Hundreds of places for mispallalim have been arranged in the Hadassah Ein Kerem and Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospitals. A Yomtov meal with all the usual simanim will be given to patients on Rosh Hashanah.

Hadassah Medical Center has completed preparations for the two days of Rosh Hashana and adjacent Shabbos in all departments, headed by the maternity ward at both Jerusalem hospitals. Special preparations have been made for the mothers who will arrive on the eve of the Rosh Hashanah and well as during the three-day Yomtov weekend. The women will remain until after Shabbos and the staff will be reinforced by doctors and nurses to accommodate the expected larger number of patients in that ward. For woman whose stay in the hospital continues past the medical need will be permitted to remain in the department prepared for they may opt for the Baby Hotel. Transfer to the latter will be done by non-Jews and items that are muktzah will be handled by a non-Jew.

Hospital shuls are preparing to arrange seats for all the hundreds of mispallalim. The baalei tefilla are Yirei Shomayim as is the case with the Baalei Tokea. These are persons who are well-known, with many years of experience. There will be two main minyanim, one Ashkenaz and one Sephardi. Baalei Tokea will also blow on both days in the minyanim as well as making rounds through all departments in both hospitals.

The Yomtov seudos will provide patients with the simanim and family members will be able to make arrangements to eat in the hospitals as well.

Hospital rav Rabbi Moshe Klein explains the overwhelming amount of ingredients in the maternity unit are Badatz Eida Chareidis. Regarding carrying, there are two eruvs around the hospitals, from the Jerusalem Religious Council and the Eida Chareidis. The hospital uses many badatzim year-round, as well as for fruits and vegetables regarding trumos and maasros.

Rav Klein assures the tzibur they have prepared to the max, down to the minutest detail, with an emphasis on the maternity unit to make Yomtov as comfortable and meaningful as possible for all.

Rav Klein adds that anyone who is discharged from the emergency room during the Yomtov weekend will have accommodations available too, wishing Klall Yisrael a Kesiva V’chasima Tova.