This is a special edition Hadassah Action Alert with vital information for all Hadassah Members, Associates, and supporters—including breaking news, Hadassah updates and information about pro-Israel advocacy and activities.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Visits New England Chapter
Last Thursday, Hadassah New England held a reception in honor of Mr. Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, who visited Boston for a private tour last week.
Quite Close to Home
Diary of A Director General
Department of Health and Wellness Sponsors Centennial Event
On Monday, October 15, Hadassah's Department of Health and Wellness and Hadassah Israel sponsored a Centennial Preconvention Education program on Personalized Breast Cancer Care at Hadassah Medical Center at the Hadassah University Hospital- Ein Kerem Campus.
Middle East Update: Today, Israel launched Operation Pillar of Defense
Today, Israel launched Operation Pillar of Defense, killing Hamas Commander and Chief-of-Staff Ahmed Jabari. Jabari directed Hamas' Second Intifada terrorism campaign in the early 2000s and oversaw the kidnapping of Gilad Shalit in 2006.
Homeland Security Advisors Briefed at Hadassah Medical Center
At the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem a delegation of Senior Homeland Security Advisors received extensive briefings on many of the aspects of involved in emergency preparedness and response – from assuring the presence of appropriate personnel to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Celebrating the Ta Tas in North Carolina
The members of Hadassah’s Charlotte, NC chapter wanted to raise money for breast cancer research at Hadassah Medical Center. They wanted to do it in an innovative and unforgettable way—and they did!
An Update from Hadassah Academic College
This week, our College opened the 2012-13 academic year and welcomed a record number of 2,400 students from all parts of Israel to our undergraduate and graduate teaching programs.
Hadassah Congratulates President Barack Obama
Head of Hadassah Pediatric Urology Visits Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Dr. Ezekiel Landau, the Director of the Pediatric Urology Department of Hadassah Hospital, Bloomberg Mother and Child Center recently visited the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Get Out and Vote! - Election Day 2012
On November 6, Americans will elect a President, the full U.S. House of Representatives, one-third of the U.S. Senate, eleven state governors, and many other local officials. Hadassah urges its Members, Associates, and supporters to exercise their right to vote and encourage friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to do the same!
The Partnership between Hadassah, WZOA and the Jewish National Fund/Keren Kayemet L'Yisrael
Here is your opportunity to see exactly what the partnership between Hadassah, WZOA and the Jewish National Fund/Keren Kayemet L'Yisrael has accomplished over a century of time. Share with your friends, your family and members.
Women's Rights Update
2012Today is the first ever United Nations International Day of the Girl Child. Michelle Bachelet, the Executive Director of UN Women (the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women), pledged that UN Women will work with governments and other partners to advance girls' education, health and well-being in order to attain a world where girls can live free from fear, violence and discrimination.
Hadassah Unites in Jerusalem for 100th Anniversary Convention
Netanyahu to receive preeminent Hadassah award, Peres to welcome delegates, at three-day centennial-year culminating event
Hadassah: The Ultimate Start-Up
Diary of a Director General
2012 Associates “Centennial Man”: Jack Wiadro
The National Committee of Hadassah Associates
(NCHA) is proud to announce its selection of Jack Wiadro as the 2012 National
Associate of the Year “Centennial Man” recipient.
Hadassah Collectible Commemorative Stamp Available Now!
Check out the Hadassah Centennial Stamp and learn how to get some for yourself and your loved ones in Israel!
2012 United Nations General Assembly
Hear the speeches and read overviews from the 2012 United Nations General Assembly.
National Voter Registration Day
Today is National Voter Registration Day, of which Hadassah is an organizational partner. Visit the campaign website to learn about voter registration and search for events in your area. Remember, deadlines vary by state, so check with your state election offices for details.
As Hadassah Celebrates its 100th Anniversary, Chapter Honors Four 100-Year-Old Members
Four Main Line Hadassah members were each queen for the day as they marked their 100th birthday at a recent celebration honoring their contributions to the charitable organization.