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Please Read:
An Update on Hadassah Medical Organization
from National President Marcie Natan

What Can We Do?

Please click here to sign a petition to the Government of Israel in support of HMO. We hope to gain widespread support in the greater Jewish community with this petition, so please share it on your Facebook page, other social media and email the link to friends and family. When we have a significant amount of signatures, we will send the petition and signatures to the Government of Israel.

 

February is Hadassah Women's
Heart Health Month

Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for American women—but 82% of the risks of heart disease are preventable? Every Beat Counts: Hadassah's Heart Health Program™ teaches heart disease prevention skills and gives women tips on how to recognize signs of heart attack—symptoms that are different from men's.


Every Bid Counts Auction

Shop your heart out.

Every Sunday through Thursday in February, Hadassah is auctioning valuable treasures—original artwork, jewelry, resort vacations and more—to benefit HMO's Cardiology Department in Israel and Every Beat Counts: Hadassah's Heart Health Program™ in the U.S.

Every Bid Counts at hadassah.org/auction! >>


Hadassah Shabbat Zachor
March 14-15

Hadassah was founded during the Purim season, and is Esther's Hebrew name. The first annual Hadassah Shabbat Zachor will be held on the Shabbat preceding Purim, which occurs this year on March 14-15.

Our Hadassah Shabbat Zachor Program-in-a-Box was created to share the wonderful work of Hadassah with your synagogue. It contains a press release with quotes from the rabbis of three of our movements, along with suggested prayers, readings and a D'var Torah.

Here's how to get started >>

"God bless you for what you have done and for what you are doing, with hope that the Government of Israel and you and all other good people rescue Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem. "

Benjamin Levinson
from Facebook February 10, 2014
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28 Students from 19 Countries Study Public Health at Hadassah

Cause for Optimism: ALS Stem Cell Trial

Functional MRI Detects Responsiveness in Unconscious Patients

Deep Sequencing Analysis Leads to Genetic Discoveries

Advocacy

Advocate for Heart Health
Heart disease is often misdiagnosed in women because their symptoms can differ from men's. Urge Congress to fund women's heart health research, support education and screening programs, and join the Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition.

You're Invited:
US Mission to the UN
February 25: An exclusive opportunity for Hadassah members and leaders to visit the US Mission to the United Nations in New York and hear a briefing on global women's empowerment. There is no fee to attend, however, pre-registration is necessary. Space is very limited, so participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by February 17!

QUICK BYTES

Smart for the Heart
Peronalized Risk Assessment

Get advice to lower your health risks and contribute to important health data for our researchers with Sister to Sister's Smart for the Heart online heart health assessment.

Find the Heart Health Events in Your Community
Check our map to find Every Beat Counts events in your community. Zoom in to your area and click on the hearts to learn more about an event.


♥ Watch and Learn
Prof. Chaim Lotan, Director of HMO's Heart Institute, and Dr. Donna Zfat Zwas, Director of HMO's Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness Institute, discuss women's heart disease and heart health.


Taglit-Birthright
Free Trip to Israel

Registration opens February 19. When you sign in, enter the code HadasVIP for priority status.

get all the details:
youngjudaea.org/yjbirthright


Year Course in Israel
Register now for Year Course, for high school graduates who want a life-changing gap year in Israel. Students earn college credits while they explore Israel top to bottom.

more details at:
youngjudaea.org/yearcourse




Boston Chapter Scavenges
for Heart Health


The Boston Chapter of Hadassah held a heart healthy scavenger hunt at the Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts Star Market on Sunday, February 9 as part of its Every Beat Counts,Hadassah's Heart Health Program™. Parents and their children searched the market for heart healthy lunches that were also delicious to eat.

...read this full story and many more Hadassah stories
in hCoast-to-Coast

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