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  • Decision reached on Mor-Yosef, but details not public

    Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America and Shlomo Mor-Yosef, the director general of the hospital that the organization founded and runs in Jerusalem, have reached an "amicable agreement" about the doctor’s future with the hospital but have not made the details public. Mor-Yosef tendered his resignation in January, which the hospital’s board and Hadassah… More ▸

  • Hadassah fight could come to a head Thursday

    The row between Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America and the doctors’ union at the organization’s hospital in Jerusalem has taken yet another strange twist. The Recap: The doctors’ union has been up in arms over the resignation of the hospital’s director, Shlomo Mor-Yosef, who they claim was pushed out by the Hadassah home… More ▸

  • Hadassah facing demands from hospital staff

    The relationship between Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America and the staff at the Hadassah Medical Organization, the hospital in Jerusalem it founded and owns, has taken a confrontational twist, as the doctors’ union has called for the hospital’s board to be replaced. The row began in January after Shlomo Mor-Yosef, the director general… More ▸

  • The Jewish agenda in Washington for 2010

    Following President Obama’s State of the Union address and the start of the new congressional year, JTA asked Jewish organizations operating in Washington the following questions: “What is the one goal you hope the administration and Congress will achieve this year, and what advice would you offer them to make it happen?” More ▸

  • Hadassah Hospital doctors in Haiti

    To the Editor: Your article on Haitian relief efforts by Jewish organizations featured photos at the Israeli field hospital. The team of doctors at this field hospital are from Hadassah Hospital. Hadassah Hospital is, of course, the medical center supported and maintained by Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Ruth Mendes Pound Ridge, N.Y…. More ▸

  • A year later, Hadassah says it is ok after Madoff

    After being raked over the coals by the media over the past year for its heavy investments that it had with Bernard Madoff, Hadassah is getting some somewhat positive press over how it has navigated the crisis. Nancy Falchuk, Hadassah’s president, got the lede in today’s widely distributed AP story about how some of Madoff’s… More ▸

  • On scam’s anniversary, more on Madoff

    On the anniversary of the day that Bernard Madoff made his confession that he had ripped of billions of dollars, the media is filled with retrospection. Here’s a brief roundup: The WSJ talks about how several nonprofits – including Brandeis University and Yeshiva University — have changed how they operate: Brandeis University, which had received… More ▸