Anything is Possible for "I Speak Israel" Participant Josh Toch
Josh Toch, 16, a junior in Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, California, has just returned from a month-long summer program in Israel.
Hadassah Foundation Awards 13 Bat Mitzvah Year Mini-Grants to Support Well-Being of Jewish Girls, Young Women
To celebrate 13 years of grantmaking, the Hadassah Foundation has awarded 13 mini-grants, in honor of its “bat mitzvah year” of service, to organizations in 11 states serving Jewish young people. The 13 Bat Mitzvah Year Mini-Grants support new or expanded programming that promotes the physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being of Jewish girls and young women.
Nancy Falchuk Meets Interns at Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
Nancy Falchuck Meets Interns at Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
Munich Moment of Silence at Maccabi Games
The world was profoundly disappointed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s refusal to honor the Munich 11 with a moment of silence during the opening of the Olympic games in London.
Young Judaean Leaders End Israel Summer Experience At Hadassah Hospital
To end a summer of fun and education with good deeds, Young Judaea's leadership Machon and Discovery participants spent a day entertaining the sick children at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
Hadassah’s 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Swearing In With Hadassah Attorneys Council
Each year two dozen Hadassah Life Member and Associate
attorneys are admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar on motion of a
Supreme Court Bar member of the Hadassah Attorneys Council. For registration
and information about the Swearing In program, visit www.hadassah.org/swearingin (starting September 1)
or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The registration deadline is December
Seven Awards for Hadassah Magazine
Kol HaKavod to Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Alan M. Tigay and his team. The magazine recently won seven Rockower Awards for excellence in Jewish journalism. The Rockowers are given annually by the American Jewish Press Association.
The seven prizes made Hadassah Magazine the biggest winner of any magazine. In two cases the magazine took both first and second place in the same category.
Women Helping Women
The Hadassah Foundation, partners with U.S., Israel Women's Foundations to promote gender equality
Recent acts of illegal exclusion and discrimination against women in Israel have spurred an international movement and a unique collaboration of individual Jewish women's groups.
Brooklyn Region Tells All
The Brooklyn Region of Hadassah produced an Archive Project book in which the entire history of the region is told.
The Mind is a Mysterious Place
Diary of a Director General
Hadassah Physicians Honored for Their Work
A week of great kavod, honor, for Hadassah this week as announcements were made all over Israel.
Hadassah publishes book sharing stories of organization’s impact on members’ lives
Thin Threads anthology part of Hadassah's centennial commemoration.
Fund for the Victims of Terror in Bulgaria
The Jewish Federations of North America along with the Jewish Agency have opened a fund to assist the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Bulgaria. See details of the fund below as well as some additional background information.
Largest Women's Zionist Organization Gathers in Dallas for Annual National Board and Business Meetings
Hadassah members celebrate new leadership, refine plans for 100th anniversary
Jonathan Pollard Update
On June 16, at Hadassah’s National Business Meeting in Dallas, the Hadassah National Board approved the following motion.
Newly Renovated Baby Nursery at Mount Scopus
National Board member and Society of Major Donors Chair Debbie Levine visits the newly renovated baby nursery at Hadassah Mount Scopus. A ceremony marked the renovated delivery suites, the nursery and the patient rooms in the hospital.
A special ceremony in a special place
Israelis are used to having a Bar Mitzvah at 13-years-old and Bat Mitzvah at 12. Many Jews around the world do the same. But many birthright participants have never had a Bar or Bat Mitzvah —until they come on a Young Judaea birthright trip.
Cincinnati Chapter Honors Hospital Fellow and Hadassah Surgeon
Cincinnati Chapter Honors Cincinnati Children's Hospital Fellow and Hadassah Surgeon Dr. Yaron Armon and Dr. Marc Levitt, Director Cincinnati Children's Hospital Colorectal Center.
Diplomacy & Security: Israel and its Neighbors
An update on Israel's diplomatic and security status with the Palestinians, Iran, Egypt and Syria.
Hadassah Doctor Saves Fetus with Small Chance of Survival
A fetus with a hiatus hernia that led its abdominal organs to be compressed within the chest, was saved by Hadassah Fetal Medicine Expert Dr. Yuval Gielchinsky, using an innovative treatment that is only being performed in five to six medical centers in the world.