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Major American Jewish organizations — including the Orthodox Union — are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left … more
Salt and pepper, peanut butter and jelly, Zionism and progressivism.  Few question the inherent, irrefutable bond between the first two of those pairs, but civil rights attorney and … more
Here are statements publicized by major American Jewish organizations following President Trump's Jerusalem speech on Wednesday. They are from Agudath Israel of America, the Orthodox Union, Hadassah, the Council of Presidents, RCA, AIPAC, and One Israel Fund, plus Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. Additional statements will be added to this post as they become available. more
A genetic mutation causing a rare and devastating pediatric neurological disease that has puzzled medical centers around the world has been identified at the Hadassah Medical Organization by Dr. Orly … more
Hadassah Hospital doctors have saved the life of 22-year-old Kimberly Winkler, an industrial engineering student from Minnesota who suffered a massive brain aneurysm. Winkler, a native of the … more
By Daniella Levy, Kveller via JTA The composition is exquisite: my firstborn, Hallel, maybe a week old, is lying on his back on a striped felt blanket next to his grandpa. They are gazing lovingly … more
A Palestinian baby seriously injured in a car accident was breastfed by a Jewish nurse when he refused to take a bottle. Nurse Ula Ostrowski-Zak nursed the nine-month-old boy throughout her shift … more
Jesse Lurie, the longtime executive editor of Hadassah Magazine and a peace activist, has died at 103. Lurie, an Israeli American, was the magazine’s founding executive editor in 1947 and … more
Reports continue to surface about the rise of cases of the mosquito-born Zika virus in South America, and the associated birth defect microcephaly, which is characterized by … more
BRCA. It’s the gene mutation that gives Ashkenazi Jews a higher risk of breast cancer than the general population. But the women’s Zionist organization Hadassah is using three of … more
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