772, November, 2011
A new Hebrew month has started: Heshvan, also called Mar-Heshvan. "Mar" means "bitter" and the month has this unhappy name because there are no holidays in it. As much as I love the holidays, I also like getting back to business as usual.
Kol Hakavod Louisville!
Please join me in wishing Michelle and her officers Mazel Tov on the chartering of the Louisville Chapter of Hadassah in Central States Region last night.
Cranes Exit Tower Site
With only 17 weeks until its first patients are welcomed, the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower is craneless!!! The familiar Hadassah Ein-Kerem skyline, which included two to four cranes during recent years, is clean now, and the Davidson Tower can be seen with all its glory.
Hollywood Comes to Hadassah
On November 14, 2011, an impressive group of Hollywood actors, writers, directors and media leaders – members of The Creative Coalition – visited the Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem, the flagship of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America.
Morningstar And The Emmys
I recently participated on the Events
Committee for the MorningStar Commission, organizing a salon
entitled, “Outstanding Women of the Emmys: The Changing Images of Jewish Women on
November is Diabetes Month
The World Health Organization estimates the number of people
suffering from diabetes worldwide now stands at well over 200 million. It
believes this figure will rise to 370 million by 2030. But hope is on the horizon.
The Road to Tzedakah
Laura Simon, President of the Sharon Chapter, New York Region, will be fulfilling a lifelong dream when she takes her children and grandchildren to Jerusalem next month. And she has a wonderful surprise in store for them. After a private tour of the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother & Child Center at Hadassah Hospital, Ein Kerem, where her grandchildren will meet some of the young patients, six Road to Recovery tiles on the walls of the hospital will be unveiled. Each tile will carry the name of one grandchild.
Getting to Know You
Diary of a Director General
Hadassah Medical Organization Board Names Its First Woman Chairman
The board of directors of Hadassah
Medical Organization, the pioneering health care provider for the State of
Israel, today named Esther Dominissini its chairman. Dominissini, Director General at the National Insurance
Institute in Jerusalem, is the first woman to lead the HMO board.
Hadassah Welcomes New Director General
FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE: NOVEMBER 2011
Hadassah Medical Organization, the pioneering health care provider for the State of Israel, welcomes Professor Ehud S. Kokia as its Director General.
History Comes Alive Before Our Eyes: Henrietta Szold, 1946 Film
Henrietta Szold, a film produced by Hadassah in 1946, underwent preservation
and digitization in 2011, thanks to a grant from the Women's Film Preservation
Fund of New York Women in Film & TV, and a donation from Hadassah’s YEAR outgoing presidents.
New Director General Takes Helm Of Hadassah Medical Organization In Israel
NEW YORK – Hadassah Medical Organization, the pioneering health care provider for
the State of Israel, today welcomed Professor Ehud S. Kokia as its Director
Hadassah Mourns Marla Gilson, 60, Jewish Lobbyist, Democratic Party Activist
Marla Gilson, the veteran Washington lobbyist for Jewish causes, who fought tirelessly for stem cell research and other potentially life-saving measures, succumbed herself Saturday to an acute form of leukemia.
HMO Update - Monday 10/31/2011
Seeking to further their knowledge of Israeli emergency preparedness measures, a delegation of high-ranking Law Enforcement officials from northeastern United States recently visited the Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem.
A Personal Perspective and Retrospective
The Last Friday Story
Every Name a Legacy of Love
A Friday Story
A “Mosaic of Peace” at HMO
A 41-year-old Palestinian from Bethlehem received the kidney of a 38-year-old Israeli who died from a stroke at Hadassah.
Hadassah Welcomes Home Gilad Shalit!
Today, Hadassah's Members, Associates and supporters join the worldwide Jewish community in celebrating Gilad Shalit's homecoming.
Blood is Life
A Friday Story
Netanyahu Announces Deal to Free Gilad Shalit
Israel and Hamas reportedly have arrived at a prisoner exchange agreement that would free Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.