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February 28, 2011, 3:50pm, The Forward By Jordana Horn Koenig’s forthcoming cookbook While Forward “Ingredients” columnist Leah Koenig may be a self-taught cook, she has certainly made the most of her education. She is currently an acting associate editor at Saveur magazine, and is the former editor-in-chief of the food and sustainability blog The Jew […]


21c – By Abigail Klein Leichman , February 15, 2011 Only about 1.2 million of the world’s 400 million ethnic Arabs live in Israel , yet the sole registry for Arab bone marrow donors is located in Jerusalem . Dr. Amal Bishara, left, and Dr. Shoshana Israel in the Hadassah tissue typing lab. Since 2008, […]


Group photo of participants in recent West Coast Young Judaea convention. Teens were from CA, AZ, OR, CO, WA, IL and NJ. If you know of teens interested in joining Young Judaea, have them contact Bentzion Wollner at bentzi94@gmail.com


Soraya Nazarian, Past HSC Governing Cabinet Chair, has already posted this to her Facebook Wall and invites everyone to post this. Dear Friend: Our world is often filled with uncertainty. In good and bad times, Hadassah is prepared for any emergency. Our new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower tells the world: You can count on […]


LINK: http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/health-and-fitness/21584-marijuana-compounds-hold-promise-in-treatment-of-cardiovascular-diseases.html Jerusalem, Israel–(ENEWSPF)–February 4, 2011.  The active constituents in marijuana influence the cardiovascular system and hold promise in the management of certain cardiovascular diseases, including arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and ischemia, according to a scientific review appearing in the journal Cardiovascular Therapeutics. Investigators at the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Israel and Massachusetts General […]


28-Jan-2011 LINK: http://www.hadint.org/news/article.asp?id=1865 The Hadassah Medical Center will shortly open an Epilepsy Center to treat children and adults with this debilitating seizure disease, caused by abnormal electrical discharges in the brain. Dr. Mony Benifla, a pediatric neurosurgeon and one of only two epileptic surgeons in Israel, will head up the Center, which is unique in […]


Israel21c Newsletter, By Harvey Stein , January 11, 2011 In what many consider a global epidemic, more than one million women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Recently, Jerusalem became the 141st city worldwide to host a Susan G Komen Race for the Cure to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. The […]


Israeli study follows 45,000 mothers over 37-year period. Results: Mothers with one child or more than five children die faster than those who have average number of children. Why? Question remains unanswered Sarit Rosenblum, Ynetnews.com Many couples come to the crossroads where they need to decide, small family or large one? Now it seems that […]


Overcrowding has again become an issue in Israeli hospitals, which are reporting an unprecedented number of admissions as patients suffer complications from typical winter diseases. By Dan Even Jan. 4, 2011 – Overcrowding has again become an issue in Israeli hospitals, which are reporting an unprecedented number of admissions as patients suffer complications from typical […]


Excerpt from Letter from Barbara Sofer, Jerusalem: Recently, I was in the long corridor that will become the glorious main entrance to the Tower with architect [Arthur] Spector and famous glass artist Dale Chihuly. Spector told Chihuly, “The light in Jerusalem is stronger than any place else in the world.” He spoke of the extra […]