Hadassah and Jewish Women International team up to educate boomers about financial literacy, with philanthropy as the end goal.
For the past 10 years, financial literacy programs for teenage girls and young women have been sprouting up around the country Colleges, including Barnard, New York University and Harvard, have designed courses geared specifically to helping female students manage their finances.
In the “Lean Forward” advertisements on MSNBC, White House correspondent Chuck Todd speaks of the opportunity and responsibility he has because of his access to the inner world of Washington. I feel the same about my visits to Israel as National President of Hadassah. But the most impressive part isn’t the access to the so-called corridors of power. The time I get to spend in the corridors of healing never fails to inspire me about the achievements of the modern state of Israel.
Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice briefed Jewish leaders on resumed Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.
The meeting Thursday evening in the White House lasted 90 minutes, participants said, and was characterized mostly by Kerry’s enthusiasm for the resumed talks, and the serious commitment he said saw from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
PricewaterhouseCoopers hired to consult on drastic cuts to Hadassah Medical Center as it faces $58 million in losses.
In a move to save the financially crippled world-renowned Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, its parent organization secretly gave it a $10 million cash infusion last summer, The Jewish Week has learned.