Prepare for the High Holidays and explore health care in Israel with Hadassah

September 7, 2022

Prepare for the High Holidays and explore health care in Israel with Hadassah

We are now in the month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar and the lead up to the High Holidays. For many, this is a time of reflection. It can also be a busy time as we prepare for holiday celebrations. Hadassah can help with a few items on your to-do list. Here is a recipe for a holiday favorite, Adeena Sussman's Tahini-Glazed Carrots — a recipe that gained instant popularity after The New York Times shared it. And you can easily send New Year cards to friends, family and loved ones with Hadassah's eCard Marketplace — and support Hadassah's important work at the same time.

Jerusalem Post Annual Conference

The future of health care in Israel: Hear Hadassah National President Rhoda Smolow and leaders from Israel's medical sector discuss “The Future of Healthcare” at The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference in NYC on September 12. Watch online for free at (registration not needed). For information about other speakers and sessions, visit the conference website. Questions?

Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Loss, Grief, Healing — The Journey

Tomorrow! 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, co-founder of Modern Loss and author of The Modern Loss Handbook; and Hope Edelman, author of The AfterGrief. Thursday, September 8, 7 pm ET.

Hadassah: Building the Future of Nursing in Israel

An inside look at the School of Nursing:Hadassah: Building the Future of Nursing in Israel. Don't miss this unprecedented window into the Henrietta Szold Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing, which Hadassah has supported since its inception and in its ongoing and vital role in developing the nursing profession in Israel. Hear from Dr. Nurit Zusman, the new head of the school, and leading experts, who will present cutting-edge research and reflections related to nursing in Israel. Presented by the Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Council. Sunday, September 18, 11 am ET.

Access Israel: Israel Innovates to "Conserve, Protect and Defend" the Earth

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 speaker Yosef (Yossi) Abramowitz, a co-founder of the solar energy industry in Israel. Click here to register for the live event. An unedited recording will be shown at 7 pm ET for those who cannot attend at 1. Register here for the recording. Wednesday, September 21, 1 pm ET and 7 pm ET.

Medical marijuana: an update

Medical Marijuana: An Update: People are fascinated by the prospect of the federal legalization of cannabis. Join us for Cannabis and the Law, an informative update on the current status of legalization efforts. Learn about the benefits and challenges physicians and patients face and the opportunities to improve medical care for cannabis users. Presented by the Attorneys and Judges Council. Thursday, October 6, 8 pm ET.

Live with Letty Cottin Pogrebin

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, Hadassah life member, and one of the founding editors of Ms. Magazine. In her new memoir, 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.


Family Building in the US & Israel

PODCAST: Hadassah On Call: "Sneeze, Itch, Cough: How Allergies Interrupt Our Lives"

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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

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