Friday, March 7, 2014
Sign the Petition
We have less than ONE WEEK LEFT to get your signatures on our petition to the Government of Israel before we personally deliver it the week of March 16, in Jerusalem.
Hadassah's Superb Accomplishments Speak for Themselves
"As women of the Camden County Hadassah, we helped raise part of that money. And we wish to make clear—we do not view that money as a "bailout," but rather an investment in an institution that may be facing difficulties, but which we still support with all of our hearts."
Brothers in Illness, at Hadassah
From the hospital tower, one can also see the separation barrier. Is it time to remove the checkpoints?
Who Will Heal the Hospitals?
The crisis at Hadassah, the country's leading medical center, is only symptomatic of the deep malaise affecting Israel's medical system.
Now Taking Nominations: Most Outstanding Jewish American Women of Our Time
For Women's History Month, we're updating our list of Outstanding Jewish American Women.
Who do you think are the Most Outstanding Jewish American Women of our time, and why?
Much to Reflect On: American Mother's Day, Israeli Family Day, International Women's Day
Barbara Sofer in Israel reflects on the many upcoming holidays: "Our Israeli Mother's Day, now renamed Family Day, is celebrated on the first of Adar (some say 30 Shvat). That's the anniversary of the death, what we call yahrzeit, of Henrietta Szold, a woman I admired even before working for Hadassah, which she founded."
March 8: International Women's Day
Urge Congress to pass the International Violence Against Women Act!
hCoast to Coast
Hadassah Radiologist, Dr Benny Koplewitz, Travels to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Dr. Benny Koplewitz, head of the Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology Department of Hadassah Hospital, Bloomberg Mother and Child Center was in Cincinnati visiting at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center as part of an Israel Medical Exchange program that Cincinnati Children's has established with Hadassah Medical Organization.
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WHAT WE'RE READING
Charedi Women Respond to Israel's Proposed Universal Draft Law
Among the hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews that gathered to protest the government's proposed military draft law yesterday, there were countless women and children.
Why Raising the Minimum Wage Is a Major Women's Rights Issue
Data shows most Americans making minimum wage are women. In reality, not only are more than half of all minimum wage workers women, they're adult women with children who earn half of their family's income.
Netanyahu Demands Palestinians Recognize Jewish State in AIPAC Speech
Israel Premier Says: 'Stop Denying History'
Obama: Tough Choices Nearing In Mideast Talks
Seeking to salvage an elusive Middle East peace plan, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to make the "tough decisions" needed to move forward on talks with the Palestinians.
Sneers from Rabbis Won't Stop Women
In an Anglo-Jewish community known for its internal rifts and often harsh rhetoric, the discussion surrounding Partnership Minyanim – Orthodox prayer groups at which women lead some parts of the service — has been a breath of fresh air.
Pollard Undergoes Surgery, Condition Called 'Not Good'
Jonathan Pollard, the American spy for Israel serving a life sentence in federal prison, was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery.
What the Crisis in Ukraine Means for Its 70,000 Jews
It may not be the most prominent question regarding Crimea's counter-coup against the new Ukrainian government in Kiev and Russia's limited invasion of the peninsula, but given the country's history it is an unavoidable one: Is it good or bad for the Jews?
Kiev Jewish Volunteers Undergo Disaster Training
Jewish volunteers in Kiev underwent training on how to respond to multiple emergencies.