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2014 CONVENTION NEWS


LasVegas, July 21-23, 2014, Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino 

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Keynote speaker for the Gala Opening Plenary on Monday, July 21, will be Randi Zuckerberg,
digital media marketing whiz and inspiring

Other speakers include:

·  Israeli author Ari Shavit

·  Wall Street Journal's Bret Louis Stephens

·  Journalist/professor Gil Troy

·  Novelist Daniel Silva

·  TV correspondent Jamie Gangel


  Open Your Heart & Equip Our Tower

HMO's Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, is already home to the hospital's Neurosciences Center, and Departments of Cardiothoracics, Orthopedic and Vascular Surgery, and others. We need to finish equipping and furnishing the Tower. When you make a tax deductible $100 donation to the Tower Campaign, a beautiful sterling silver open heart necklace is your thank you gift. Donate today and receive your free necklace >>

 

 


 Advocate for Return of Kidnapped Israeli Teens

On Thursday, June 12, three Israeli students — Naftali Frankel (16), Gilad Shaar (16), and Eyal Yifrach (19) — were abducted on their way home from religious school in the West Bank.
Naftali Frankel also has dual Israeli/American citizenship.

 


 
  

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Hadassah's Defining Zionism in the 21st Century Series is an online monthly program that creates a welcoming opportunity for everyone to explore various perspectives of Zionism from the comfort of home.  This program is free of charge and open to the community.

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 hMedicine   (CLICK ON EACH TITLE TO READ MORE)

  • Insight into Pediatric Radiotherapy Treatment at Hadassah Provided to ALYN Colleagues
    To gain a greater understanding of the radiation therapy and support that pediatric cancer patients receive at the Hadassah Medical Organization, psychologists, social workers, and rehabilitation nurses from ALYN Woldenberg Family Hospital, Israel's only pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation facility, visited Hadassah for an in-depth briefing and tour.

 NEWS

  • Hadassah Foundation Awards Sixth Annual Bernice S. Tannenbaum Award To Dr. Yifat Bitton
    Recipient Honored for Establishing Tmura—The Israeli Antidiscrimination Legal Center to fight for Israeli women who suffer sexual, physical and economic abuse

  • Good News From Jerusalem
    National President Marcie Natan announced May 22 that the Israeli Court had approved a recovery plan for Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO.) The plan will put HMO on the path to financial stability, while preserving HWZOA's (Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America) ownership and control of HMO. Read about the specifics of the agreement in our talking points memo and continue to check our website hadassah.org/HMOupdate for the most current information.

  •  Pope Francis at Mt. Scopus 
    On his recent visit to Jerusalem, Pope Francis landed on the heliport at Hadassah's hospital on Mt. Scopus. He was greeted by Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach, Director General of HMO- Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and Prof. Menachem Ben-Sasson, President of Hebrew University. During his visit, the Pope visited Yad Vashem and the Kotel (Western Wall.) Read the full story >>




  • Visit Israel this Summer
    HADASSAH TRAVEL DESIGNED JUST FOR YOU.
    No one knows Israel like Hadassah knows Israel. And family trips are a specialty. Ride a Jeep in the Golan Heights on the path of Israeli soldiers in the Six Day War. Visit a chocolate factory and harvest grapes for wine making. Raft or kayak on the Jordan River.


 

    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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