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Happy Mother's Day!

 

Hadassah Medical Organization Update

Discussions about the future of Hadassah Medical Organization's hospitals continue. News is expected shortly, when all parties—Hadassah Medical Organization, the hospital unions, the Israeli Government and HWZOA (Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America)—return to court.

hadassah.org/HMOupdate >>

We were inspired, and moved, by three recent newspaper articles about Hadassah. We are pleased to share them with you. Dr. Qanta Ahmed, Peace goes by the name Hadassah, David Breakstone, Confessions of a Hadassah Lady and Gil Troy, Leadership Time for Bibi: Start Reimbursing Hadassah Fairly

"Support for nursing was always at our core as it continues to be to this day. Bravo all nurses!"

Nancy Falchuk
Former Hadassah National President
from Facebook April 24, 2014
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HAPPY NURSES WEEK TO ALL OF OUR NURSES!

Defining Zionism in the 21st Century

Hadassah's Defining Zionism in the 21st Century series is an monthly online speaker series that explores various perspectives of Zionism.

Israel and the USA:
A Mutually Beneficial Relationship

with Ambassador Yoram Ettinger
live from Jerusalem

Sunday, June 1 at 4:00-5:00 pm EDT

Facilitated by:
Barbara Sofer, Israel Director of Public Relations and Communications for Hadassah

Register Today >>

*This Program is fully captioned*


Virtual Conversations On Demand!

Did you miss the Virtual Conversation with Talia Carner, author of Jerusalem Maiden: A Novel? You can see a video of the entire discussion, in which she talks about growing up in Israel, her grandmother's influence, and her journey to becoming a novelist.

Watch it now>>

Convention Registration is Open
hadassah.org/convention2014

Keynote speaker for the Gala Opening Plenary on Monday, July 21, will be Randi Zuckerberg, digital media marketing whiz and inspiring entrepreneur.

Other speakers include:

  • Israeli author Ari Shavit
  • Wall Street Journal's Bret Louis Stephens
  • Journalist/professor Gil Troy
  • Novelist Daniel Silva
  • TV correspondent Jamie Gangel

Register now. Earlybird prices end May 21

"Hope to see many of my friends at National Convention."

Michele Goldberg Shoreline VA
from Facebook April 11, 2014
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Celebrate Israel Parade, June 1, NYC

Show your love of Israel: march with Hadassah and Young Judaea in the 50th Salute to Israel Parade, Sunday, June 1. We're teaming up this year with American Zionist Movement (AZM), and our own Marcie Natan will be riding on the AZM float.

Join us & get all the details >>

Physicians and Nurses Mission to Israel
November 2-6, 2014

Members of Hadassah’s Nurses and Physicians Councils will attend Concept to Cure, a continuing medical education program in early November, at Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem. HMO personnel will be part of the five-day experience, with some time for sightseeing and dining, too. Get all the details at Hadassah Travel.

Join us & get all the details >>

Meet Prof. Alex Margulis: HMO Surgeon and Navy Seal

FDA Approves Clinical Trials for ALS Stem Cell Treatment

Study Connects Thyroid Imbalance and Heart Failure

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May is Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Month
One in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. Pre-hypertension and elevated blood pressure are becoming more common in children and teens. Learn what you can do to prevent against what is often called "the silent killer."

Screen Us Where We Are
Every Beat Counts: Hadassah's Heart Health Program™, is supporting Screen Us Where We Are, an initiative of Sister to Sister: the Women's Heart Health Foundation. The Initiative is seeking increased access to heart health screenings at any place where women get primary care -- OB/GYN offices, pharmacy-based clinics, urgent care facilities and community health centers.


We've Got a Winner!
Hadassah Magazine

Hadassah Magazine has received 12 Rockower Awards, more than any other publication (magazine, newspaper or website) and more than all other magazines combined. The Simon Rockower Award, sometimes referred to as the "Jewish Pulitzers," is an award given for "Excellence in Jewish Journalism." It is sponsored by the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA.)


Step Up Extended
Founders and Society of Major Donors giving levels, set to increase in July, have been extended through the end of 2014. Act now, before December 31. With cumulative giving, you may be closer than you think.

For information contact:
Ruth Emanuel Maffa (Founders)
rmaffa@hadassah.org 781.538.5463
or
Jaime Seltzer(Society of Major Donors)
jseltzer@hadassah.org 860.559.1547





Los Alamos Hadassah Participates in "Run For Her Life" Race

On Sunday, March 30 the Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah and Atomic City Roadrunners presented the fourth annual Run for Her Life. The event is a 5K and 10K race in Los Alamos to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.

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