“Dusk and Dawn” published on September 14th is the title of a Times of Israel blog, where Jorge Diener, executive director of Hadassah International (HI) writes about beginning’s, self-evaluation, repentance, and regret’s while emphasizing that at Hadassah Hospitals lives are being reborn every day, that supporting healing the world through creating connections around the globe with Hadassah International is his mission in life.


“There is something beautiful about new beginnings. The moment we draw a line in time and symbolically mark an end and a commencement at the same time. In a way, it is as beautiful as it would be watching sunrise and sunset happening simultaneously. Dawn and dusk.

The Jewish Year starts in the moment the old one ends. While this is also true for New Year’s Eve, in the case of Rosh Hashanah, this moment closes an entire year of good deeds and sins, of missteps and joy; of ups, downs and whatever is in between.  At the same time, it opens the door for a new path, one that offers the chance to rebuild ourselves…”

Read his blog here.