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  • Hadassah Knitting Circle
  • Knitting begins on Thursday, April 24, 2014
    10:30-noon at the Hadassah Office, class is
    FREE. Participants are encouraged to knit a
    hat, blanket or scarf for Knots for Shots!

  • New Shema Bracelets for sale!
  • GWAC Hadassah is now selling attractive
    Shema Bracelets for only $36!
  • Proceeds of the sale will benefit Hadassah's major projects. Please call the Hadassah office at 301.881.8203
  • Hadassah Walks to Defeat Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Sunday, May 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM - Noon $36.00 per person, kids under 12 walk FREE! Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, MD.
    Did you know? ALS, MS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are Neuromuscular Diseases.
  • Hadassah’s 97th National Convention
  • The Venetian Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino
    Las Vegas, Nevada. Convention Begins Monday evening, July 21 and ends with the banquet on Wednesday, evening, July 23.

National News

  • Educational Conference in Israel Marks World Down Syndrome Day
  • As part of World Down Syndrome Day, about 100 people participated in a conference at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus on April 6, 2014, affording families of patients with Down syndrome from all over Israel an opportunity to meet with eminent specialists.
  • Support Fair Pay for Women & Families
  • Women make 77 cents to a man’s dollar and a single mother of two working full-time at minimum-wage is living nearly $4,000 below the federal poverty line. America’s women and families are worth more and they deserve better!
  • Building Bridges to Peace through Medicine
  • The rationale for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel is based on generalities—many of them uninformed—about how different populations live, work, study, and co-exist in the region.


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