What do Harlem, Tel Yehudah, Mel Reisfield, and Social Activism Have In Common?
All are prominently featured in Born to Rise a
new book coming out next month by Young Judaean Deborah Kenny (formerly Debbie
Kuker). Order Debbie's book by tomorrow, May 31st and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Camp Tel
Exciting Announcement: 2012 Davidson Challenge Grant
The William Davidson Foundation announces new tower campaign $12.5 million challenge grant
Exciting Genome Discovery and Hadassah is There!
The discovery of a mummified Korean child with relatively preserved organs enabled an Israeli-South Korean scientific team to conduct a genetic analysis on a liver biopsy which revealed a unique hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype C2 sequence common in Southeast Asia. The reconstruction of the ancient hepatitis B virus genetic code is the oldest full viral genome described in the scientific literature to date.
New Faces of 2012
Diary of A Director General
Judith Steiner- Freud: Saving Lives Through Nursing
Moving to Jerusalem saved Judith Steiner-Freud's life and in
return she has spent most of the last 70 years in this city saving the lives of
U.S., Israel and Iran: A Legislative Update
In the lead-up to the Bagdad talks on Iran’s nuclear program, the United States has expressed support for Israel and opposition to a nuclear weapons-capable Iran.
HAPPY YOM YERUSHALAYIM TO ALL
The pride of Hadassah was evident to all as three of our own were honored yesterday as Yakirim (Valued Citizens) of Jerusalem.
Israel's Presence felt in Addis Ababa
The Israeli embassy in Addis Ababa decided this year to donate the money they usually spend on the Independence Day celebrations to one of the orphanages for children with AIDS at which Hadassah Hospital Professor Engelhard volunteers, for the project of "ART, Joy & Love."
Bone Marrow Transplant at Hadassah Saves the Life of a 4.5 year old Ukrainian Boy
Doctors at Hadassah create a quality of life for a 4.5 year old from the Ukraine, whose parents thought he would never be a normal boy.
Israeli Born Harvard Professor Returns Home
Support an Inclusive VAWA, Oppose H.R. 4970
An alert distributed by the Jewish Council of Public Affairs—of which Hadassah is a member—addressing the accuracy of Sunday's 60 Minutes report on Christians in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
From the Mind to the Marketplace
Diary of A Director General
GSW and DMR joint spring conference
The Greater Southwest Region and Dessert Mountain Region held a joint Spring Conference.
Hadassah Applauds Obama’s Statement Supporting Equal Rights For LGBT Couples
In response to President Obama's statement today demonstrating support for LGBT rights, Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, expressed the following statement:
The 9th Annual Boston Chapter Art Auction Supporting Women's Cancer Research
Last Thursday, May 3rd, the Boston Chapter of Hadassah held its 9th Annual Art Auction for the benefit of breast and ovarian cancer research at the Hadassah Hospitals. This was a record year--78 people attended, 87 items were sold, and almost $3000 was raised for this important cause!
Brandon Robinson, recent WUJS Israel participant
I'm a freelance video producer and am putting the finishing touches on a short film. I directed, wrote, and acted in it in addition to composing the score. I'm in the process of submitting it to film festivals.
Hadassah Academic College Jerusalem to build an Interdisciplinary Science Center
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has granted the Hadassah Academic College a lead gift of $7.1 million to build an Interdisciplinary Science Center at its downtown Jerusalem campus.
Hadassah Centennial Year Recognition
The first female editor of the Jewish Publication Society and student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Szold and her mother took a transformative 1909 trip to pre-state Israel where they witnessed firsthand the starvation and disease rampant there at the time.
Support Women's Employment Rights
Women's employment rights are center stage, with the introduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) today and the pay equity debate among pundits, the press, and possibly the Senate in the coming months.
Petition to Honor the Munich 11
It has been nearly 40 years since the 1972 Munich Olympics, where 11 Israeli athletes were killed. Hadassah is proud of it's history as a vocal advocate for the victims' families and the memory of their loved ones.