Last week, more than 600 people watched the latest One Book, One Hadassah interview with Elyssa Friedland about her novel Last Summer at the Golden Hotel. In case you missed it, a recording of this and many other terrific Hadassah programs can be found on the Virtual Programming page of hadassah.org. If you ever miss a program you wanted to see — or if you'd like to find something engaging to watch at home when you have the time — visit this webpage. Additionally, the "In Case You Missed It" section below includes links to the most recent recordings and videos.
Access Israel: Israel Innovates to "Conserve, Protect and Defend" the Earth. Israel is widely known to be at the forefront of bold technological innovations. Did you know this includes making important strides to protect the earth? Watch this informative panel moderated by journalist Abigail Klein Leichman with invited speakers Yosef (Yossi) Abramovitz, a co-founder of the solar energy industry in Israel, and Viktoria Kanar, CEO of Re-Fresh Global. Wednesday, September 21, 1 pm ET.
Healing for the New Year:Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Loss, Grief, Healing — The Journey. How can we move from profound sorrow to meaningful healing? Executive Editor Lisa Hostein moderates a powerful discussion in advance of a new Jewish year with panelists Kathryn Schulz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lost & Found; Rebecca Soffer, CEO and co-founder of Modern Loss; and Hope Edelman, author of The AfterGrief. Thursday, September 8, 7 pm ET.
One Book, One Hadassah:Live with Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author of Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy. Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein interviews the feminist icon and one of the founding editors of Ms. Magazine. In her new memoir, Hadassah life member Pogrebin reveals the fear of shame and stigma that indelibly marked her upbringing in an immigrant Jewish family in Queens, NY, capturing universal truths about families, truth-telling and the price of guilt. Thursday, October 20, 7 pm ET.
Share your High Holidays stories: Join the Hadassah Writers' Circle. We are currently seeking first-person essays on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, as well as what Hadassah means to you, the importance of reproductive choice, the global rise in antisemitism, HMO's cutting-edge medical care and Youth Aliyah. Other ideas are welcome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet a Hadassah family:Watch this wonderful video featuring Betty, Debbie and Leslie — a mom and her two daughters — on their forthcoming trip to Israel in November for Hadassah's 100th National Convention — to celebrate, share and reconnect with each other, with Israel and with Hadassah! They invite you to join them.
Hadassah 2022 Voting and Issues Guide: With the 2022 elections are fast approaching, Hadassah supports our members exercising their right to vote for candidates that reflect their values. Learn more about where Hadassah stands on important issues and get resources to make a voting plan with Hadassah's 2022 Voting and Issues Guide. #HadassahVotes
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
SAVE THE DATE (details to come in future emails):
- Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Celebrity chef Michael Twitty, author of the newly released Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew, in conversation with Adeena Sussman. Thursday, November 3, 6 pm ET
Hebrew@Hadassah 2022: New Beginners Class Are you ready to learn Hebrew? These 45-minute sessions are a wonderful opportunity for Hadassah members and Associates to learn Hebrew vocabulary and conversation skills and prepare for the upcoming 100th National Convention in Israel. The New Beginners Class runs from September 12 to December 19, Mondays at 2 pm ET. $25 per semester. Questions? Email ZionistEd@hadassah.org.