Reinvigorate and renew for the new year with Hadassah@home programs

Wednesday, Sep 9 2020

As we approach Rosh Hashanah, we wish you and your loved ones good health and happiness in the new year. In celebration, you're invited to watch a Rosh Hashanah blessing and shofar blowing live from Jerusalem’s Moshe Saba Masri Synagogue at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem on September 14, 2020, at 12:00 pm EDT. This worldwide event features Harav Shlomo Moshe Amar, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem and former Chief Sephardi Rabbi of the State of Israel, and Professor Zeev Rotstein, Director General of Hadassah Medical Organization, and you can watch it live on Zoom.

On Rosh Hashanah, we reflect on the past and look to the future with hope and optimism. Connecting with our community through our online programs can help you feel renewed as we move into 5781. Join us and enjoy sweet times ahead.

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Celebrity cooking demonstration Last chance! Holiday cooking demonstration: Israeli-Inspired High Holiday Cooking with Adeena Sussman. The next Hadassah Magazine Discussion Group event features a live interview and cooking demonstration with our food columnist and the author of the best-selling Sababa: Fresh Sunny Flavors from My Israeli Kitchen. Thursday, September 10, 12:30 pm EDT.

Tomorrow! Take a virtual trip to Israel Tomorrow! Take a virtual trip to Israel: The next in our new monthly Zionist webinar series is a Virtual Tour of Israel's Salad Trail. It is hard to travel to Israel for Rosh Hashanah this year, so let us bring Israel to you! Celebrate the new year on this exciting online virtual tour of the greenhouses of the Habsor region in the northern Negev. Thursday, September 10, 3:00 pm EDT.

An illuminating discussion An illuminating discussion: Hadassah's Professional Councils present Medical Marijuana: Highs & Lows, Smoke & Mirrors. Dr. Jordan Tishler, a noted Harvard doctor with years of experience in the field of medical cannabis, will separate fact from fiction and address questions. Tuesday, September 15, 8:00 pm EDT.

An illuminating discussion Healing at home: Join Rabbi Anne Brener, licensed clinical social worker and author of Mourning and Mitzvah, for Grief and Renewal In the Time of a Pandemic: How to Find Uplift. At a time when we have all experienced losses of some kind, we will explore some of the tools Jewish tradition provides to find healing. Tuesday, September 22, 8:00 pm ET.

  • Be transported to a packed soccer stadium in Israel: Listen to "Team Goals," Season 2, Episode 3 of The Branch podcast, as host Dina Kraft introduces listeners to an Arab Israeli soccer team captain and his Jewish coach, who work side by side, proving that sometimes coexistence is as simple as a shared goal.
  • Listen and be amazed: The newest season of our Hadassah On Call podcast kicks off with "Destiny and Determination: Becoming a World-Renowned Genetic Disease Expert." Dr. Polina Stepensky, director of HMO's Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immunotherapy for Adults and Children, discusses her groundbreaking work.

Cooking with Hadassah Magazine Cooking with Hadassah Magazine: Learn how to stuff, shape and bake classic Israeli borekas, including herbed potato, mushroom, pizza, spinach and cheese, and more.

In case you missed it

Healing Prayer Rosh Hashanah is a perfect time to revisit
this beautiful healing prayer filmed at Hadassah Hospital

Treasures from the Hadassah Archives: A Virtual Tour of the Hadassah Collection
Watch Treasures from the Hadassah Archives: A Virtual Tour of the Hadassah Collection.

Ongoing weekly series:

Resilience & Relaxation with Rebecca: Tuesdays at 4:00 pm EDT.

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

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NOTE: Many online events will ask for your Hadassah ID number to register.

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Together, let's spread light — and hope — in the new year.

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