We welcome our new CEO/Executive Director as we usher in the New Year, 5782.

September 1, 2021

We welcome our new CEO/Executive Director as we usher in the New Year, 5782.

We have exciting news to share with you! Naomi Adler, a distinguished leader in the nonprofit and Jewish communal sectors, has been named the organization’s new CEO/Executive Director.

A former prosecutor and a community advocate, Adler comes to Hadassah with extensive achievements, including six years as President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and 13 years leading two United Way organizations in New York. Read more about Adler's impressive professional accomplishments here.

It's fortuitous to be welcoming a new CEO as we welcome the New Year, 5782. If you're looking to send some last-minute Rosh Hashanah cards, visit our eCard Marketplace. You'll help Hadassah and spread warm greetings to loved ones. As we move into the New Year, continue connecting with Hadassah from home with our upcoming programs.

Live with Anita Diamant: From The Red Tent to Menstrual Activism

Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Our popular virtual series continues with Live with Anita Diamant: From The Red Tent to Menstrual Activism. Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein will interview best-selling author and journalist Anita Diamant, whose most recent book, Period. End of Sentence., explores the cultural taboos and perceived shame surrounding menstruation — and champions an emerging generation of activists advocating for solutions. Tuesday, September 14, 7 pm ET.

  • COVID-19 update: Tune in to the latest podcast episode of Hadassah On Call: "New Hope in the Fight Against COVID-19." You'll hear an update on a new treatment for COVID-19 patients from Hadassah Medical Organization's Prof. Dror Mevorach.
  • Watch inspiring videos from our hospitals: For something to give you a sense of pride and joy, follow current stories of the groundbreaking patient care taking place at Hadassah's hospitals today. Watch exciting, new patient videos on our website, featuring 11-year-old pediatric cardiology patient Noia, Sheyna Goldstein, a lymphoma survivor, and more inspiring patient stories of hope and healing! Find them here.
"Letter to a Young Female Physician: Life Lessons for All" with author Dr. Suzanne Koven

Life lessons from a brilliant physician: Join us for Letter to a Young Female Physician: Life Lessons for All with author Dr. Suzanne Koven in conversation with Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein as she discusses her struggles with balancing work with marriage and parenthood, burnout, body image and "imposter syndrome" — a long-held secret belief that she was not good enough to be a "real" doctor. This webinar will be informative and inspiring for those inside and outside of medicine. Presented by the Hadassah Physicians Council and open to all. Monday, October 4, 8 pm ET.

What's In Your Genes?: What You Need to Know About Jewish Genetics

Stay informed on Jewish genetics: Did you know that Ashkenazi Jewish women and men are disproportionately more likely to carry hereditary genetic mutations that can increase their risk for disease? Join us for What's In Your Genes?: What You Need to Know About Jewish Genetics with Deborah Wasserman, MS, Genetic Counselor, and Tamar Adar, Manager of Genetic Counseling, as they share advances in genetic testing for pre-conception, cancer screening and Parkinson’s research. Plus, hear incredible survivor stories! Presented by the Hadassah Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Council and open to all. Tuesday, October 12, 8 pm ET.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Every Move Counts Party at the Finish Line

Every Move Counts: Party at the Finish Line, featuring a dance lesson with Luisa Narins.

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.

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