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News from   Hadassah Florida Atlantic Region
Nov 30, 2021
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Email Addresses * President's Message * Meeting/Event Update * Region Board Meeting * New Hadassah CEO * Calendar Update * Hadassah News * Help Wanted * Machon 2021-22 * STD Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium * Drink Pink * Florida 50 * Holidays * Little Known Jewish Women * Stay Connected * Setty Gallery * Amazon Smile

Please use only the following email addresses to contact the Region Office
All membership issues: floridamembership@hadassah.org
All finance issues: floridafinance@hadassah.org

Hadassah Florida has a new text-to-donate option! Make your donation to Hadassah via your cellphone. Just text "donate" to (561) 867-2231 and follow the prompts. It's so easy!

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Dear Hadassah Friends,
Jews all over the world readily recognize the High Holy Days as the ten days between Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. This sacred time in the Jewish calendar prescribes an array of behaviors. On Rosh Hashanah we celebrate with honey and apples and bid each other a sweet New Year. On Yom Kippur we fast and contemplate our transgressions with fresh resolve to continue the work of improving ourselves and the world around us. As Hadassah members we have much to celebrate and much work to pursue. And it is at this time of year your Region Board reviews the activities and progress made so far and prepares for the year ahead.

Click here to read more

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Hadassah will be returning to in-person events and gatherings!

If your Hadassah chapter will be returning to in person events, local units are required to follow state and local laws and regulations, the current CDC guidelines and recommendations as well as the following Hadassah protocols in order to conduct activities in the safest and healthiest manner possible. Please note: applicable Florida law states that businesses operating in Florida may not require patrons/customers to provide any documentation certifying COVID-19 vaccination or post-infection recovery to gain access to or receive services from the business. These protocols have been mailed to chapter leadership. If you would like a copy of the protocols or have questions about implementing them, email floridarequests@hadassah.org

Click here to view the updated COVID Waiver.       Click here to view the Hadassah COVID Guidelines

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Upcoming Region Board Meeting
Friday, September 24
Beginning at 9:30 a.m.
All Chapter board members are welcome

We will be announcing the 2020 Grassroots Fund Raising Awards

Click here to register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Please join us in welcoming Naomi Adler as our new CEO/ED!

“A proven nonprofit leader...she is the ideal person to build on Hadassah’s past achievements, increase its global impact and take Hadassah into the next phase,” says Hadassah President Rhoda Smolow.

Click here to read more

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Check out our updated 2021 Region Calendar

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Hadassah Ein Kerem and Hadassah Mount Scopus Named Israel’s Best Hospitals- Israel’s Health Ministry says both of Hadassah Medical Organization’s hospitals are the best in their class in Israel. The ministry’s National Program for Quality Indicators report for 2020 puts Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in first place in the major hospital category, while Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus is the top small campus. Both scored a maximum 10. Click here to read the article

Interest grows in 3 experimental Covid treatments- Now that we know the virus isn’t going away despite vaccines, there are three promising Israeli drug candidates for treating #COVID19 back on the burner. One is developed by Hadassah's hospitals. Click here to read the article

Please make sure you are following Hadassah Florida Atlantic on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/hadassahfloridaatlantic and Hadassah National at https://www.facebook.com/Hadassah for the most up-to-date information on all of the work Hadassah is doing to advocate for Jews at home, in Israel and all over the world. Remember to like and share!

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Florida Atlantic Region is looking for energetic, enthusiastic team players to assist Chapters in reaching their membership goals.  If interested, contact bprager@hadassah.org

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Machon Study Series

Join Fran Sachs on the first Sunday of each month starting Oct. 3rd.

Click here for more information

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Save the Date- October 17th
Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium
Hadassah is presenting jointly with the American Cancer Society

Drink Pink 2021 

Are you in your 30's, 40's or 50's and want to join this fun and exciting event?

Click here to register

For more information, contact Lori Heiken at lheiken@hadassah.org

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Hadassah will be closed on
Friday, September 3rd- Summer Friday
Monday, September 6th- Labor Day
Tuesday, September 7th- Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, September 8th- Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, September 15th- 4 hour day, Yom Kippur
Thursday, September 16th- Yom Kippur
Monday, September 20th- 4 hour day, Sukkot
Tuesday, September 21st- Sukkot
Wednesday, September 22nd- Sukkot
Monday, September 27th- 4 hour day, Shemini Atzeret
Tuesday, September 28th- Shemini Atzeret
Wednesday, September 29th- Simchat Torah

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Caroline Klein Simon was born in New York City on November 12, 1900. She was a graduate of Columbia and New York University Law School in 1925.
Being a married, Jewish, and female she was unable to find a position as an attorney. She was advised by friends that a volunteer position might lead to remunerative work. She became the unpaid law clerk at a New York law firm and at the same time became active in the City Women’s Club and the League of Women Voters.

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Every day, medical breakthroughs and innovations at Hadassah's hospitals save lives. Our new membership video celebrates this healing work. It will make you proud of being part of Hadassah. Watch it here and share it with friends. We can all use something to feel good about right now. In times of darkness, there is light.
Join us — and invite your friends — for an upcoming online program. There is room in our Hadassah community for all.

Hadassah Magazine discussion: Our popular virtual series continues with Live with Anita Diamant: From The Red Tent to Menstrual Activism. Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein will interview best-selling author and journalist Anita Diamant, whose most recent book, Period. End of Sentence., explores the cultural taboos and perceived shame surrounding menstruation — and champions an emerging generation of activists advocating for solutions. Tuesday, September 14, 7 pm ET.

Weekly Series:

Hebrew@Hadassah: All students, current and new, must register for the 2021 weekly series, a continuation of our ongoing Hebrew class. The cost for all 2021 Hebrew classes is $36. Email questions to EducationandAdvocacy@hadassah.org. Mondays: Beginner's Hebrew from 3-4 pm ET and Intermediate Hebrew from 4-5 pm ET. Members and Associates only, $36.

For past programs see our last Hadassah@home email or our Member Engagement page.

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Setty 1  Setty 2  Setty 3 
At Setty Gallery you'll find some of the best artisan, handcrafted designer jewelry and art items at your fingertips, shipped to all continents around the globe. We endlessly search for handcrafted jewelry and art from unique artists from the land of milk and honey. Hadassah will receive 10% of your purchase.
Click here to visit Setty Gallery
Hadassah is not a seller of merchandise and is not responsible for the sale of defective merchandise.

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Help Hadassah raise money when you shop on Amazon
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Hadassah, at no cost to you. Log on through Smile.Amazon.com and select Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, New York, NY as your charity. Amazon Smile will then donate 0.5% (or 0.5 cents per $1 spent) of your "eligible" purchases* to Hadassah. Regions/chapters and donors do not receive goal credit, as donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by Amazon shoppers. *You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.

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