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An HMO Update on the Light Rail Terror Attack:
Four of six victims sent to Hadassah's hospitals have recovered. Two have tragically died. Read the full story>>

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Leading Breast Cancer Expert Rejects Universal BRCA Testing of Jewish Women

Recent recommendations have been published urging all Jewish women of Ashkenazi descent to be tested for mutations on the BRCA 1 and 2 genes that are associated with a higher risk of breast cancer. Leading oncologist Prof. Tamar Peretz, Interim Director General of Hadassah Medical Organization and Director of Hadassah's Sharett Institute of Oncology in Israel, rejects universal testing. 
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What's Happening with Hadassah?

  • Multi-year, Multi-Million Dollar Bequest to Hadassah Hebrew University School of Nursing
  • The Lapan Scholarship Program will give Hadassah the unique ability to recruit and retain thousands of qualified students, from Israel and from around the world, to the caring profession of nursing. This scholarship will be offered to all Israelis, as well as potential students from abroad. It is a gift of a lifetime, a gift to the students and to the patients they will serve.
  • Bring Alan Gross Home From Cuba!
  • During the last several years, Hadassah has joined with Jewish community partners in advocating for the release of Alan Gross, a Jewish American from Maryland imprisoned for the past 5 years in Cuba.
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