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Friday, August 22, 2014

While Some European Doctors are Refusing to Treat Jews, Israel Continues Non-Discriminatory Care
"Members of foreign delegations assume I'm propagandizing when I describe the integration at Hadassah University Medical Center... I wait for that moment when they are surprised to realize I'm not exaggerating about our everyday reality."

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Responds to our Letter of Support
See the letter from Netanyahu and other updates about Operation Protective Edge.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: National President Marcie Natan Takes the Challenge!
AND she nominates chapter presidents!

LISTEN: Radio Interview:
Can't We All Get Along? It Works at Hadassah Hospital...

Barbara Sofer, Jerusalem Post columnist and Israel Director of Public Relations at Hadassah's hospitals explains how a multi-ethnic staff of Arabs, Jews, Druze and Christians function during war time.

Hadassah Fellows in the News
How Yoga Can Heal Trauma
3 Ways to Foster Leadership in Your Employees

New Members of the Month
Give a welcome to the newest Members of the Month!

hCoast to Coast: read about chapter events from around the country


Op-ed:Why Jews are Worried
'I am often asked by fellow Jews about contemporary manifestations of anti-Semitism, particularly in Europe. “Is this just like 1939? Are we on the cusp of another Holocaust?” Until now, my answer has been an unequivocal “no.” '

How a Part-Time Pay Penalty Hits Working Mothers
Women get paid less than men in almost all jobs, but when women in low-wage jobs need to take time off work to care for children, they are at an even greater disadvantage.

Israel leaders in birth rate, but poverty major challenge
Report on developed countries finds mothers have average of three kids, 1 in 3 children living in sub-standard conditions.

Gaza: It's a Man's War
How sexism contributes to the cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians

Swedish Jewish Woman Savagely Beaten for Wearing Star of David
Jewish mother of four brutally attacked by Muslim gang who noticed her Star of David necklace.

Jewish Student Assaulted at Temple University
Hillel, the campus student group, is expressing “outrage” over an attack on a Jewish student at Temple University on Wednesday and is calling on the university to ensure the safety of its Jewish students.

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