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March for Israel

November 16, 2023

On Tuesday, November 14, Rabbi Bitran, Executive Director Debbie Zeger, and other congregants attended the March for Israel in Washington, D.C. They joined hundreds of thousands of others to advocate for the release of hostages, to support Israel, and to combat antisemitism. Read about their experience

USCJ Partnership

November 8, 2023

The USCJ has matched us with the family of hostage Edan Alexander and the Conservative congregation at Moshav Sde Nitzan. Learn more about him and the congregation

We mourn the loss of those pictured below:

Blue Ribbons for Israel

October 23, 2023

The blue ribbon symbolizes support and solidarity for the safe return of the hostages taken by Hamas terrorists in Israel. It symbolizes solidarity with the hostages, their families, and all who care about their safety.

Wearing a ribbon publicly unites you with people of all religions, races, nationalities, ethnicities, ages, and generations and demonstrates for the people of Israel that they are not alone and that good people across the globe are with them and their families during this dark time. 

Send a powerful message of solidarity by wearing your ribbon.

Learn more at the Blue Ribbons for Israel website. 

Join the Solidarity Shabbat

October 20, 2023

From the United Synagogue of Conservative Judiasm:

Our hearts are broken but our faith is unwavering; in these difficult days we are mourning the deaths of over 1,400 of our Israeli family and many international citizens from the horrific terrorist attacks on Israelis and global citizens on October 7th; we are advocating and praying for the over 200 kidnapped Israelis being held unlawfully by Hamas.

Come together to mark the 3rd Shabbat since the attacks of October 7th, united in our unwavering support of Israel. Connect with one another, across our local communities and the global Conservative/Masorti Movement, with song, learning, prayer, and events in person and online.

Join all of the Conservative/Masorti movement October 26-29 for Solidarity Shabbat. 

We must express our unwavering support of Israel.

Join us, in synagogue and at home, for:

  • Virtual Blue and White Challah bake at home or at synagogue
  • Inspiring synagogue services with supplemental prayers and insightful D’varim Torah
  • Important lessons for all ages in our synagogue schools and our adult education
  • Light up the night with at-home Havdallah appreciating our woven shared Jewish pride and destiny

Join us for Solidarity Shabbat

Hadassah Medical Organization Call to Giving

October 12, 2023

As Operation Iron Swords is being waged in Israel, Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) is on the front lines with our soldiers and civilians, saving lives in our trauma and emergency centers. The recent escalation of conflict has placed immense strain on our healthcare system, and the need for emergency equipment is now critical. As of today, more than 2,500 casualties have been treated in Israel’s hospitals.

HMO is a critical medical lifeline, and in this hour, here is how we are helping:

  • As Jerusalem’s only Level-1 Trauma Center, the most seriously wounded patients are being transported to HMO, mainly soldiers. We are seeing serious cases, including blast-induced traumatic brain injuries from explosions, devastating shrapnel damage, and patients facing amputations. Surgeons are triaging cases as best as they can.
  • As a global leader in treating psychological stress and trauma, HMO established a trauma center in the Jerusalem suburb of Ma’aleh HaHamisha, providing support for 600 evacuated family members from the south.At HMO, an emergency pediatric and adult Psychiatric ER service is now active at Ein Kerem: a rapid, one-hour crisis intervention for traumatized victims and patients.
  • Every HMO ward is open: Our physicians and nurses are working non-stop, adapting to the increasing crisis, and comforting patients and their families with continuous health updates. HMO has set up an emergency phone line for the public to report serious injuries and schedule blood donations.

In all, the scope of the injuries and destruction is difficult to overstate: Every Israeli family is impacted. Our operating rooms are facing an unprecedented surge in critically-injured patients. The shortage of essential emergency equipment puts patients’ lives at risk. Your gift right now could not be more effective.

Every donation helps. Hadassah Hospital has long been a beacon of hope and healing in Jerusalem, providing exceptional medical care to people from all walks of life, regardless of  their background or circumstances. Since the start of Operation Iron Swords, the drawdown of essential emergency equipment is putting patients and medical staff at risk. Now is the time to join our mission. All donations are being matched up to $1 million.

Donate to the Hadassah Medical Organization