WE WENT TO JERUSALEM!
Thank you for coming to Jerusalem to celebrate Hadassah's Centennial.
Thank you so much for being part of our joyous Centennial Celebration in Jerusalem. Your participation, and that of so many others from around the world, brought great pride to our members, our projects, and to all the people we serve.
Centennial Convention Chair
FOR ALL THE INFO ABOUT THE CONVENTION, GO TO:
Convention Opening Program
Hospital Tower Dedication Ceremony
Centennial Gala Closing Ceremony
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat personally welcomed us at the start of our Convention in Safra Square.
President Shimon Peres was the keynote speaker when we dedicated the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Ein Kerem, our gift to the people of Israel in honor of our Centennial. President Peres also introduced a new Israeli stamp issued in honor of Hadassah's Centennial.
National President Marcie Natan with Shimon Peres
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received the coveted Henrietta Szold award at our Gala.
Nancy Falchuk, National Past President,
presents the award to the Prime Minister.
Thank you Myrna Rodkin, Florida Area Team Leader, and our own Annelee Weiner and Bette Hirschman.
Over 1600 Hadassah members and Associates, families and supporters (116 from the Florida Atlantic Region alone) came together to share this joyful, once-in-a-century celebration.
There were flags, entertainment and fun as we entered Safra Square for our opening program Check out www.hadassah.org/livestream for the video.
Two resolutions were proposed and passed to resounding applause at the conclusion of the Business Meeting. To read them in their entirety, go to www.hadassah.org/centennial for the "Dailies."
Every major event was chronicled for those who were unable to attend. Go to: www.hadassah.org/livestream to see it all.
Barbara Alper, Education VP