May is Women's Health Month. Fostering women's health and well-being through education, research and advocacy are long-time cornerstones of Hadassah's mission. In the listings below, you'll find ways to boost your body and spirit, from moving for heart health to watching informative programs right from home.
Yet distressingly, this is also happening at a time when we are witnessing a major threat to women's reproductive freedom. Hadassah is unwavering in support for full and complete access to reproductive health services and a woman's right to make health decisions according to her own religious, moral and ethical values. Yesterday, Hadassah members made their voices heard at The Jewish Rally for Abortion Justice. Watch Hadassah CEO Naomi Adler's stirring remarks here.Now, we need your help:find actions you can take and mobilize with #Hadassah4Choice.
Yom Yerushalayim celebration: Hadassah and Jerusalem: United Forever. Commemorate the 55th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem after the Six-Day War, which led to the reunification of our two hospitals. Join us for a heartwarming, historical and energetic virtual celebration with celebrity host Judy Gold and a musical performance by Israeli duo Yonina. Wednesday, June 1, 8 pm ET.
One Book, One Hadassah:Live with Rachel Barenbaum, the award-winning author of Atomic Anna. A time-travel story centered in the dilemmas of the atomic age, this ambitious novel follows three generations of Jewish women as they attempt to prevent the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and save their own family. Exploring intergenerational trauma and Jewish identity in both the former Soviet Union and 20th century America, Atomic Anna grapples with themes of love and responsibility and the bonds between mother and daughters. Wednesday, June 15, 7 pm ET.
Get moving and have fun:Hugely popular with members last yearHadassah's dynamic health and wellness program — Every Move Counts— is designed to help you boost your physical and mental well-being along with other Hadassah members, visiting Hadassah milestones as you travel along our virtual US and Israel maps. A perfect way to boost your heart health during Women's Health Month, Round 1 of the program is now running with fantastic new features and new fundraising opportunities. It's not too late to register and start moving.
New frontiers in medicine: Listen to the latest podcast episode of Hadassah On Call: The Future Is Now: Precision Medicine, Stem Cells and More. Prof. Yoram Weiss, MD, acting director general of the Hadassah Medical Organization, takes a look at emerging technologies, precision medicine and how these are being used at Hadassah hospitals to reshape the future of medical care.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
VIDEO: Hadassah Celebrates International Nurses Day
Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Exploring Israeliana, Iconic Israeli Souvenirs and Judaica, with the Israel Museum
SAVE THE DATE (details to come in future emails):
- Associates Diabetes Event Tuesday, June 14, 8 pm ET.
For past programs see our last Hadassah@home email or our Virtual Programming page. Follow our COVID-19 coverage.