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Jewish and pro-Israel groups applauded Senate passage last Wednesday of the Never Again Education Act, which seeks to expand Holocaust education in the United States. The legislation, which passed … more
“Even in these complicated times, the connection with the patients is important — perhaps more now than ever,” says Professor Alon Hershko, director of Hadassah Ein Kerem Internal … more
An Israeli mother recently posted on her Facebook page a photo of Muslim-Israeli and Jewish-Israeli healthcare professionals dancing together at a staff function at Jerusalem’s Hadassah … more
In late February, I flew to Long Island to help my 77-year-old mom following her knee replacement surgery. I arrived in the United States … more
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved $10 million over five years to fund Holocaust education in American schools. The vote Monday was timed for International Holocaust … more
Not long ago, an Orthodox rabbi in his early 70s with lung cancer was rushed to Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital with heart failure. The dying patient previously had asked his family that he not … more
A decade after the Bernie Madoff debacle — one so serious that Hadassah officials refuse to even utter the Ponzi schemer’s name — the women’s Zionist organization is … more
Rhoda Smolow of Great Neck was elected National President of Hadassah this week, during its convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.  With over 300,000 members, the … more
A few months ago, a 12- year-old boy — we’ll call him A — happily posed for pictures atop a camel in the Judean Desert. He was shirtless under the midday sun. For … more
The history of Jews and cake is a long one. Jews made sweet pastries as far back as is traceable. Coffee cakes, sponge cakes for Pesach, tarts and tortes have been part of the Jewish menu for … more
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