NEED A RIDE TO AN EVENT?: Contact Edie Barr at 404-325-0340 or firstname.lastname@example.org. She will be happy to help.
HMO CARDS AND CERTIFICATES:
Rosh Hashanah 5775 is just around the corner! The holiday begins Wednesday evening, September 24, 2014. Be prepared for the High Holidays with any of the four Hadassah Rosh Hashanah cards that the Mt. Scopus Group is selling. View the card selection and download the order form. Don’t delay. Orders are due by August 15th!
Help support Hadassah’s great work by purchasing greeting cards and certificates for all occasions. We will mail it for you too! You can also purchase JNF trees. Sarah Duwell is ready to help you at 404-636-6929 or email@example.com.
Our NORC Afternoon Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:15 P.M at the Life Enrichment Center Building (NORC), 1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur 30033. The book club meets upstairs in the main building. RSVP for the book club to Barbara Seligman at 770-934-3936 or Barbara.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hold the Dates:
July 22 - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
August 26 - The Interestings by
Sept. 30 - Freud's Mistress by Mack & Kaufman
Oct. 28 - The Emancipation by
Nov. 18 - a new book selection is to be determined
Dec. 23 - a new book selection is to be determined
President: Susan Berkowitz
Treasurer: Anita Levy
V.P. Education: Lois Cohen
V.P. Fundraising: Edie Barr
V.P. Membership: Regine Rosenfelder
V.P. Programming: Suzan Tibor
Corresponding Secretary: Loretta Bernstein
Recording Secretary: Michelle Koufman
Recent events - Please view the Mt Scopus Photo Gallery for pictures of these and other events.
On Sunday, June 9, 2014 the Mount Scopus Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah held their third annual “Tour of Toco Hills”. Members and friends saw a variety of home, condos, and designer remodeled homes. The funds raised from this event support women’s health and research at the two Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem, Israel.On Tuesday evening, May 20, 2014 Rabbi Karmi Ingber treated members of the Mount Scopus Group of Hadassah to a delightful music program, The Mystical Power of Music and the Joy of Song. Rabbi Inber established the Atlanta Outreach Kehilla, an organization dedicated to bringing a unique, exciting, welcoming approach to Judaism to residents throughout the metro Atlanta area.
On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, the Mount Scopus Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah presented with Congregation Or VeShalom, “Every Beat Counts: Hadassah’s Heart Health Program”. This was an educational event to promote women’s heart health. The program is part of a national initiative to provide guidance to women of all ages on prevention of heart disease, the leading cause of death among American women. The program included information on heart disease symptoms and risk factors and provided information on how women can make prevention a priority. Speakers for this program were Alexis Cutchins, MD, Board Certified Cardiologist, Nancy Fried, Registered Dietician and Dennis de Gracia, Certified Personal Trainer.
Fifty Mt. Scopus members and friends enjoyed the world premiere of “The Geller Girls” at the Alliance Theater on Sunday evening, January 26, 2014. Atlanta playwright, Jenece Shaffer, met with our group prior to the play to discuss how she created this play that takes place in 1895, on the eve of the Cotton States and International Exposition which brings change and uncertainty to the Geller girls. A wonderful evening was enjoyed by everyone.
Twenty two Mt.Scopus members visited the High Museum on Thursday, January 23, 2014 to view the exhibit Go West! Art of the American Frontier. An informative introductory presentation by Nicole Cromartie, Museum Department of Interpretation, was enjoyed by everyone. Mt.Scopus member and docent at the High Museum, Barbara Seligman, guided our members through the exhibit.
Congrats to the New Officers: On Sunday, December 15, 2013, the Mount Scopus Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassh met at the Selig Center to celebrate the installation of the 2014 officers. The new officers installed are Susan Berkowitz, President; Suzan Tibor, Programming Vice President; Edie Barr, Fundraising Vice President; Regine Rosenfelder, Membership Vice President; Lois Cohen, Education Vice President; Loretta Bernstein, Corresponding Secretary; Michelle Koufman, Corresponding Secretary; and Anita Levy, Treasurer. They were installed by past president Rachel Schonberger and their outgoing co-president, was recognized in a certificate presentation.
The Mount Scopus Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah held a general meeting on Tuesday evening October 8, 2013 featuring Stephen Krumm, Esq. Mr. Krumm is an attorney with the Senior Citizen Law Project at Atlanta Legal Aid. The topic of his presentation was “Avoid Financial Exploitation and Secure your Future”. The meetingwas held at the Avis G. Williams Library in Decatur.
Dress for Less: A special event took place at Irina’s Boutique on Briarcliff Road, Sunday, August 18, 2013. Irina Yanovskiy, owner of Irina’s Boutique donated 10% of the day’s proceeds to the Mt. Scopus Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah. In addition, she extended another 10% off the purchase price for patrons who mentioned “Hadassah”. Irina is going to continue her 10% “Hadassah Special” until Rosh Hashannah! If you haven’t purchased that new dress for the New Year, please shop at Irina’s and mention Hadassah. Refreshments for the Dress for Less event were provided by Dolche Bakery,a new Kosher bakery located next to Irina’s Boutique. The proceeds that Irina donates will be used for the lifesaving work at Hadassah’s two hospitals and groundbreaking medical research in Jerusalem Israel. The individuals in the photo are left to right: Irina Yanovskiy, Lynn Koffsky, and Edie Barr.
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Mt. Scopus Musical Soiree. Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the home of Rachel and Larry Schonberger. A fabulous evening of music, food and camaraderie was had by all. Pianist Elena Boguslavsky, who studied at the famed School of Music in St. Petersburg, Russia, performed. The money raised from the evening will go to medical research at Hadassah. The people in the picture are, from left to right: Marilyn Perling, Rachel Schonberger, Edie Barr, Susan Berkowitz and at the piano, Elena Boguslavsky.