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Hadassah Brooklyn Region began in 1921. At its strongest period in time, we boasted more than 20,000 members. We provide programs of interest all over the borough of Brooklyn, at all times of the day and evening, every day of the week, every month of the year. We are comprised of all denominations of Jewish observance. Region events observe the laws of kashrut and respect Shabbat.

1625 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
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Hadassah Brooklyn Region

1625 Ocean Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11230

From our President

Barbara Katz

Dear Hadassah Sisters, Associates and Friends,

Welceom to Brooklyn Region's Web Stie!  I want to give a hearty Mazal Tov to all our chapters and members who are working so hard all year long. You bring in new members and increase your fundraising efforts with great programs. Brooklyn Region has so many wonderful events for our members, so it is no wonder why we are such a close community.  

With overwhelming support from our Members, Associates and supporters, we are working hard to successfully reach our goals.   I am confident that this success will continue throughout the year. We are honored to fulfill our commitments to HMO, to ensure that we provide vital lifesaving excellence in medical care in Israel, and stellar medical research that benefits humanity, we are steadfast. We are all passionate to our mission, and keep Hadassah warmly in our hearts. To choose where to make your impact click here.

Historically, strength is in numbers, so do your best to continue to bring in new members this year. Share the joy of Hadassah Membership with family and friends.  Let them know what a wonderful organization we are, and how friendly and caring our members are. Invite friends to your chapter's events and to our Brooklyn Region events. Double your impact, and Hadassah's, when you make a gift of “life membership” to a friend or family member for just $212 (6 payment plan available.)  In addition, when you gift a life membership, you will get a multi-generational Hadassah pin of your choice!  Gift a Hadassah Membership here!

Check out Hadassah's Advocacy Center and make your impact stronger!  I look forward to seeing you at our region and chapter events!


Barbara Katz
President, Brooklyn Region

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Winter 2017 Book Club and Pot Luck Supper

March 1, 2017

In a member's home in the Ditmas Park Neighborhood

We will be reading Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism.

Lets Move

Let's Move

March 30, 2017

At the Recreation Room of 2271 Knapp Street, Brooklyn NY 11229 (Basement, enter from Whitney Avenue)

Louis Ezrick, PT, MSPT, President/Director of Evolve Physical Therapy-Fit For Life combines exercise science with manual therapy to create and restore the balance and symmetry of the body. Because of Louis's expertise in bio mechanics, he can determine the underlying reasons for his patients’ pain and dysfunction. Using a holistic approach to increasing health and activity Developing a patient tailored strengthening program How to talk to your physical therapist Strategies to mobilize the less mobile The secrets to pain management through exercise

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Spring 2017 Book Club

April 26, 2017

At a members home in the Ditmas Park Neighborhood

We will be reading Wed-Locked Agunot by Susan Aranoff and Rivka Haut. Susan will join us for the evening. Discount copies of The Wed-Locked Agunot are available for $25 at the offices of Sarina Roffe, 3603 Quentin Road, 2nd fl (bet E 36 St and E 37 St), Brooklyn. M-Th 9:30 am to 5 pm and Fri until 2 pm. Please call (917) 439-5126 to make sure someone is there. The book is also available from book sellers, including Amazon.com.



    Barbara Katz

  • Records Administrator

    Esther Lefkowitz

  • Corresponding Secretary

    Florence Manglani

  • At Large

    Brenda Rosenbaum

  • Treasurer

    Judith Silversmith

  • Treasurer

    Janet Klein Young

  • Web Administrator

    Ruth Shapiro

  • Bulletin Editor-In-Chief

    Irene Stundel

  • Bulletin Associate Editor

    Margaret McDonough

  • Bulletin Associate Editor

    Carol Dachs

  • Bulletin Associate Editor

    Marilyn Cranney

  • Journal Chair

    Ilene Shapiro

  • Membership Co-Vice President

    Caryn Tanditash

  • Education Vice President

    Brenda Rosenbaum

  • Jewish Studies Chair

    Laura Goldberg

  • Programming Vice President

    Marlene Lempert

  • Hospitality Chair

    Nancy Goldstein

  • Leadership/ Vice President

    Marcia Weller

  • Associate Co-Chair

    Shelli Feldman

  • Associate Co-Chair

    Ronald Feldman

  • Fundraising Vice President

    Ethel Gold

  • Major Donor Chair

    Alma Krull

  • National & Region JNF Chair

    Marcia Weller

  • National & Region JNF Team

    Doris Geller

  • National & Region JNF Team

    Sharon Richman

  • Chai Mitzvah Club Chair

    Gail Fier

  • Yahrzeit Chair

    Sheila Katz

  • Chai Society Chair

    Myra Mionis

  • Keeper of the Gate Chair

    Muriel Bayroff

  • At Large

    Carol Dachs

  • Fundraising Committee

    Merrie Melman

  • Fundraising Committee

    Eleene Schwartz

  • Fundraising Committee

    Myra Schwartz

  • American Affairs Chair

    Adele Cohen

  • National & Region Curriculum Watch

    Janet Klein Young

  • Young Women's Network Chair

    Harriet Roff��

  • Hadasah International Chair

    Florence Manglani

  • Area Vice President

    Enid Benezra

  • At Large

    Evelyn Gollomp

  • Area Vice President - Hadassah Annuity Chair

    Harriet Sayer

  • IT Chair (Information Technology)

    Janet Klein Young

  • Women's Health Chair

    Elaine Sarfati

  • At Large

    Sharon Brooks

  • At Large

    Cecelia Kramer

  • At Large

    Grace Salant

  • At Large

    Hannah Levine

  • At Large

    Judith Shaprio

  • At Large

    Sheila Stanger

  • At Large

    Hazel Tishcoff

  • Immediate Past President

    Janet Klein Young

  • Past President

    Gail Hammerman

  • Past President

    Roni Schwartz

  • Past President

    Judith Silversmith

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