GSW and DMR joint spring conference
The Greater Southwest Region and Dessert Mountain Region held a joint Spring Conference.
Hadassah Applauds Obama’s Statement Supporting Equal Rights For LGBT Couples
In response to President Obama's statement today demonstrating support for LGBT rights, Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, expressed the following statement:
The 9th Annual Boston Chapter Art Auction Supporting Women's Cancer Research
Last Thursday, May 3rd, the Boston Chapter of Hadassah held its 9th Annual Art Auction for the benefit of breast and ovarian cancer research at the Hadassah Hospitals. This was a record year--78 people attended, 87 items were sold, and almost $3000 was raised for this important cause!
Brandon Robinson, recent WUJS Israel participant
I'm a freelance video producer and am putting the finishing touches on a short film. I directed, wrote, and acted in it in addition to composing the score. I'm in the process of submitting it to film festivals.
Hadassah Academic College Jerusalem to build an Interdisciplinary Science Center
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has granted the Hadassah Academic College a lead gift of $7.1 million to build an Interdisciplinary Science Center at its downtown Jerusalem campus.
Hadassah Centennial Year Recognition
The first female editor of the Jewish Publication Society and student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Szold and her mother took a transformative 1909 trip to pre-state Israel where they witnessed firsthand the starvation and disease rampant there at the time.
Support Women's Employment Rights
Women's employment rights are center stage, with the introduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) today and the pay equity debate among pundits, the press, and possibly the Senate in the coming months.
Petition to Honor the Munich 11
It has been nearly 40 years since the 1972 Munich Olympics, where 11 Israeli athletes were killed. Hadassah is proud of it's history as a vocal advocate for the victims' families and the memory of their loved ones.
60 Minutes Report: Christians of the Holy Land
An alert distributed by the Jewish Council of Public Affairs—of which Hadassah is a member—addressing the accuracy of Sunday's 60 Minutes report on Christians in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Happy Birthday Israel & Hadassah
Hadassah joins the international Jewish community in marking Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Independence Day) this week, and Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) next month.
HMO Update - Wednesday 4/25/2012
Yom Hazikaron 4/25/12
Memorial Day at Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem Netletter: Independence Day
I'd like to take this opportunity to honor our physician soldiers. One aspect of life in Israel is that in addition to putting in long days treating patients and doing creative research, a large percentage of our physicians are officers in the IDF. They continue to serve in Reserve Units until their fifties.
Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is finally expected on the Senate floor for a vote this week! The legislation currently has 61 co-sponsors—a filibuster-proof majority—but is still lacking wide-spread bipartisan support.
Our Patients, Our Doctors
Diary of A Director General
Young Judaea Moves Closer Toward Operating Independently
NEW YORK – Young Judaea inked an agreement this week that positions it “a short time away” from becoming an independent organization, the youth movement said today in a joint announcement with Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, which has been its parent and sole sponsor since 1967.
Jerusalem Netletter: Yom Hashoah
THE JERUSALEM NETLETTER
April 17th is Equal Pay Day!
Fact: A woman with comparable education and experience earns only 77 cents, compared to every dollar made by her male counterparts. That's an average of over $10,000 in lost wages every year! Show your support for pay equity and get America’s women out of the RED!
Hadassah Names New Executive Director/CEO
Dr. Janice Weinman
The Jerusalem Netletter 5772, 13 Nissan Edition 5772, April 5, 2012
*LET THEM LIVE: SEPARATING A DANGEROUS BOND BETWEEN TWINS The story hit the news wires: Hadassah physician treats Palestinian woman and separates her twins with laser. In a few cases, the story was misreported. Here's the back story. The Hadassah story.