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President's Message

Beyond donating to Hadassah Hospitals, I’m wondering how I can respond to the violence in Israel? what more can I do?  To start with, I turned to our Hadassah National website and learned that Hadassah is spearheading a campaign, endorsed by more than a dozen pro-Israel organizations, to work on education against antisemitism.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children are taught in schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, or UNRWA. Unfortunately, researchers have determined that despite promises to the contrary, students in UNRWA schools are learning from a curricula approved by the Palestinian Authority which encourages violence, rejects peace, and demonizes both Israel and the Jewish people. Keep up the fight against antisemitism! Urge Congress to use its voice to spark reforms that will protect children from classrooms that teach hatred while focusing on promoting peace and tolerance.

Contact your legislators to sign a bipartisan letter, urging UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to protect children from dangerous lessons of hatred that only perpetuate the hate into the next generation.  Thank you for joining me in letting your legislators know you care.  Click below:


Speak Up To Protect Children From Classrooms Teaching Hatred & Antisemitism.

Making a difference with Hadassah,



Ettie Davis, President
Upcoming Programs

S A V E   T H E   D A T E

  Tuesday, July 13, at 6:00 pm

       “Summertime an’ the Cookin’ Is Easy”

 Jamie Feit MS, RD

    Registered Dietitian | Author | Speaker| Kosher Gluten-free Expert| Expert             Contributer |New York City Metropolitan Area
 

Jamie Feit is a registered dietitian who teaches busy moms how to prepare healthy food that their families will enjoy, without spending hours in the kitchen. With a Masters Degree in clinical nutrition from New York University, Jamie’s been helping her patients meet their nutrition goals for over 20 years.

Jamie’s worked with the prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center, Blythedale Children’s Hospital, and Westmed. She now runs her private practice in New York. Jamie was recently featured on the podcasts, "Moms Are We There Yet", "Woman Are the Journey"and "Let  My People Eat". She has also had an article published in Thrive Global. 

Seattle Chapter Hadassah is delighted to welcome Jamie Feit who has graciously offered a fun virtual cooking demo: MEXICAN SALMON BURGERS, HAWAIIAN TOFU KABOBS, and SWEET POTATO AND BEAN SALAD! We will be treated to recipes especially enjoyable in the summer!  

Thanks to Rochelle Kochin of Beersheva Hadassah, who met Jamie this past Pesach in the Hamptons.
  Click here to register.

Check  out Jamie’s two cookbooks sold on Amazon:

KOSHER  COOKBOOK   https://amzn.to/3qbBZ9N

THE CELIAC DISEASE DIET PLAN: YOUR GUIDE TO A HEALTHY GLUTEN-FREE LIFESTYLE
https://www.amazon.com/dp/164611289X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_4f1lEb3QF11Z6
Past Events - What People Are Saying
Jen Mohr, M.Ed
Advocate, Project DVORA
Jewish Family Service of Greater Seattle

“Thanks to Jen Mohr  for explaining so clearly how to recognize signs of domestic violence and how we can help. And thanks to Sarah Hilchie for organizing and moderating this important discussion.My key takeaways -No community is exempt from domestic violence. We can call on Project Dvora for help.”—Rochelle Kochin 

“I would say it's about paying attention to the details because domestic violence can affect anyone.  It can affect our friends or neighbors and we must stay connected.”—Debbie Kaplan Clancy

“This was such an important program for Hadassah to offer -- thank you! I appreciated the valuable information Jen Mohr shared about recognizing the power and control dynamic and early signs of an abusive relationship.” —Sheri Davis

“Immediately after Jean Mohr's exceptional presentation to our Seattle Hadassah women, I added her contact information into my IPhone contacts, under Project Dvora.  As Hadassah sisters, we never know when we will be called upon to offer a friend or family member this critical resource.  Now I will always be ready.”—Susan Adler

Connect with us in Project DVORA 

• Calls are confidential
• We can help you think through options
• Person in relationship reaches out directly for services 

Friend or family member can reach out for support as well 

Call: (206) 861-3159
Inquire through our website: www.jfsseattle.org/domesticviolence 

Links to other information:
- "Domestic Violence and How to Help," presentation by Jen Mohr
- "NCADV" National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- "Do Jewish Men Really Do that?: Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community"
- "Friends & Family Guide: How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship"

 

Hadassah Nurses Council Event
Hadassah Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Council
You're invited to Virtual Cocktails with the Nurses Council and Updates from Israel. Nurse Talk with Dianne Gottlieb.  5PM Pacific Time (Hosted by Hadassah Metro NY/NJ Area)
Register here:
 https://www.tinyurl.com/nursesupdates
Membership News

Welcome New Members

  • Welcome to our new Life Member, Laureen Light
Get Well Soon
  • Refuah Shlema to Sandy Samuel.

Mazel Tov

  • Congratulations to Rochelle and Levis Kochin on the engagement of their grandson Elijah Kochin to Ellie Neustein.

We Mourn the Passing of

  • We mourn the passing of Rita Robbins, mother of Gail Lazar.
  • We mourn the passing of Gerald Brown, father of Pamela Lavitt.
  • We mourn the passing of Alan Stone, husband of Bonnie Stone and father of Nancy Lichter, Mark Stone and Eric Stone.
  • We mourn the passing of Richard Eller, husband of Roberta Eller, and father of Suzanna Eller and Michelle Koch.
Tributes to Hadassah can be made online here

Do you have news of family events to share with us? We are happy to include announcements about weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, birthdays, births, and passings in the Membership News section of our monthly newsletter. Please send notices to Seattle@hadassah.org
Our Leadership
President: Ettie Davis
Facilitator: Julie Chivo
Membership VP: Gillian Witus
Membership Outreach VP: Adena Levi
Treasurer: Cindy Garbell
Program VP's: Beryl Cohen and Sarah Hilchie
Recording Secretary: Rochelle Kochin
Corresponding Secretary: Deborah Kaplan Clancy
JCRC Representative: Marci Nemhauser
Member at Large: Deborah Kaminetzky
Immediate Past President: Susan Adler
Advisor: Jacquie Bayley
Beersheva Point Person: Rochelle Kochin
Redmond Ridge Point Persons: Esther Caplan & Susan Pass
Newsletter Editor: Linda Krisher
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