Happy Hanukkah! As we celebrate this festive holiday, let's look to the miracles that regularly come from Hadassah's hospitals in Israel. Much of this is made possible by the support of our donors, so let's give a special thank you to all who, in the spirit of giving, contributed on Giving Tuesday. If you haven't yet, there is still time to support our life-saving work. Spread light for Hanukkah, Hadassah and the world.
Join us in Jerusalem: We're thrilled to invite you to join us for Hadassah's 100th National Convention: Together in Israel: Our Pride. Our Purpose. It will take place November 14-17, 2022 (provided health regulations allow). This is our first convention in Israel in a decade and our best lineup yet! Share your Hadassah pride and purpose and leave inspired to continue your support for Hadassah and for Israel. Take advantage of our special Early Bird discount, and save $250 per person when you register by February 28.
Find your purpose in 2022: 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. Other speakers include Marcy Syms, former chair of the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality, president of the Sy Syms Foundation; Dr. Rachel Fish, academic in Israeli history, Zionist thought and Middle Eastern Studies; Tamar Manasseh, founder of Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings (MASK); and many more. 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 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.
Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Antisemitism on Campus: What You Need to Know.Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein moderates a panel that includes attorney Alyza Lewin, a leading figure in the legal fight against antisemitism at multiple universities, and prominent student activists who are mobilizing, organizing and taking to social media to combat rising Jew hatred and bias. January 20, 2022, 7 pm ET.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Show your support of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act and let our elected leaders know that the mental and behavioral health of America’s healthcare heroes is a top priority as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hebrew@Hadassah: Register for our ongoing Hebrew classes. 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.