By Terry Friedkin This column originally appeared in The Jewish News of Northern California , November 12, 2019 Several months ago, I was asked to speak at an event for Hasidah, a Berkeley-based nonprofit that “raises awareness of infertility, connects people to support resources and reduces financial barriers to [fertility] treatment in the Jewish […]
The issue of who is funding IVF is a growing financial questions. A growing number of hopeful grandparents are getting involved. Fast Company looked further into fertility expenses and the role of grandparents with some input from Hasidah.
Kentucky Derby, fairy tale massacres, and the trials of infertility. Learn more about Hasidah’s grant recipients Benji and Lisa as they share about their experience. Thanks to JewishLouisville.org for their research into infertility in the Jewish community and shedding light on this topic! Louisville couple sheds light on trials of fertility treatment
Hasidah’s name which means “stork” comes from the Hebrew word hesed, which means loving-kindness. Loving-kindness is showing support when people need it in the way they need it. Loving-kindness is maintaining their dignity while they are in need and in the process of helping them. Loving-kindness is helping them without making them beg for it. […]
The latest article featuring the great work that Hasidah is doing!
Many in the Jewish community imagine building their family and the magical moments along the way. For some, however, having a child is difficult and those magical moments fade and are replaced by strains of saving for medical treatments or adoption expenses. In a joint effort between The RedStone and Hasidah, three grants have been […]
Hasidah’s Rabbi Idit Solomon served as one of the advisers for G-dcast’s latest life cycle video: Questions about Jewish Adoption and Surrogacy G-dCast’s mission in producing the video: Making a path towards parenting easier on everyone, this animated short answers a few of the common Jewish questions about Adoption and Surrogacy. Thanks G-dCast for bringing […]
Hasidah is thrilled to be among the first grant recipients from the Tmicha (Hebrew for support) giving circle. Giving circles are a new trend in philanthropic giving where groups of people work together to make a larger impact through a shared giving process. Kol hakavod (more power to you!) to our partners Priya and The […]
The Sh’ma Journal dedicated an entire issue about infertility in the Jewish community. Please read, forward and share! http://www.shmadigital.com/shma/october_2014/m2
Hasidah organized the first National Jewish Infertility Network teleconference on September 3, 2014 . The goal of the first conversation included identifying the challenges and opportunities for infertility support in the Jewish community and outlining underlying issues to address in the Jewish community with regards to infertility. The conversations included lay leaders, Jewish professionals, and […]