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Rare Henrietta Szold Archival Film To Be Screened
Anthology Film Archives and the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York are excited to present this follow-up to last year’s highly successful one-night program of films from the New York area’s diverse community of archives, museums, and libraries. Date: 5/10/2011


WUJS Alumni Invitation
Date: 5/9/2011


A Time to Mourn and A Time to Dance
A Friday Story
For longer than anyone can remember, far longer than the 63 years of the State of Israel we celebrate next week, Hadassah has been part of our landscape, our country, our consciousness.  Date: 5/6/2011


Hadassah Acknowledges Significance Of Commitment To Birthright Israel
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued a proclamation on Wednesday declaring May Birthright Israel Month in New York. Date: 5/6/2011


Hadassah Applauds Longtime Volunteer, Staffer, For Being Named Official Beaconlighter
NEW YORK – Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, salutes Barbara Goldstein, deputy director of the Hadassah Office in Israel, for being named by an Israeli Independence Day committee to serve as one of 12 people to light a beacon of hope at Israel’s Independence Day ceremony. Independence Day, Yom Ha’atzmaut, will be celebrated on Monday, May 9 this year. Date: 5/5/2011


Joyful Mother Of Children: Part 7
Youth Aliyah Under Henrietta Szold
At the end of August 1942 the Youth Aliyah office was thrown into a state of excitement by the report that 933 Jewish children - attached to a group of 14,000 Poles - had landed at Pahlevi, the Persian port on the Caspian Sea. Miss Szold reported: Date: 5/4/2011


Harness The Power Of Truth
Imagine living for 65 years not knowing what happened to a family member during the Holocaust and then suddenly discovering the truth in a document you never knew existed. Date: 5/3/2011


First Ever "Celebrate Israel Run"
Never doubt that one person can make a difference. We all know this is true – Henrietta Szold did it almost 100 years ago; and following in her footsteps, each of us is making a difference on the national level and in our own units. Date: 5/2/2011


Our Nation Remembers the Holocaust
Why do we remember? The President's Commission on the Holocaust states: "Remembering can instill caution, fortify restraint, and protect against future evil or indifference." Date: 5/2/2011


Emergency Medicine’s Newest Tool Assesses the Situation in a Single Glance
A Friday Story
Just as computers have appreciably changed our personal lives, their impact on the practice of medicine may be even more dramatic. Date: 4/29/2011


Shema
A Poem By Holocaust survivor Primo Levi Date: 4/29/2011


Joyful Mother Of Children: Part 6
Youth Aliyah Under Henrietta Szold
Miss Szold's absorption in the Youth Aliyah did not divert her attention from the needs of children born in Palestine or brought there by immigrant parents. She regarded the problem from the vantage point - disadvantage would be more accurate - of her social service directorship in the Va’ad Leumi and its meager resources. When the 1936 certificate schedule was held up, Miss Szold devised a plan. Date: 4/28/2011


The Jerusalem Netletter 13 Nissan 5771, April 17, 2011
As you make the last arrangements for Pesach, I'm sure that your heart, like mine, alternates between plans for the future and memories of Pesach past. Yes, I remember the huge political fight I had at the table when I arrived fresh from my campus demonstrations in the 1960's. Date: 4/18/2011


In Every Generation
A Friday Story
Date: 4/15/2011


Remembering Gilad Shalit in Your Seder
For Gilad Shalit, the Seder night will not be different from all other nights.  As Jews world-over sit down at the Seder table next week with family and friends to celebrate z'man heruteynu, the festival of our freedom, Gilad Shalit spends his fourth Pesach in captivity.  His Hamas captors continue to deny him any contact with his family or the outside world.  But he remains in our thoughts and prayers. Date: 4/15/2011


Dedication of The Marlene Greenebaum Breast Center
Baltimore resident Marlene Greenebaum knows full well how a diagnosis of breast cancer and the subsequent treatment impacts a woman’s life and the lives of her loved ones. She and her husband, Stewart, also know that the earlier the diagnosis and intervention, the better chance of survival, which is why they have been the moving force behind the creation of the Multidisciplinary Breast Center at the Hadassah University Medical Center that bears her name. Date: 4/13/2011


El Al Israel Airlines Transports 79 Tons Of Medical Equipment To Japan To Aid The Earthquake And Tsunami Relief Efforts
EL AL Israel Airlines recently carried 79 tons of medical supplies to Narita, Japan on a 747-400 freighter aircraft. Date: 4/8/2011


The Enormous Impact of Cochlear Implants
A Friday Story
With little fanfare and a great deal of success, for over two decades specialists in the Hadassah’s Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery – which all of us refer to as ENT – have been changing people’s lives. Nearly 500 people have benefited from their expertise in cochlear implantation. Date: 4/8/2011


Joyful Mother Of Children: Part 5
Youth Aliyah Under Henrietta Szold
At dawn on the morning of September 1, 1939, a "Kindertransport" of 60 children, including 31 Youth Aliyah candidates, arrived at the English channel port of Harwich. They had left a Germany poised for attack and had been rushed through Holland which was mobilizing for defense. Date: 4/6/2011


Life Looking Up for People with Down Syndrome
A Friday Story
On March 21, World Down Syndrome Day is observed in many places throughout the world – including Israel. The date –3/21 – represents the 3 copies of chromosome 21 that are unique to people with Down syndrome.  Date: 4/5/2011


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