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About Hadassah

Hadassah Mission

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to its partnership with the land and people of Israel. It enhances the health of people worldwide through its support of medical care and research at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem. Hadassah empowers its members and supporters, as well as youth in Israel and America, through opportunities for personal growth, education, advocacy and Jewish continuity.

Hadassah Vision

Building a world where our Jewish values in action create strong community and an enduring Israel.

National Officers

President
Ellen Hershkin

Treasurer
Roni Schwartz

Secretary
Gail Hammerman

National Portfolio Council Officer
Roz Rosen

Vice Presidents

Dianne Gottlieb
Kathy Hershfield
Frieda Rosenberg
Carol Rosenthal
Rhoda Smolow
Kacy Spivack

Honorary Vice Presidents

(Past National Presidents)
Nancy Falchuk
Carmela E. Kalmanson
Deborah B. Kaplan
Bonnie Lipton
Marcie Natan
Marlene E. Post

All Officers Are Members Of The National Board And The Executive Committee.

National Board Members

Liz Alpert

Haidi Appel

Miriam Aron

Sue Beller

Mindy Bloom

Aileen Bormel

Pennie Sessler Branden

Sharon Cadoff

Sheila Derman

Karen Ezrine

Rena Feuerstein

Ruth Ann Freedman

Clara Gillman

Michelle Goldberg

Phyllis Hartstein

Lynda Heyman

Roz Kantor

Marlene Kaplan

Michelle Kaplan

Rebecca Krasnegor

Marcia Gabrilove Ladin

Anita Levy

Valerie Lowenstein

Dale Marcus

Sheree Mirochnik

Susan Moye

Melanie Nasberg

Benita Ross

Carol Ann Schwartz

Merna Shapiro

Shelley Sherman

Robin Shuman

Barbara Shurberg

Diane Sigel

Jane Strom

Fern Tannenbaum

Carol Weiss

Jean Weitz

Laurie Werner

National Portfolio Council

Beth Saltzman Aaronson

Renee Albert

Sandra Alfonsi

Lynn Altshuler

Sherry Altura

Sara Aronson

Wendy Backelman

Ginni Baird

Liz Bazini

Phyllis Berlas

Bettye Berlin

Phyllis Berlow

Esther Yelen Berman

Janice Bernstein

Elaine Binder

Nancy Bluth

Leona Brauser

Fredi Brown

Caren Caplan

Gail Cohen

Leona Cohen

Ruth G. Cole

Lisa Davidson

Lynn Davidson

Janet Deixler

Madelyn Donoff

Rochelle Edelman

Sandy Einberg

Ann Eisenberg

Marsha Eisenberg

Joan Chernoff Epstein

Karen Everett

Sherri Ades Falchuk

Carol Fasman

Carol Fein

Karen Feit

Frances Feldman

Nikki Feldman

Francine Fettman

Judi Finkelstein

Barbara Fleischer

Elizabeth L. Fox

Connie Cirillo Freeman

Debbie Friedman

Leslie Gaffin

Dorothy Ganz

Doris Geller

Norma S. Gindes

Lynn Gold-Benjamin

Zandra Goldberg

Karen Goldman

Beverly Goldsmith

Dawn Goldstein

Jill Goldstone

Rita Gottlieb

Adele Greenblatt

Carole Greenfield

Janice Greenwald

Ruth Grossberg

Rae Gurewitsch

Ruth Gursky

Haren Haber

Linda Hakerem

Ruth Hendelman

Sylvia Herman

Jill Hershbein

Roz Holberg

Barbara Horwitz

Diane Issenberg

Jane Jacobson

Teri Junker

Deborah Kahn

Lee Kansas

Ann Karty

Carol Goodman Kaufman

Sherryl Kaufman

Eddyse Kessler

Sandra King

Josie Kivort

Janet Klein-Young

Vivian Kovacs

Sharon Krischer

Dorothy Lasensky

Barbara Levin

Patricia Levinson

Judith Levy

Gail Lieb

Dina Lipschultz

Karen Lustig

Ellyn Lyons

Sheila Macks

Judith Mann

Fern Marks

Ellen Masters

Debra Mazon

Annette Meskin

Dafna Michaelson

Linda Minkes

Deborah Minkoff

Barbara Mishkin

Sue Mizrahi

Holly Moskowitz

Miffie Nagorsky

Jane Nyce

Suzanne Offit (Hadassah Foundation Chair)

Helaine Ohayon

Tobey R. Olken, Esq.

Judy Padolf

Judith L. Palkovitz

Emily Pinchuk

Carolyn Plessner

Stacie Podos

Sue Polansky

Hanna Pollack

Joy E. Pollock, Esq.

Joyce Rabin

Ada Rabinowitz

Edria Ragosin

Sonia Raizes

Nancy Rapoport

Lonye Rasch

Leah Reicin

Sharon Richman

Renee Rosenhech

Marlene Rosenthal

Carol Rotenberg

Loren Roth

Michele Rubin

Barbara Sabin

Joan Walder Sacarob

Alecia Sachs

Tamar Sadeh

Fred Safer (National Associates President)

Jill Sapperstein

Judith Saxe

Laura Schiff

Sharon Schneider

Rachel Schonberger

Maureen Schulman

Sima Schuster

Jill Schwartz-Chevlin

Gillian Sescoe

Betty Shapiro

Rita Shapiro

Deborah Shendelman

Judy Shereck

Nancy Shuman

Natalie Silverman

Belle Simon

Sharon Sisselsky

Barbara Spack

Ceil Stern

Tema Sternberg

Diane Taub

Iris Tishkoff

Melanie Topper

Anastasia Torres-Gil

Mindy Tucker

Rosalyn Tuton

Roselle Ungar

Ruthanne Warnick

Dana Waxler

Helen Weisberg

Judy Weiss

Laurie Weitz

Marcia Weller

Nancy Wiadro

Elaine Winograd

Deborah Wiskind

Janet Young

Jamie Zelig

Ruth Zimbler

Jane Zolot

Presidents

Hadassah Boston
Varda Farber

Hadassah Brooklyn
Barbara Katz

Hadassah Central States
Lynn Furness

Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
Luisa Ellenbogen

Hadassah Connecticut
Sally Kleinman

Hadassah Desert-Mountain
Cathy Olswing

Hadassah Florida Atlantic
Marion Aronheim

Hadassah Florida Broward
Dorrie Kahn

Hadassah Florida Central
Susan Lafer

Hadassah Great Plains
Teree Farbstein

Hadassah Greater Baltimore
Julie Bernstein

Hadassah Greater Detroit
Carol Ogusky

Hadassah Greater Miami
Linda Goldstein

Hadassah Greater Philadelphia
Patsy Gruenberg
Joyce Laiter

Hadassah Greater Pittsburgh
Barbara Scheinberg

Hadassah Greater Southwest
Amy Applebaum

Hadassah Greater Washington
Judy Erdheim

Hadassah Lower New York State
Amy Solomon

Hadassah Nassau
Tracey Drayer

Hadassah New York
Rita Lourie-Galena

Hadassah Northern New England
Rhoda Saunders

Hadassah Northern New Jersey
Stephanie Z. Bonder

Hadassah Northern Seaboard
Luisa Narins

Hadassah Pacific Northwest
Peg Elefant

Hadassah Southeastern
Toby Parker

Hadassah Southern
Bonnie Boring

Hadassah Southern California
Sandra Sadikoff

Hadassah Southern New England
Susan Shikora

Hadassah Southern New Jersey
Michelle Krasner

Hadassah Southern Seaboard
Gail Moskowitz

Hadassah Suffolk
Phyllis Abramson

Hadassah Upper Midwest
Anna Walter

Hadassah Westchester
Rachel Freedman
Michele Lippin

Honorary Council

Chris Adler

Gerry Sue Arnold

Claire Baer

Elaine Baker

Naomi R. Barsky

Rhoda Bernstein

Shirley Blumberg

Rhoda Breverman

Freda Brode

Dorothy R. Bucksbaum

Judith R. Clements

Karen Dannin

Roberta M. Ebert

Elaine H. Ellish

Barbara Extein

Bobbie Feinstein

Linda Elfmon Fleishman

Arlene Freedman

Rae G. Gelfand

Rae M. Ginsburg

Carol Goldsmith

Sandra Goldstein

Anna E. Greenberg

Doris Greenberg

Betty Rapoport Hamburger

Marjorie G. Housen

Ruth B Hurwitz

Sharon Jacobson

Paula Jarnicki

Leah-Dee Kahn

Helene Karpa

Joyce C. Kitey

Bea Klein

Bobbee Slotsky Kramer

Sheila Lebowitz

Marilyn Levine

Bobbie Limor

Seema Liston

Lee Lobel-Zwang

Susan Mark

Barbara G. Melamed

Dovie Melnick

Julie Morris

Linda Glesser Morris

Soraya Nazarian

Barbara Pailet

Renee Resnik

Corinne Ravel Retchin

Lisl Schick

Elaine M. Senter

Rhesa E. Shapiro

Andrea Silagi

Eva Silberman

Jacqueline Silverberg

Lois Slott

Annette Sondock

Judith Swartz

Barbara Tirschwell

Barbara Topol

Karen Venezky

Susan Weinberg

Mona Wood

Susan Yorke

Susan Zimmerman

Theda Zuckerman

National Executive Management

Executive Director / CEO
Janice Weinman, PhD

Chief Financial Officer
Rick Annis

General Counsel
Sheryl Zeligson, Esq.

Senior Staff

Operations and Data Processing Center
Nantambu Brown, Director

Programming, Advocacy, Zionism and Education Division
Naomi Brunnlehrman, Director

Marketing and Communications
Sheryl Hoffman, Director

Member & Unit Services Division
Melissa Karachalios, Director

Development Division
David Pasternak, Chief Development Officer

How to Text a Pledge

Text a pledge to Hadassah today . Choose to fund either the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower or research at HMO. Either way, you'll be saving lives.

It is as simple as 1-2-3

  1. Grab your cell phone, Open a new text message then enter the number: 347-801-CURE (2873)
  2. Type your full name, pledge amount, and a short personal message along with your designation: Tower or Research
  3. Press SEND!

Remember no gift is too small to make a difference. Grab your cell phone now — and text your pledge to 347-801-CURE (2873).

The power to cure is in your hands.

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

support@hadassah.org

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Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Missions Department

missions@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

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