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Hadassah Academic College Student Develops New Hearing Device
Mor Schwarzberg, a student at Hadassah Academic College's department of Inclusive Industrial Design has created a new instrument by which the hearing impaired can experience music and film. Date: 7/15/2013


Hadassah Centennial Campaign Wins Roaring Lion Award
Hadassah's Centennial Public Relations Campaign won the award for best public campaign of the year 2012 at the annual Roaring Lions ceremony of the Israel Public Relations Associations at Tel Aviv University on Monday. Date: 7/10/2013


Hadassah Magazine Wins Nine Rockower Awards
As in many previous years, Hadassah magazine won more awards than any other publication (magazine, newspaper or website), and more than all other magazines combined. Date: 6/27/2013


Hadassah Reaffirms Support for LGBT Equality
Press Release
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, welcomes yesterday's Supreme Court rulings which call the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and dismiss California's Proposition 8, expanding same-sex couples' access to federal and other benefits. In response to these landmark decisions, Marcie Natan, Hadassah's national president, released the following statement. Date: 6/27/2013


Hadassah Reaffirms its Resolution on a Woman's Right to Choose
Press Release
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, condemns the passage of the nationwide ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and views this legislation as an encroachment on a woman’s right to reproductive choice, an invasion of privacy and an erosion of individual freedom. Date: 6/20/2013


Hadassah Academic College Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Science Center
Hadassah Academic College held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, June 17, 2013 for a new building adjacent to its historic campus in downtown Jerusalem. Date: 6/18/2013


Hadassah Welcomes New Rabbinical Judges Law
In welcoming a new Israeli law that expands the size of the Israeli rabbinical judge selection committee and ensures women’s representation, Marcie Natan, national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, released the following statement. Date: 6/14/2013


The Jerusalem Netletter Sivan-Tamuz Edition 5773
Barbara Sofer
Shalom from Jerusalem, where it's sandal season. Date: 6/13/2013


Hadassah Foundation Grants Fifth Annual Bernice S. Tannenbaum Award to Rabba Sara Hurwitz
Press Release
The Hadassah Foundation will honor Rabba Sara Hurwitz, Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, the first Orthodox institution to train women for religious leadership, with its Bernice S. Tannenbaum Award, at a ceremony in New York tonight. The prize honors an outstanding young female leader who advances the status of women and girls in Israel or the United States. Date: 6/11/2013


50 Years of the Equal Pay Act
On June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the historic Equal Pay Act. That year postage stamps were 5 cents, a gallon of gas was 30 cents, and women earned 59 cents to a man’s dollar. Today, prices for postage and gasoline sure have changed dramatically, but women's earnings have not. Women still only earn 77 cents to a man's dollar and the wage gap hasn’t budged a cent for the last decade. America’s women are worth more and they deserve better! Date: 6/10/2013


University of South Florida Students Visits Hadassah Academic College
A group of fourteen faculty members and students from the University of South Florida visited Hadassah Academic College on May 27th for special seminars conducted by lecturers from the College's department of Politics and Communication. Date: 6/10/2013


Meir Shfeyah Holds Graduation for the Class of 2013
As usual, the Meir Shfeyah graduation was emotional and beautiful. Ninety five young men and women standing proud and tall. Date: 6/6/2013


Hadassah Remembers Senator Lautenberg
Press Release
In response to the death today of Senator Frank Lautenberg, Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, released a statement. Date: 6/3/2013


Meir Shfeyah Youth Village Dedicates June Walker High School
Marcie Natan, Hadassah's 25th National President, pulled aside the satin curtains that covered the name of the late Dr. June Walker, Hadassah's 23rd President, and officially dedicated the Dr. June Walker High School for Life Sciences and Agriculture at the Meir Shfeyah Youth Village. Date: 5/30/2013


Youth Aliyah Graduate Sends a Thank You to Hadassah
Julia Nuterman, Youth Aliyah graduate, received a laptop computer courtesy of Hadassah. Date: 5/30/2013


Support Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem
Make Yom Yerushalayim a day of celebration and a day of action! Date: 5/8/2013


National President Marcie Natan Strengthens Hadassah's Bond with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)
This year, as part of their annual fundraising events, the Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah brought in National President Marcie Natan, as the guest speaker at three events and had her meet personally with other Hadassah supporters in the community. She also toured Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and heard from CCHMC doctors, including one Hadassah doctor in the United States working and studying for three years, about the incredible benefits to CCHMC and the two Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem brought about by the Israel Exchange Program (IEP). This was capped off by Councilmen P.G. Sittenfeld giving Marcie and Chapter President Bonnie Juran Ullner a Proclamation signed by the mayor proclaiming it Hadassah Day in Cincinnati on April 25, 2013. Date: 5/1/2013


Hadassah Welcomes Continued Progress Toward Expanding Egalitarian Prayer at Western Wall
Press Release
On April 22, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved Natan Sharansky's proposals to expand egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall and today, April 25, a Jerusalem District Court ruled in favor of women's rights to pray at the Wall. In response, today, Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, released the following statement: Date: 4/25/2013


Governor O’Malley and University of Maryland, Baltimore President Visit Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine
Press Release
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and Dr. Jay Perman, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, visited the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine in Jerusalem today as part of a mission to fortify relationships between Maryland and Israel trauma care and emergency medicine and research. Perman also visited the trauma center at Hadassah Medical Center. Date: 4/24/2013


Jerusalem Netletter: Independence Day 2013
Dress stores are featuring blue and white all week. One make-up company is even promoting blue eye shadow and blue nail polish. Flags are flying on and buildings and cars. Every street corner offers stacks of barbecue equipment for sale. Date: 4/16/2013


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