Hadassah 99th National Convention: Mission Possible

Join nearly a thousand Hadassah members and supporters in New York City for four action-packed days.

Experience an exceptional lineup of inspiring speakers, networking opportunities, innovative trainings, entertainment, and more. You'll hear firsthand about the astounding medical impact Hadassah is making in Israel and around the world. This is your chance to hear from experts and leaders about new developments in medicine, Israeli security, philanthropy, combating anti-Semitism, and women's health. Meet some of the people whose lives you have touched.

It's a chance to reunite with old friends and meet new ones! At Hadassah's 99th Convention, you'll laugh and learn as you take your place in a long line of women (and men) making the impossible possible.

Come see what's in store for you this July. Imagine the possibilities!

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An Amazing Agenda

Our Mission Possible speakers and panelists will keep you ahead of the curve on our top Hadassah issues, give you food for thought, inspiration, and the tools you need to make an impact. You'll hear from Felice Friedson, CEO of The Media Line Ltd; Deborah Meyer, Founder & CEO of Moving Traditions; Esther Serok of the World Zionist Organization; Journalist Emily Shire; and Sarah Weiss Ma'udi, Legal Advisor to the Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN. Help us celebrate our Henrietta Szold awardee and the 15th anniversary of a Hadassah kidney transplant! From the workshops to the Banquet, you will experience Mission Possible!

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Inspiration & Impact: HMO Stories

At Convention, you'll have the opportunity to hear world-renowned Hadassah Medical Organization doctors who exemplify the phrase "Mission Possible!" Speakers include HMO midwife Gila Zarbiv, young patient Avraham Goldstone, surgeon Dr. Madi El Haj, terror survivor and grateful patient Dvir Musai, Dr. Sigal Sviri-Saroussi, Director of the Medical ICU, Dr. Itay Chowers, Chairman of the Ophthalmology Division, and Prof. Zeev Rotstein, HMO Director General.

Current Founders and those who step up to the Founders Level (cumulative donations of $36,000 or more) or become a Builder of Promise (new $25,000 gift to the 360° of Healing Campaign) are invited to attend the Founders Dinner, Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30 pm, ($100 pp couvert).

Young Women's Empowerment Track

Are you ready to be an agent of positive change in the world? Join us for special programming on July 16 specifically aimed at younger Hadassah members looking to meet with -- and learn from -- like-minded women. Featuring two special workshops and a networking reception, you'll leave with new connections and practical tools.

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Hadassah Associates Programming

The Associates Business Meeting on Tuesday, July 16, features Dr. Yaron Ilan, Director of the HMO Department of Medicine; Joshua Rednik, Hadassah Chief Development Officer; and Prof. Zeev Rotstein, Director General of HMO. This is your chance to meet and network with Hadassah Associates from around the country, and hear how Associates are making an impact together, with Hadassah.

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.

To the Voting Members of Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (“HWZOA”):

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an annual meeting of the voting members of HWZOA will be held at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel located at 811 7th Avenue, W 53rd Street, in New York, New York. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:05 A.M. – 10:05 A.M. for the purposes of (I) reviewing the annual financial report of HWZOA, (II) electing 1 National President, 3 National Vice Presidents and up to 17 members of the National Board, and (III) conducting any other relevant business.

Only HWZOA’s voting members, i.e., the registered delegates of HWZOA, are entitled to attend and vote at this annual meeting.

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