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March 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to Hadassah Australia's March newsletter, where we share our news, achievements, and views with you.

Bringing the Zionist Dream to Life

I recently watched an absorbing interview with American author Francine Klugsburn, speaking about her new book, Henrietta Szold: Hadassah and the Zionist Dream.

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Demanding Justice and Accountability: HWZOA Appeal to the UN Secretary-General

Carol Ann Schwartz, President of the Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization of America, submitted a petition to the UN Secretary-General, criticising the silence from both the UN and the international community.

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Rabbi Daniel Rabin visits the Gandel Rehabilitation Center

I am writing to reflect on an extraordinary visit we had about a month ago to the Hadassah Hospital and its new Gandel Rehabilitation Center at Mount Scopus, an experience that continues to resonate with us. As we approached the end of our time in the Holy Land, this visit offered a profound insight into the remarkable capabilities and compassionate ethos of Hadassah's healthcare services.

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Hadassah orthopedist who saved the limbs of dozens of soldiers launched the Jerusalem Marathon

In recognition of her work treating Israeli soldiers wounded in Gaza, Dr Alona Katzir, an orthopedic trauma specialist at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, was among the doctors chosen to kick off the Jerusalem Marathon, that took place place on International Women’s Day on March 8.

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COVID protocols pave new way of detecting common congenital viral infection in newborns

A group of researchers from the Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Center have demonstrated the success of pooled saliva PCR testing for universal screening for congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) in newborns. 

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Kol Hakavod, Dr George Braitberg

Shortly after the horrific onset of war last October, Prof George Braitberg, a noted emergency medicine specialist, left his wife, children and grandchildren, and his 96-year-old mother who miraculously survived the Lodz ghetto and the Auschwitz concentration camp, and volunteered his services at Hadassah Hospital, Ein Kerem. 

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Hadassah Researchers Highlight Medical Benefits of Psychedelic Mushrooms

A recent study conducted at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical Center sheds light on the potential medical benefits of psychedelic mushrooms and underscores the potential of natural psychedelic compounds in providing innovative and personalized treatments for psychiatric disorders.

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18 March 2024
Category: Newsletters