Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with your Hadassah community.

April 7, 2021

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with your Hadassah community.

Tonight marks the beginning of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Hadassah's thriving community and continued healing work around the world are testaments to the resilience of the Jewish people and our values. Join us to commemorate the past and celebrate the present, through our upcoming One Book, One Hadassah discussion, life-changing family-building initiative and unwavering support of Israel.

"Anyone who saw the magic in books had to be good" Kristen Harmel: The Book of Lost Names

One Book, One Hadassah: Timed to coincide with Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Live with Kristin Harmel and The Book of Lost Names will focus on an evocative historical fiction novel based on true accounts of WWII document forgers who helped smuggle Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied France. Members $18, non-members $25. Thursday, April 8, 6 pm ET.

Family Building in the US & Israel: Personal, Policy and Perspectives

Infertility Awareness Week panel discussion:  Family Building in the US & Israel: Personal, Policy and Perspectives will examine issues surrounding family-building in the two countries. Israel offers free, unlimited IVF procedures for up to two children, while many Americans have no coverage. Hear the voices of women and medical experts navigating these issues, and learn what actions you can take to support family-building for you and those close to you. Small group discussions to follow. No ticketing fee for this special program. Wednesday, April 21, 7:30 pm ET.

Once upon an infertility journey

Once upon an infertility journey: Your Family-Building Story, the story-collecting initiative Hadassah launched in partnership with the Jewish Women's Archive and Uprooted: A Jewish Communal Response to Fertility Journeys, is central to Hadassah's efforts during National Infertility Awareness Week in April. We invite you to share your stories. Read more in Hadassah Magazine, help us spark conversations and empower others who are struggling. Now through April 24.

Hadassah on Call: Beyond the Basics of Infertility Treatments

New podcast episode: The latest episode of Hadassah On Call, "Beyond the Basics of Infertility Treatments," explores this topic that affects over 49 million people globally and at least 1 in 8 couples. Hear Dr. Anat Hershko Klement, Director of the IVF Unit at Hadassah Hospital, discuss the remarkable advancements being made.

Conversation with former Supreme Court Marshal Pamela Talkin

Hear from a Supreme Court insider: Join us for A Conversation with former Supreme Court Marshal Pamela Talkin, a Hadassah life member and the first woman to hold this esteemed Court position. Talkin will share details of her 19 years at the Court and her fascinating life story. Presented by the Attorneys and Judges Council and open to all.  Members $18, non-members $25. Sunday, April 11, 7:30 pm ET.

Israel at 73

Celebrate Yom Ha'atzma'ut: Hadassah is partnering with the Embassy of Israel to the United States for a virtual celebration of Israel’s 73rd anniversary, with greetings from H.E. Gilad Erdan, Ambassador of Israel to the US and to the United Nations, other special guests and a showcase of Israel’s achievements.  Sign up here for updates. Wednesday, April 14, 8 pm ET.

The scoop from Access Israel:

The scoop from Access Israel:   Tune in for An Exclusive Interview with Khaled Abu Toameh, an award-winning journalist and TV producer who covers Palestinian affairs for The Jerusalem Post. Moderated by Hadassah National President Rhoda Smolow and brought to you by Access Israel, Hadassah's online monthly Zionist series. No ticketing fee for this special program. Thursday, April 22, 2 pm ET.

Women of Vision: interview with Jennifer J. Raab

Hadassah Presents: Women of Vision: Former US Assistant Surgeon General Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal is the latest guest on this new TalkLine network series hosted by Hadassah Executive Director/CEO Janice Weinman; airs on April 26 at 5 pm ET. Visit the Women of Vision web page to hear the April 5 interview with Jennifer J. Raab, President of Hunter College,  as well as recordings of all previous episodes.

Hadassah & Jerusalem: United Forever

Celebrate Yom Yerushalayim with Hadassah: Not to be missed! Join this festive, virtual event featuring invited celebrity host Tovah Feldshuh, musical performances from Israeli duo Yonina and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, plus Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon and more! Monday, May 10, 7:30 pm ET. Please note that prior to the event, there will be a special pre-celebration for Keepers of the Gate or new Keepers at 7 pm ET — if interested, email cstubbs@hadassah.org for details.

SAVE THE DATE  (details in future emails):

Weekly Series:

Hebrew@Hadassah: Register for our ongoing Hebrew classes. Cost for all classes is $36. Email questions to  EducationandAdvocacy@Hadassah.org. Mondays: Beginner's Hebrew at 3 pm ET and Intermediate Hebrew at 4 pm ET. Members and Associates only, $36.

Resilience & Relaxation with Rebecca: Weekly sessions with Rabbi Rebecca W. Sirbu to help you find balance. Tuesdays at 4 pm ET.

For past programs see our last Hadassah@home email or our Virtual Programming page. Follow our COVID-19 coverage.