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.
Young Judaea Year Course 2012-2013 Has Arrived
Some 250 recent high school graduates from across Europe, North America, and even Puerto Rico, gathered under a twilight sky in the ancient city of Jerusalem. The young people were sitting in clusters on mats laid out across a grassy lawn in the heart of a quaint garden neighborhood. Suddenly the call of a shofar, a ritual ram’s horn, pierced the evening.
Attacks on U.S. Diplomats
Hadassah joins the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and the greater Jewish community in condemning the attacks on U.S. diplomats in Egypt and Libya and praying for the year 5773 to be one of cooperation and peace. A statement from JCPA President Rabbi Steve Gutow can be found below.
New Year, New Beginnings
Diary of a Director General
Associates Raise $2M for Stem Cell Research
The National Associates Team is proud and excited to announce that its $2M goal in support of stem cell research at the Hadassah Medical Organization has been reached! It was the vision and inspiration of Howard Kaplan, former president of the National Committee of Hadassah Associates that ignited this initiative with the support of the NCHA Executive Board.
Get Out and Vote!
Did you know? The women’s suffrage movement in the United States
influenced and inspired Hadassah’s leaders and policies. Henrietta Szold’s
sister Rachel S. Jastrow—founder of Hadassah’s second chapter in 1914 and a
liaison to the Wisconsin Legislature for the Women's Suffrage Movement—was
instrumental in helping Wisconsin become the first state to ratify women's
right to vote.