Shabbat Shalom & Happy Purim!
Friday, March 14, 2014
Fill your Mishloach Manot Basket
Fill your Hadassah mishloach manot basket and enable the world to feast on the extraordinary work of Hadassah.
Hadassah Shabbat Zachor Program in a Box
Hadassah was founded on Purim, and is Esther's Hebrew name. The inaugural Hadassah Shabbat Zachor is this weekend, the Shabbat preceding Purim.
Joint Israel-UK Stem Cell Research Wows Peres, Cameron
Israeli and British scientists are working on advanced solutions for some of the most difficult diseases around
Wounded by Gunfire, Ukranians Airlifted to Hadassah
Although Oleksandr Huch and Arten Zapototskyi did not know each other in their homeland of Ukraine, today they are roommates on the fifth floor of the Hadassah Medical Organization's Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower.
At Hadassah, Victims of Ukraine Conflict Find Themselves in Experienced Hands
Grab a marker, write a message to show your support and post it here!
Purim in Pediatrics
With the Jewish holiday of Purim right around the corner, members of Israel's National Service and various volunteers, dressed in their finest Purim attire, brought an early celebration to the pediatric patients at the Hadassah Medical Organization.
Snapshots: Three Patients in the Neuro ICU
Meet three patients who are recuperating in the new Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit in the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower at HMO.
Volunteers Deliver Dose of Happiness to Hadassah Patients on "Good Deeds Day"
On the eighth annual "Good Deeds Day" in Israel—a day dedicated to performing good deeds on behalf of others—volunteers visited various departments at the HMO to uplift the patients' spirits.
HCoast to Coast: Stories from chapter events around the country
WHAT WE'RE READING
Israel Law Taps Religious Jews for Military Service
Israel's Parliament Passed Law Stripping Religious Jews of Exemption From Military Draft
For Transgender Jews, a Visit to the Western Wall Holds Unique Symbolism
Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others.
Plight of Jewish 'Chained Women' Trapped in Broken Marriage
In Jewish society, there are estimated to be thousands of women in broken marriages where their husband refuses to give them the necessary religious document enabling a divorce.
Netanyahu Promises 'Forceful' Response to Gaza Rocket Attacks
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday evening at a press conference in Jerusalem that Israel will respond "forcefully" to the barrage of at least 60 rockets that were fired at southern Israel earlier in the day, Israel's Walla reported.
Israeli Parents Protest Sexy Purim Costumes for Kids
Until 2014, flipping through catalogs of Purim costumes for girls presented rather uniform results:sexy policewoman, sexy nurse...
Hatnua Backed Controversial Bills in Exchange for Conversion Law
The Knesset has concluded a marathon voting session this week on three controversial laws: the Enlistment Bill, the Governance Bill, and the National Referendum Bill.
Women of the Wall Take on Tefillin in Tel Aviv
They were standing in a public square in a major Israeli city, laying tefillin on women amid shouts of protest and quizzical looks from nearby men in black hats.