HADASSAH, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society. Cincinnati Chapter offers a variety of community service and fundraising projects, as well as fun and educational special interest groups for women of all ages and interests.
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Here is an easy way to fundraise for Hadassah! Just come to this website first and click on this Amazon Link, then shop as usual, and a percentage of everything you buy on Amazon will be credited to Hadassah. This is at NO COST TO YOU!
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From our President
As Hadassah women, we advocated for the creation of the State of Israel and provided health care for its citizens even before its founding in 1948. Our efforts have continued for the past 100 years. With the Power of our Dreams, we will continue to strive for even greater accomplishments in Hadassah’s future.
Please support our new partnership with the Jewish Family Service Heldman Family Food Pantry at the JFS Barbash Family Vital Support Center by bringing non-perishable food items and toiletries to events.
CINCINNATI HADASSAH is playing her part and because of you and your support Hadassah’s future will continue. We should remember the past, but look to the future. Our annual giving members are: FOUNDERS ($36,000 or more), KEEPERS of the GATE ($1,000 or $1800 per year), CHAI SOCIETY ( $180 or $360 per year). We sell greeting cards, certificates, JNF trees, handbag holders for the table, Macy’s gift cards, Panera gift cards. Click on our Amazon.com link & we earn a percentage of the order at no cost to you. Another option is to register your Kroger and Remke cards online for Community Rewards and name Hadassah as the nonprofit recipient. That way Hadassah will receive a percenage of your grocery bill at no cost to you.
Here is a great new way to declutter your home and donate to Hadassah at the same time: donate gently-used and no longer needed items to member Sharon Casper and she will sell them on eBay!
If you have not been involved before, here are just a few things we have fun doing here in Cincinnati: Book Discussion Group, Movie Mavens, Mah Jongg, Lunch Bunch, and monthly Coffee Talks. Please join us whenever you are able to. We would love to have you.
Cincinnati Chapter will be going "green" this season, and we will no longer print or mail Newsletters. To stay informed, please sign up for our email Bulletin, check this website and our Facebood page often, or subscribe to the "American Israelite" newspaper, where we publish ads and articles.
I want to wish everyone all the best for a safe and joyous New Year!
Beverly G. Williams
Cincinnati Chapter President
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November 29, 2017Varies
Movie Mavens meets once a month, usually on Wednesday or Thursday afternoon. We get together to have lunch and/or a movie. Please let anyone else know about this whom you might think would be interested. Next date will be Nov. 29. Please RSVP to Edie Rau, 513-530-0003 or
December 10, 2017
Our next Hadassah Lunch Bunch will be on December 10 at 12 noon. Lunch Bunch is open to all. We shmuz a lot, eat a lot, laugh a lot and have a good time. We usually meet on the third Sunday of each month from 12 - 2 PM at various restaurants. For reservations call Bernice Goldman at 513-984-5136 or e-mail Helene Kirzner at
December 11, 2017Varies
Coffee Talk/Decaf Cafe usually meets the 2nd Monday of every month in a member's home to discuss issues relevant to Jewish women. December 11-6:00pm: "Girls Night Out!" At Silver Spring House. Please bring a new toy for us to bring to JCC to give kids for Chanukah. January 8-9:30am: Yoga instructor Laura Ginnochio will lead us in "Practicing Peace of Mind and Body", at Ghita Sarembock's home. February 12-7:30pm: Rabbi Debbie Prinz will "Follow the Jewish Chocolate Trail" at Adath Israel. March 12-9:30am: Shaliach Maia Moran will speak at Sharon Casper's home. April 9-7:00pm: "Follow the Money and Jewish Gangsters in America". Retired Secret Service Agent Elliott Lieb will speak at Bev William's home. May 14-9:30am: Part 2 of our Virtual Architecture Tour of Cincinnati. There will be a $5.00 charge for this speaker. Location TBA. Contact Tobe Snow, Coffee Talk Chair, at 513-821-6157 or:
We hold these informal get-togethers on the second Monday of each month - alternating mornings and evenings to discuss topics of interest. Light refreshments served. Call (513) 821-6157 for location and times. If you are interested in hosting and/or leading future dates, please contact Tobe Snow, Coffee Talk Chair and Programming Vice President.
Evening Book Club
Book Discussion Club meets every other month on a Thursday, the first or second Thursday of the month at Bravo's Cucina Italiana, 5045 Deerfield Blvd., Mason, OH 45040. Greet and Eat at 6:30 pm. Discussion at 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome for a great dinner and/or discussion! For questions, please contact coordinator, Barb Solomon, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (513) 821-6157.
The Hadassah Lunch Bunch is open to all. We shmuz a lot, eat a lot, laugh a lot and have a good time. We meet on the third Sunday of each month from 12 - 1:30PM at various restaurants. We encourage ladies who are looking for a fun and congenial group to join us. For reservations call Bernice Goldman at 513-984-5136 or e-mail Helene Kirzner at email@example.com.
We enjoyed our second Mah Jongg Tournament on Sunday, June 4th. See photos at https://www.facebook.com/hadassah.c.chapter/media_set?set=a.10203410662304929&type=1. Questions? For more information about our Mah Jongg group, please call Marilyn at (513) 821-6157.