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Thank you for your interest in Holiday With A Hug Day, a Rosh Hashanah creative initiative for
The Wilf Children’s Hospital at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

We are so excited to be able to offer this fun, exciting, and interactive experience for children and schools to connect with
our Hospital With A Heart, by spreading the High Holiday love.

When is Holiday With A Hug Day?

Holiday With A Hug Day will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022


Thank you to our Holiday With A Hug Day Chair, Justine Grossman.

Who Can Participate?

Anyone! Keep scrolling for all of the instructions, and to download your cards!


Thank you to our Holiday With A Hug Day participating schools:

Associated Hebrew Schools

Bialik Hebrew Day School

Montessori Jewish Day School
Netivot Hatorah Day School

Robbins Hebrew Academy

If you are interested in getting your school involved, please contact email us: info@hospitalwithaheart.ca

About Our Hospital With A Heart

The Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation exists to raise funds for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. As Jerusalem’s fastest growing hospital in the region, Shaare Zedek responds to the needs of this uniquely diverse population. Shaare Zedek Medical Center, currently celebrating its 120th anniversary, is a major urban hospital treating over 750,000 patients each year, by providing lifesaving and compassionate care. We treat patients of every race, religion, and nationality, by following a patient-centered approach.


The Wilf Children’s Hospital at Shaare Zedek responds response to any medical problem relating to pediatric health. The department treats approximately 24,000 children every year. The Wilf Children’s Hospital is one of the largest treatment centers for pediatrics in Israel.


Shaare Zedek is the model of co-existence, a haven where all who enter its doors are treated with dignity and respect. At its core, Shaare Zedek functions through a strong and diverse heart. The hospital operates with limited government funding and relies on our donors. With your generous support, we can continue to do what we do best: Saving lives, delivering lives, and changing lives, every single day.

How Does Holiday With A Hug Day Work?

We’re sending holiday hugs from Canada all the way to Jerusalem! The Wilf Children’s Hospital at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem provides care and treatment for every medical problem concerning pediatric health. Cards created on Holiday With A Hug Day will be sent to bring joy and happiness to our youngest patients at the hospital , just in time for Rosh Hashanah.


Below you’ll find some links to download blank Rosh Hashanah cards. There’s tons of fun designs to choose from.
Have your child decorate the card, write a nice holiday message, and seal it with a hug! 


Once completed, you can either scan and email the card to: info@hospitalwithaheart.ca or you can drop your card off to us at our office: 620 Wilson Ave Unit 101, North York, ON M3K 1Z3. 


Cards to Download

Click the links below to download our suite of card designs, pick your favourite, and let your creativity soar:

CLICK HERE to download cards recommended for children ages 3+

CLICK HERE to download cards recommended for children ages 7+ 

Thank you to our Holiday With A Hug Day participating schools (1)

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Annual Campaign 2018​

Support our 2021 Annual campaign. The Kurt & Edith Rothschild Lobby. 

In recognition of Kurt and Edith Rothschild’s 100th birthdays, the 10th floor lobby of the Next Generation Building will be named in their honour. This entire floor is devoted to the healthcare of women and newborns 

Breast Cancer Challenge

1.2 million women worldwide will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer this year. This cancer affects women more than any other cancer.

Donate to our $1 million Breast Cancer Challenge Campaign in support of the Breast Health Clinic Center at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Together we will ensure that every women in Jerusalem has access to world class diagnostics, treatments and research. 

Tribute & Holiday Cards – In Honour/Memory

Make a donation to honour someone who is celebrating a special occasion (such as a wedding, anniversary, birthday, or bar\bat mitzvah). You can also send a card to your friends and family for the holidays.  For multiple cards please call our office 647 233 3477 or email foundation@hospitalwithaheart.ca.  You will receive a tax receipt for your generous gift, and we will send a card with your special message to the person(s) being honoured