We're thrilled to offer you an outstanding opportunity to hear exciting updates about Hadassah. This year, our July National Meetings will be held virtually, and you are invited to watch our special programming on Tuesday, July 27 — from wherever you are.
Be inspired by a fascinating interview with invited guests Hadassah Lieberman and her daughter Rebecca Lieberman. Stay informed on Hadassah's hospitals with a special update from Dalia Itzik, Chair, Hadassah Medical Organization Board of Directors, and the first female Speaker of the Knesset and former interim President of Israel. Plus, you'll hear other important news you won't want to miss.
Hadassah is Powerful Together. Let’s come together and show our pride in Hadassah’s lifesaving work. Registration closes Friday, July 16, so click now to sign up. Read on for more ways to learn, connect and engage with Hadassah at home.
Tomorrow night! Interview with Tovah Feldshuh: Hadassah Magazine Discussion Group Presents: Tovah Feldshuh, From Golda to Dr. Ruth: Portraying Iconic Jewish Women. Join multiple TONY and Emmy Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh in conversation with Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein. Feldshuh's recent memoir, Lilyville: Mother, Daughter, and Other Roles I've Played, was released as she was adding to her portrayal of iconic Jewish women with her role on stage in Becoming Dr. Ruth. TOMORROW NIGHT, July 15, 7 pm ET.
Listen and share: "Can't Sleep? Here's What's Keeping Us Awake" is the latest episode in our Hadassah On Call podcast. According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 1 in 3 people aren't getting enough sleep. Listen as Dr. Joel Reiter, sleep disorders expert, pediatric pulmonologist and head of the Hadassah Medical Organization's sleep clinic, discusses how sleep, lack of sleep and its related disorders, especially after COVID-19, may be one of your major health concerns.
Learn skills for self-advocacy with medical providers: If you are uncomfortable discussing your most personal medical health issues, you are not alone. How to Talk to Your Doctor: Hormones, Fertility and Intimacy will feature Danielle Ofri MD, PhD, a specialist on the doctor-patient relationship and author of multiple books, including What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear. You'll also hear from a panel of medical professionals, including physicians and nurses, who will share solutions for clear communication and answers to your most pressing questions. Tuesday, August 3, 8 pm ET.
One Book, One Hadassah looks at the classics:Marjorie Morningstar and Other Essential Reads for Jewish Women. Marjorie Morningstar is a classic book that was a touchstone for many Jewish women. What else is considered an "essential read" and why? We'll address this question with a distinguished panel of authors, featuring Rachel Kadish, The Weight of Ink; Nessa Rapoport, Evening; and Paula Marantz Cohen, Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy. Wednesday, August 11, 7 pm ET.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
In the wake of the terrible tragedy of the Surfside, Florida condo collapse, the Hadassah community across the country joined together in a deeply moving online program of unity, prayer, mourning and healing. Watch Prayers for Surfside: Hadassah Comes Together.
SAVE THE DATE (details in future emails):
- September 14, 7 pm ET: Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Interview with Anita Diamant: From The Red Tent to Menstrual Activism.
- October 28, 7 pm ET: One Book, One Hadassah: Interview with Judy Batalion, author of The New York Times bestseller The Light Of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos.
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.