Giving Birth in The Labor and Delivery Department at The Rady Mother and Child Center at Hadassah Mount Scopus
Weekly Story: Giving Birth in The Labor and Delivery Department at The Rady Mother and Child Center at Hadassah Mount Scopus
Rivka recently gave birth to her fourth child at Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus. But this time was extra special – Rivka’s own mother, a veteran midwife at the hospital, helped to bring her grandchild into the world!
Weekly Story: Remembering the Incredible life of Israeli Icon, Ruth Dayan
Israeli feminist, fashion and peace icon, Ruth Dayan, passed away this week. President Reuven Rivlin eulogized her as “a woman who became an Israeli legend in her own lifetime.” She was laid to rest in her beloved agricultural community of Nahalal.
Weekly Story: Behind the Scenes of Israel’s COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
While the success of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign depends on countless professionals and dedicated frontline staff, Israelis were delighted to hear of one woman who played a pivotal role behind the scenes- Benita Elkon Baitner.
Professor Sigal Sviri, Head of Hadassah Hospital’s COVID-19 Outbreak ICU Makes the Cover of Forbes Magazine’s Best Doctors in Israel 2020!
Weekly Story: Professor Sigal Sviri, Head of Hadassah Hospital’s COVID-19 Outbreak ICU Makes the Cover of Forbes Magazine’s Best Doctors in Israel 2020!
Each year, Forbes Israel compiles its Best Doctors in Israel list, selected based on exceptional medical achievements. This year, it was clear that the honour belongs to doctors at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19.
Weekly Story: Record Breaking Love
It’s been a record-breaking year for births at Hadassah Hospital, with more than 14,000 babies born- including 263 pairs of twins and 7 sets of triplets! Yet, this week, another record was broken when a mother gave birth to her 16thchild. (The previous highest number of births per person was 15.)
A new emergency shelter for women and children has been opened in response to the increase in domestic abuse cases due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Weekly Story: A new emergency shelter for women and children has been opened in response to the increase in domestic abuse cases due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Ora Korazim, Chairperson of WIZO Israel, reflects on the opening of Beit Heuss Emergency Shelter for Women and Children this past week.
Weekly Story: Women in Leadership Needed Now More Than Ever
CHW draws inspiration from H.E. Deborah Lyons, Ambassador of Canada to Israel, at an intimate gathering of women, representing organizations advancing social issues- including gender equality, accessibility, and social cohesion- in Israel and around the world.
Weekly Story: Woman Shares How WIZO Domestic Violence Shelter Saved Her Life
Read an article published in The Jewish News about how a World WIZO Shelter for Battered Women changes women’s lives, and learn one woman’s personal story.
Weekly Story: International Women’s Day
As people around the world mark International Women’s Day, CHW would like to share how we play an integral role in impacting women’s rights and advancing the status of women.
Weekly Story: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
To bring awareness to this day, World WIZO held a conference in Tel Aviv. The focus was on the aggressor; the treatment and therapy that can be offered to help make a positive change. Read more to learn about the conference and see a special video.