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2010 Convention Highlights: Speakers and Sessions

Dan Senor, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Start Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle, will keynote and moderate an exciting session about Israel's unprecedented entrepreneurial success. And meet Dr. Einat Zisman, CEO, Hadasit, who will talk about stunning innovations in medicine from HMO.

Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, will join forces with Dr. Tamar Sella of Hadassah's Breast Imaging Center and other distinguished panelists to discuss new approaches to prevent, fight and cure breast cancer. Hadassah and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® recently formed a partnership to expand breast cancer awareness in Israel. For information on Convention:

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach will discuss his international blockbuster book, Kosher Sex. Join the Young Women Sunday afternoon for this optional session.

Mark Regev, spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel, will bring the latest information on US and Israel relations

Young people whose lives you touch each day will share their compelling stories. You will meet: a young Ethiopian who "grew up" in Youth Aliyah and is now a lawyer, a young women who is a notable photographer from Hadassah College; and a Young Judean whose life was changed through Hadassah. JNF Chief Executive Officer, Russell F. Robinson, has been invited to give a virtual tour of the phenomenal new bomb-safe facility at Sderot.

Rabbi Yechiel Z. Eckstein, founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, will discuss the importance of Christians and Jews together supporting Israel and Jews in desperate need throughout the world. He is recognized as the world's leading Jewish authority on evangelical Christians.

Meet dynamic doctors from HMO and learn about recent strides in research and patient care and hear their patients' compelling stories.

Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, Director General
Dr. Shir Dar; Physician, OBGYN Department
Prof. Yaron Ilan; Head, Department of Internal Medicine A
Prof. Azaria Rein; Head, Department of Pediatric Cardiology
Dr. Tamar Sella; Director, Diagnostic Breast Center

A webcast from the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower will show the astonishing progress of our ambitious construction at Hadassah Medical Organization in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem.

Convention will end with a bang as we look to the future with our Centennial Kick off! Our Young Women delegates and children from the community will be invited to dance on stage with the Israel Scouts as we celebrate a new era.

360° of Innovation- Hadassah and Israel
Hadassah's 95th National Convention
July 25-28, 2010
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
Hollywood, Florida

For information on Convention: www.hadassah.org/Convention or Register on-line.

E-mail convention@hadassah.org to request a registration kit be mailed to you.

Date: 5/11/2010 12:00:00 AM

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