Thanksgiving is almost here and soon after, it's already Hanukkah! Both of these holidays celebrate the spirit of resilience and the importance of community. May you celebrate reasons to be grateful and the many lights in your life along with your loved ones. Our Hadassah community is always here for you.
If you're looking for a convenient way to wish friends and family a happy Hanukkah, send eCards through Hadassah's exclusive eCard marketplace for a $36 donation. Your thoughtfulness will make their Hanukkah even more meaningful, and your donation to Hadassahwill help heal our world.
This just in: Jenna Bush Hager, co-host of NBC’s TODAY show and best-selling author, will be our keynote speaker at Hadassah's first virtual conference, The Power of Purpose. We all remember Jenna as one of the First Daughters, but since then she's earned a national spotlight in her own right, including as a charitable ambassador. Hear from her and other top-tier speakers on advocacy, women's health, Israel and women's empowerment. Read more here. Visit hadassah.org/powerofpurpose for the full speakers list and registration. Sunday, January 9, 2022, 11 am-5:30 pm ET.
Upcoming One Book, One Hadassah:Live with Francine Prose, author of The Vixen, in conversation with Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein. A penetrative and humorous look at the McCarthy Era and the Jewish struggle for acceptance in post-World War II America, Prose's novel follows a young Jewish man, a recent Harvard graduate, as he navigates among loyalty to his middle-class family and Jewish values, his conscience and his own ambitions in the glittering New York City publishing world. Thursday, December 9, 7 pm ET.
Listen and learn: The new episode of the Hadassah On Call podcast is available: "It's All in Your Head: Why Headaches Matter." How serious is my headache? Why is it lingering and what really triggered this? Listen as host Benyamin Cohen talks with Dr. Maxim Bauer, Hadassah senior neurologist and Pain Medicine and Movement Disorders Fellow at the Hadassah Medical Organization.
Bolster US national security and US-Israel relations: Take action and join Hadassah in support of the FY2022 NDAA. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY2022 includes critical funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system, the Hadassah-backed US-Israel medical partnership agreement to study and advance care for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and overdue honorary veteran status to the members of the US Cadet Nurse Corps. Tell your senators to put an end to delays and pass the NDAA today!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Instant Pot Cookalong with Paula Shoyer, aka "the Kosher Baker," in conversation with Adeena Sussman.
SAVE THE DATE (details in future emails):
- January 20, 2022, 7 pm ET: Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Antisemitism on Campus: What You Need to Know.
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.