L.E.A.(Littleton, Englewood, Aurora)

Welcome to the L.E.A. (Littleton, Englewood, Aurora) Chapter of Hadassah

Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
Contact Us

P : (303)669-5418

E : lea@hadassah.org

Mailing Address

Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111


Join us at L.E.A.'s Annual Giving Event
upstairs circul

L.E.A. Chapter of Hadassah
invites you to

Create a Project
Indulge in Cocktails
Laugh with Friends

at our Ladies Only
Annual Giving Event
Celebrating the  Life-Changing Research
at Hadassah Medical Organization

Thursday, October 27, 2016    6-9 pm

Upstairs Circus @ The Landmark
5370 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Suite 106
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

casual dress, light dinner
all projects, supplies, tools & instructions included

NOW:  you can register and pay online.  Click this link:


Who Are LYL@Hadassah Women

L.E.A. Young Ladies (LYL)@Hadassah (pronounced Laila, the Hebrew word for 'night.') is a group of L.E.A. women who are 25 years young and up who have formed a group of like minded women who want to connect to each other, their community and to Hadassah through social activities while learning about and advocating and supporting the work of Hadassah.

LYL@ women are smart, dynamic and committed to making the world a better place. Join our Facebook page!  LYL Hadassah

Check back often for info about our events or email lylahadassah@gmail.com for more information.

Oct. 25:  Leadership Planning Meeting

November 8, 7-9pm:  Sip 'n Paint event

December 13:  Annual Latke Event

From our President

Roni Photo

Dear Hadassah Friends,
Can it possibly be September already? It has been my privilege to be your president for this year and the time has flown by. It would be difficult for me to count the number of times I have proudly represented all of you at board meetings, at chapter and Desert-Mountain Region events, at the July National Convention and at various community programs. I have always done so with great pride because Hadassah women around the world can always be counted upon to take action where and when it’s needed. Read about this amazing project at HMO:

A collaboration initiated by Hadassah Medical Center with Palestinian and German colleagues, dedicated to the discovery and characterization of congenital diseases of the immune system, has led to the discovery of a new genetic mutation, a new disease, and the first successful transplantation in the world to cure an ill child. Through this collaboration, “over 70 children have been diagnosed with specific immunodeficiency diseases and about 40 have received successful bone marrow transplants at Hadassah,” says Dr. Polina Stepensky, head of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Center in the Department of Pediatric Hemo-Oncology. Dr. Stepensky initiated the collaboration together with Dr. Prof Klaus Warnatz of the University of Freiburg and Dr. Omar Abu Zaitoun of Nablus. Over one hundred doctors, nurses, transplant coordinators, and technicians from hospitals all over Israel, the Palestinian Authority (Ramallah, Hebron, Bethehem, Jericho, Jenin) and the University of Freiburg attended a conference on this collaboration. In addition, the collaboration published a paper in the hematology journal Blood which was chosen as one of the top ten research articles of the year by this prestigious publication. Eager to continue with this research journey, Dr. Stepensky notes: “This collaboration is an amazing example of opening new horizons in science and medicine, finding new friends and, together, identifying new genes and new genetic mutations, along with the mechanisms through which these genes malfunction—with the end result of curing many children.”

Since the High Holidays are “late” this year, (Rosh Hashana begins at sundown October 2), we have the month of September to welcome new members as they meet and mingle with our chapter on Thursday, September 29 at the home of Susan Greenwald.  In addition to new members, we are looking forward to connecting with those members who we haven’t seen in a while.  Get ready for the New Year; come out for desserts and socializing.
After the holidays, we hope you’ll save the date for our Annual Giving Event on Thursay evening, Oct. 27.  We’ve planned a Ladies Night Out at the UpStairs Circus in the Landmark.  Plan on joining us for food, cocktails (and other beverages) as we laugh, have fun and create a craft to keep or gift!
We hope our annual givers (Chai, Silver Chai, Patrons, Keepers and Founders) will continue their commitment of pledging their annual gift.  If each of us encourage  one woman to become an annual givier, we’ll be set for a great finish for 2016.
The Jewish month of Elul begins the eve of September 3. Elul is traditionally a time for personal reflection and spiritual preparation for the New Year. It offers a opportunity to examine what is holding us back from being who we really want to be. Listen to the shofar and reflect. If we use the period of Elul to take concrete steps towards becoming advocates for change, together we can make a difference!  We are Hadassah, the power of Women who DO!

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Mah Jongg Tournament Returns Nov. 17

Temple Emanuel

Our awesome Meshugganah Mah Jongg Tournament returns Nov. 17 at Temple Emanuel LEA Hadassah and Temple Emanuel Sisterhood Thursday Nov. 17 at Temple Emanuel 10:15-4pm ( play begins at 11) Light Lunch and Dessert Prize $$, 50/50 Raffle, Prizes $36 by Nov. 13/ $45 after Register a NEW tournament player you get $18 off! Register online! Questions: Della or Barbara: lea@hadassah.org


3rd Annual Latke Cook-off

October 14, 2016 - December 14, 2016

A private residence, we'll provide the address when you RSVP

Come to our 3rd Annual Amazing Latke Cook Off, Tuesday, December 13, 7-9 pm where women will present their original latke recipes for you to try and judge for fabulous prizes. What's your favorite and/or your most creative latke recipe? Sign up to compete or just to sample and judge!

Save the Date - Mekonen

Save the Date -- Nov. 12

November 12, 2016 - November 12, 2016

BMH-BJ Synagogue

Join us at BMH-BJ to view the premier screening of "Mekonen", a new documentary film about a Ethiopian Soldier in the IDF. Enjoy a dessert reception and an opportunity to meet the producer! Doors open at 7:00. Register for the event and purchase tickets by clicking the Register link!


book group

Daytime Book Group

Our book group meets monthly in members' homes to discuss the book of the month. Always stimulating, always fun, and inspiring. Coordinated by Barb Pinhas, this group is sure to engage you and keep you abreast of popular and thought provoking literature.


daytime young women

Daytime Young Women

L.E.A.’s daytime group of young women love going out to lunch, taking neighborhood walks, and learning how to put Jewish values into action. Watch for our Mitzvah Day event, eat lunch in a sukkah,compete at the Latka cook-off and picnic with other young families.

study group

L.E.A. Study Group

Join our Ladies Who Learn, meeting monthly at members' homes. This group is facilitated by Rabbi Sandra Cohen. Contact Cyrel Phillips for meeting locations and times.


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Ladies Lunch Bunch

Who doesn't love lunch with girlfriends? Join us for a monthly lunch and get together at a new or favorite restaurant. We promise a good time, separate checks and a "bite" of Hadassah news. Members rotate for choosing the restaurant and making reservations. Which place will you choose? Contact Gale Chapman to join the group.



  • President

    Roni Ogin

  • President LYL@Hadassah Group

    Julie Levenson

  • Leadership Council

    Risa Buckstein

  • Leadership Council

    Jan Klatskin

  • Leadership Council

    Jane McMillan

  • Leadership Council

    Barbara Metzel

  • Development

    Della Levy

  • Development

    Barbara Trotsky


    Jan Fisher


    Sherri Weinstein

  • Membership

    Susan Greenwald

  • Treasurer

    Laura Schiff

  • Recording Secretary

    Carol Scheinblatt

  • Records Administrator

    Barbara Tasky

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005


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Membership Questions


(800) 664-5646

Donation Questions


(800) 928-0685

Missions Department


(800) 237-1517

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