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Boston’s Nancy Falchuk Honored By Hadassah
Falchuk, Hadassah National President, to be recognized at gala event
As Nancy Falchuk of Newton nears the end of her four-year tenure as National President of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Hadassah’s Boston Chapter plans to celebrate her many accomplishments on Thursday, May 19. Date: 5/24/2011


Conference of Presidents Lauds Prime Minister Netanyahu's Commitment to Peace and U.S.-Israel Relationship
In his second address to a joint session of Congress, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the sixth Israeli Prime Minister to receive this honor, emphasized Israel’s commitment to peace along with its need for enduring security. Date: 5/24/2011


Hadassah Announces Major Increase In Lifetime Memberships
24,000 new lifetime memberships have raised more than $2 million
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, today announced that since January 1, national lifetime membership has increased by 24,023 people, thanks to Hadassah’s Centennial Campaign. Date: 5/24/2011


Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC, Congress
Hadassah joins the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in lauding Prime Minister Netanyahu’s commitment to peace and a strong U.S.-Israel relationship Date: 5/24/2011


Read President Obama’s remarks at the AIPAC Conference

Largest AIPAC Conference Ever in Washington, D.C.

More than 10,000 pro-Israel activists from all 50 states attended the AIPAC Policy Conference 2011 in Washington, D.C., Sunday evening, March 22 through Tuesday, March 24. The theme of the conference was "U.S. and Israel: Better Together." Read more
Date: 5/23/2011


Update: U.S. - Israel Relations
Hadassah reaffirms its unwavering support for the democratically elected government of Israel and its commitment to both Israel’s security and the hope for peace.
Date: 5/23/2011


Hadassah Responds To Abbas Op-Ed In New York Times
An op-ed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was published this week in the New York Times. Nancy Falchuk, National President of Hadassah, the Womens Zionist Organization of America, issued the following statement in response. Date: 5/18/2011


Demonstrations and Violence at Israel's Borders
In the days following Israel's Yom Ha'Atzma'ut celebrations, thousands of Israel's neighbors marked Yawm an-Naqba (meaning "Day of Catastrophe") by mourning Israel's creation with demonstrations and violence. Date: 5/17/2011


Peace, Music, Jerusalem: WUJS Program Offers Life Experience And Helps Realize Career Goals
A Houstonian is spending the next half-year in Israel promoting Israeli-Palestinian coexistence through the medium of music. Date: 5/12/2011


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


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


Urge Congress to Oppose H.R. 3
Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 4, the House will vote on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3)—the most recent attack on women's reproductive rights from Congress and state legislatures across the country 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


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


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