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Posts Tagged ‘Hadassah’

Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold poses with the first graduating class of the Nurses’ Training Institute on Dec. 7, 1921.. She is in the center wearing all black and the nurses sit and stand around her in white dresses and veils.

First Nurses Graduate in the Land of Israel

December 7, 1921 From the Center for Israel Education Twenty-two women graduate from the Nurses’ Training Institute at Rothschild Hospital in Jerusalem, the first to receive nursing degrees in the Land of Israel.  In 1918, Hadassah had opened the Nurses’ Training Institute, Palestine’s first professional school for women. The school was a major innovation in…

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 Schram family - five adults (three men and two women) and a baby)

Faces & Places – Judi Schram Annual Meeting

From the JN Staff Hadassah held its Judi Schram Annual Meeting Sept. 28 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek. Judi, a beloved past president, died last December, and to honor her memory as well as her love and dedication to Hadassah, her husband, Brad, and family have underwritten this meeting for five years. Zach Schram spoke eloquently…

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Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital

Medical Super-Sleuth

Epidemiologist Dr. Jeffrey Band honored for lifelong work solving infectious disease outbreaks. Above: Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital Our short time on Earth is characterized by the way we treat each other. An individual’s merit might be quantified by the number of lives that person has touched in a positive way.…

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Hadassah President Carol Ogusky with Gail Katz, new administrative assistant Emily Morgan and Randi Richmond, new senior manager for member outreach and community engagement.

New Structure

Greater Detroit Hadassah sees changes with new hires. It’s not your bubbie’s Hadassah. At least not if Randi Richmond has anything to say about it. In April, Richmond started her new job as Hadassah Midwest’s senior manager for member outreach and community engagement. She replaced Evelyn Diskin, who retired in March after 28 years as…

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Aryeh Halivni, Toldot Yisrael executive director, interviews Ernie Goldberger of Los Angeles about his service in the Palmach.

Aiding Israel

Video archive documents those who helped create the Jewish state. Jews throughout the diaspora were excited and inspired when the State of Israel was declared in 1948. Hundreds set aside their regular jobs or school activities to help the fledgling state as it faced attack from its Arab neighbors and prepared to welcome thousands of…

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This Narrow Space

Sandee Brawarsky Special to the Jewish News A cancer doctor’s memoir of his years at Hadassah Medical Center crosses cultural, religious and political divides. One of Elisha Waldman’s patients at Hadassah Medical Center’s pediatric oncology department is a 9-year old Palestinian girl from a village near Jericho. She has a large tumor on her leg,…

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Portman and Peres

Opinion Point: A Path Portman Can’t Follow

Above: Portman and Peres Editor’s Note: Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman backed out of a major award ceremony meant to honor her in Jerusalem, with her representatives citing her distress over “recent events” in Israel. She later issued a statement saying that her objection was to the scheduled presence of the Israeli prime minister at the ceremony.…

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