Prof. Yoram Weiss named Hadassah Medical Organization Director General

Prof. Weiss, 63, an expert in intensive care medicine and anesthesiology, has worked at Hadassah for 31 years. For seven years before being appointed acting director-general last summer, he served as director of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, one of HMO’s two hospitals in Jerusalem. Read more

Hadassah Nurse in Ukraine reflects: Making a Difference on my birthday

Janna Raikhelgauz, born in Kyiv and now a nurse at Hadassah Hospital, left to participate in a humanitarian mission at the Hadassah refugee clinic on the Ukrainian-Polish border, where every day, the Hadassah team assists hundreds of Ukrainian citizens fleeing the fighting and requiring medical attention. “On the second day of our mission in Poland, I celebrated my 29th birthday." Read more

Cardiologist has heart attack at Hadassah while escorting friend

Dr. Benjamin Mazouz, a 70-year-old cardiologist, was at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital keeping a friend company when he suddenly had a heart attack. He woke up in the Irma and Paul Milstein Heart Center after having undergone cardiac catheterization. Read more

Story of Elena and her children, Refugees from Ukraine

Elena fled Ukraine for safety in Poland, along with her 13-year-old twins and her 15-year-old son, Daniel, who has non-verbal autism. She says that they fled their home city of Kharkiv “at the last moment.” Read more

Reaching out to Ukrainian refugees one by one

In Poland, Hadassah staff are now scheduling regular visits to refugee centres, hostels, and even private homes that are hosting Ukrainian refugee families. Read more

When the fertility clock is ticking

Tovah, 43, realized her body clock for having a baby was ticking and her test results were disappointing. What if somehow doctors could half or even reverse the ageing of eggs? Hadassah Medical Organization researchers are trying to do so. Read more

Hadassah's humanitarian Mission in Poland for Ukrainians

“You see the despair on the refugees’ faces,” notes Dr. Beyth in Poland, “but when they hear the name Hadassah and that we have arrived to help, the people breathe easier because there is someone to rely on.” Read more

Nursing innovations at Hadassah put patients first

In our hospitals in Jerusalem, nurses are introducing virtual-reality headsets so patients can focus on calming landscapes during unpleasant procedures. Read more