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Hadassah Elects Marcie Natan New National President

Marcie Natan of New York, NY, and Lancaster, PA, was officially installed as National President of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, at the recent National Business Meeting in Las Vegas. Marcie is leading the team that will take us into Hadassah's second century in 2012. The theme of her acceptance speech was hineni, here I am. Read about Marcie and what Hadassah means to her.. Watch Marcie's interview on Shalom TV



New Leadership for Associates

The annual Hadassah Associates Business meeting in Las Vegas was packed with information and emotion. The meeting began with a "State of the Associates" address by outgoing President Joel Marks, followed by the installation of new NCHA officers. Mark Roth, new NCHA President, accepted this position with commitment and passion as he spoke to the assembled delegates and guests


Keepers Hit The JACKPOT In Vegas!

During Hadassah's National Business Meeting in July 2011, Keepers of the Gatefrom around the country and Israel gathered in Vegas at a special reception featuring Barbara Goldstein, Deputy Director of Hadassah Offices in Israel.


See How Hadassah Impacts
People and the Land of Israel

At their closing session, delegates at the Las Vegas National Business Meeting watched an emotional multi-media presentation about Hadassah's continuing work in medicine and health, youth and education, Jewish continuity, and more. The meeting was broadcast around the world via a live feed.

Watch highlights from the presentation >>

In honor of my Mom, a life member of Hadassah, I am now a member.

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Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower Update: August 2011

To date, the Tower Campaign has raised more than $258 million. The Bridge to Healing is a prominent component of the new Ein Kerem campus and will provide an essential connection between two state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to offering patients the most comprehensive care.

More information on
the Tower's progress >>

Hadassah College Hospitality Students Tee-Up Careers at Country Clubs

Hospitality College Students from Jerusalem are finding new opportunities at US country clubs. Broken Sound Club creates the first-ever hospitality internship program with new students arriving from Hadassah Academic College.

Read more about the program>>

Great pictures. Gala was a blast. Wonderful to be there for Nancy's farewell and Marcie's installation. Next yeat in Jerusalem!

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Renown French Baritone Sings For Young Hadassah Patients

Internationally recognized French Baritone David Serero, new President of Young Hadassah France, entertained the children at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem on July 21. Mr. Serero has given more than 400 concerts and performances throughout the world. Among them was a concert in March of this year for Hadassah France on behalf of the Hadassah Medical Center.


Young Judaea's Year Course:
The Ultimate Israel Experience

Young Judaea's YEAR COURSE is the oldest, largest and most successful program of its kind in the world. Each participant keeps a journal during the school-year length program and, as a concluding assignment, prepares a speech on the Year Course experience.

Read excerpts from
some of their speeches. >>

Young Judaea Israel Programs Continue During Transition

During its transition to an independent entity, Young Judaea continues to offer a varied menu of programs for teens and young adults who wish to experience Israel. Choices include the 10-day Taglit-Birthright Israel opportunity and Amirim, summer leadership programs experiencing Israeli life in Jerusalem, Bat Yam or Arad. College grads can take advantage of WUJS – 5-months of intensive Jewish living and learning. As always, the jewel in Young Judaea's crown is Year Course, the premier gap year program between high school and college that includes academics, volunteering, and considerable interaction with Israelis. Just look at this year's exciting numbers!

Be with us in Jerusalem for
Hadassah's Centennial Convention
October 15-18, 2012

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News from Hadassah Medical Organization

Revolutionary Approach in the Treatment of Hypertension at Hadassah
Doctors at Hadassah Medical Center have acquired a potent new tool in the battle to control hypertension: an innovative new catheterization technique. "We are partners in [a n] extraordinary revolution...," said Prof.Haim Danenberg, director of Hadassah's Interventional Cardiology Unit. "The treatment will entirely alter current treatments of hypertension."

Hadassah and Supermarket Chain Team Up for Health
A few weeks after Hadassah University Medical Center's chief clinical dietitian Dorit Adler bemoaned the lack of "food security" for many Israelis, supermarket chain owner Rami Levy initiated a first-ever program to sell basic, healthful foods cheaply.

New Media and Social Changes Impact Health of Young and Old
At a conference organized by Hadassah and attended by over 1,100 doctors, the subject of the influence of social changes on medical problems was front and center.


Get Well Soon!Feeling under the weather? Got a friend who needs some cheering? Send her the Get Well Soon video and brighten her day. Watch now

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Be informed and make your voice heard. Join the Email Action Network Today!

Coming Soon: Rosh Hashanah eCards
Be on the lookout for Hadassah's beautifully designed Rosh Hashanah eCards, which you will be able to send to friends and family in September. They will be on our website at haddassah.org.

Thin Threads: Real Stories of Hadassah Life-Changing Moments Be part of the Hadassah Centennial Celebration Commemorative Book. Find out how to submit a story for consideration at www.hadassahstories.com

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You empower your children with Jewish values, pride and love of Israel. Enroll your children today so they join the more than 18,000 new Life Members and Associates who have celebrated Hadassah's Centennial anniversary with a $100 Lifetime Membership.

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