Celebrate the miracle of Hadassah community

Wednesday, Dec 2 2020

As the days grow shorter and darker, we look forward to bringing the joyous light of the menorah into our homes this Hanukkah (December 10-18). In the same way, you can count on Hadassah@home to spread the light of connection, engagement and enlightenment in the weeks ahead.

Join us in December for some celebratory online programs. And may the light of the menorah remind us of the ongoing miracle of our vibrant Hadassah community.

Ooh La Latkes: Hanukkah Toppings from Around the World.

Liven up your latkes: Join us for an online cooking demonstration, Ooh La Latkes: Hanukkah Toppings from Around the World. Michele Weiner-Merbaum, Atlanta-based caterer, will show how to bring international flair to your Hanukkah celebration, with healthy, easy toppings for all ages and palates. Monday, December 7, 7:30 pm ET.


Remembering a heroic nurseRemembering a heroic nurse: In Taking Action in Times of Need: Lillian Wald, Henry Street Settlement, and the Lower East Side author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier will discuss Lillian Wald, a heroic nurse who inspired Henrietta Szold, and her establishment of the Henry Street Settlement: a place of healing and action. Presented by the Hadassah Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Council and open to all. Tomorrow, December 3, 8 pm ET.

One Book, One Hadassah One Book, One Hadassah: Join the next edition of Hadassah's national book club as Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein interviews Jennifer Rosner, author of The Yellow Bird Sings. Rosner, inspired by the stories of hidden Jewish children during World War II, has written a poignant novel about the power of music and the bonds of love between a mother and her daughter in 1940s Poland. Wednesday, December 16, 7 pm ET.

The Branch (Season 2, Episode 6) Podcast alert: Listen to the new episode of The Branch (Season 2, Episode 6): "The Road to Healing". For three years, Yael has been driving Mohammed and his son, Dia — who live in Hebron — to Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem for the 5-year-old's cancer treatments. Over many rides, arranged by Humans without Borders, the two have formed a "very human connection."

Cooking with Hadassah Magazine Cooking with Hadassah Magazine: Food Network star Molly Yeh shares some creative, delicious takes on Hanukkah food: A delicious brisket casserole topped with crispy mini latkes and olive oil blondies with chocolate frosting.

In case you missed it

Antisemitism on Campus: Two Women's Struggle to Protect Jewish Students Nationwide
Antisemitism on Campus: Two Women's Struggle to Protect Jewish Students Nationwide

What We Will Become: A Discussion on Transgender Youth
What We Will Become: A Discussion on Transgender Youth

How Genealogy Became the Great Jewish Pastime
Hadassah Magazine Discussion: How Genealogy Became the Great Jewish Pastime

Hadassah On Call: Post-COVID Health Issues and Life After the Pandemic
Hadassah On Call Podcast: "Post-COVID Health Issues and Life After the Pandemic"

Ongoing weekly series:

Conversational Hebrew: Mondays; Beginner's Level, at 3 pm ET, and Intermediate Level, at 4 pm ET.

Resilience & Relaxation with Rebecca: Tuesdays at 4 pm ET.

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

Follow our COVID-19 coverage.

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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