Hadassah

  • Hadassah to start military medical school

    I will have more on this tomorrow after I talk with Hadassah’s president, Nancy Falchuk, but it seems that Hadassah will partner with the Israeli government to form Israel’s first military medical school. Here’s the release from Hadassah: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                           April 28, 2009 CONTACT: Alix Fried, Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications                                                                               HADASSAH –HEBREW UNIVERSITY TO OPEN FIRST… More ▸

  • President of Hadassah Canada dies after Barbados mugging

    Terry Scharzfeld, the president of Canadian Hadassah-WIZO, has died after suffering brain trauma in a late February mugging in Barbados. This from the Canada Chronicle Herald: Ottawa radio station CFRA says the 60-year-old died at Ottawa Civic Hospital Wednesday morning. Schwarzfeld was walking along an isolated stretch of beach with her daughter-in-law, Luana Cotsman, when… More ▸

  • In hard times, Hadassah will stay the course

    The Jerusalem Post has a lengthy interview with the president of Hadassah, Nancy Falchuk. The top lay leader at Hadassah has had to endure some trying times of late – primarily overseeing significant layoffs and watching as Hadassah emerged as one of Bernard Madoff’s most significant nonprofit victims. But, Falchuk told the JPost, Hadassah long… More ▸

  • Local chapter of Hadassah in Arizona closes

    From the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix:   Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, effectively closed the Hadassah Valley of the Sun Chapter office on Thursday, Jan. 29, and the chapter leadership has been busy determining how it will move forward without the office and professional staff. "We will regroup," Adele Smith, president of… More ▸

  • Hadassah reaffirms its mission and announces restructuring plan

    Hadassah has had a busy run the past couple of weeks. After instituting significant layoffs as part of a restructuring that was pushed forward by the difficualt economy, the organization held its national board meetings in Atlanta. The organization used the board meetings to expalin explicitly that it is in the midst of a restructuring… More ▸