Hadassah

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter 3B

Monday, May 15 2017

The Weismark Miracle and a Bat Mitzvah Gift

Kinneret Weismark was born with a big bang! Her mother, Ilana Weismark, suffered an amniotic fluid embolism -- a rare (1 in 30,000 deliveries), life-threatening emergency that can occur during labor.

Thanks to the wonderful team of doctors and nurses at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, both Ilana and baby Kinneret’s life were saved.

Fast forward 12 years and Kinneret decides as her bat mitzvah project that she is going to raise money for the neonatal department at Hadassah, where the staff took good care of her while her mother was fighting for her life.

Watch the video for the full story of the Weismark Family’s miracle. 

Libbie Blog Weismark family
Libbie Blog Weismark family
Libbie Blog Kinneret
Libbie Blog Kinneret

Read other blog posts from Nurse Libbie

nurse-libbies-blog-thumb

Jun 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter 4

Babies are a sign of life. New life and new beginnings. That is one of the reasons why I love my job so much on the maternity and newborn ward. Each and every day I spend on the ward I get that...
READ MORE ›

libbie-thumb

Mar 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter Three

Every morning when I awake, I put my two feet on the ground and gratefully thank the almighty for returning my soul to me. This is the start for each and every day.
READ MORE ›

nurse-libbie-thumb

Jan 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter Two

It is said that a single photo can tell a story better than a thousand words. In our day and age each smart phone contains millions of photos and often people have innumerable words to add to them....
READ MORE ›

libbie-thumb

Dec 2016

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter One

The hallways of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem tell the ongoing history of the City of Jerusalem and thousands of personal stories too. My story begins in those hallowed hallways of Hadassah and...
READ MORE ›

Related Stories

alt_text

Thursday, Sep 5 2019

The Hadassah Foundation Awards $500,000 to Organizations Changing What is Possible for Women and Girls

“In today’s climate of partisan and political tensions, the U.S.-Israel relationship has and will continue to endure because of the links that bond the people of both nations..." -- Hadassah National President Ellen Hershkin and CEO/Executive Director Janice Weinman declared in a statement.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Monday, Aug 19 2019

Marking Tu B’Av, the Holiday of Love, with a Gift of Life

Look closely at the couple before you, who perfectly illustrate the meaning of Tu B’Av, a minor holiday celebrated in Israel on the fifteenth of Av as a holiday of love.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Thursday, Aug 15 2019

Hadassah’s Power to Heal the World

What do a Romanian medical student, a Palestinian child, and a young adult from the Dominican Republic have in common?

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Thursday, Aug 8 2019

Building Bridges to Peace: A Statement on Recent Mass Shootings

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA) is devastated by the back-to-back attacks in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio, and equally by recent attacks at the Gilroy Garlic Festival and multiple shootings in Chicago.

READ MORE ›
SUPPORT HADASSAH HOSPITALS

Learn more about the Hadassah Medical Organization.

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Missions Department

missions@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

support@hadassah.org

More ›

Show More