Hadassah

St. Petersburg

The St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah is a diverse group of women who live in the greater St. Petersburg Area. With nearly 500 members and associates, we are a part of the 300,000 Hadassah volunteers around the world concerned with making our world a better place. Whether it is saving lives at the Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem; supporting a camp for our children through Young Judaea; educating ourselves about the world around us; or making friends and having fun, our chapter is unique and offers many programs and many volunteer opportunities. Hadassah St. Pete will get you connected with other women like you.

3118 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Suite 224
Clearwater, Florida 33759
Contact Us

P : (727) 465-4641

E : harnaomi@gmail.com

Mailing Address

3118 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Suite 224

Clearwater, Florida 33759

Announcements

Certificates Available
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St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah has certificates available for you to send

All of these certificates are available to be mailed out to a recipient anywhere.  Purchaser pays minimum donation amount plus postage.

Donation amounts are as follows:

In memory of/in honor of half page size- minimum donation $5

Pets: loss of/addition of- minimum donation $5

Hadassah Healing-Teaching-Research- minimum donation $5

Everlasting Remebrance- minimum donation $10

All Purpose (blank with multi colored frame border)- minimum donation $18
Ner Tamid - minimum donation $10

 

To have a certificate sent out, please contact Laurie Reiskind Home- 727-521-0918 or Lauriesr@tampabay.rr.com

Robin Post wins National Hadassah Award
Robin Post

Mazel tov and congratulations to Robin Post, from the St. Pete Chapter, who was nominated by our chapter and has won the 2016 Health & Wellness (Under 2000 Members)Award. for chairing the very successful We Will for Jill Walk/Run in January.  This event was the first of its kind for Hadassah.  Robin will receive her award at the National Convention in Atlanta in July.

 

It is well deserved.

Linda Weiss takes walking to heart
Linda Weiss

Linda Weiss of the St. Pete chapter walked to Israel!! The Jewish Press wrote a great article about her walk and the Hadassah program Every Step Counts. To read the complete article please see NEWSLETTERS below.

New Chai Society Members
Chai SocietyHarriet Stein

Congratulations to Andrea Holper and Etty Segal of Tampa Ameet Chapter, who became new Chai Society members at the National Convention this week. And to Harriet Stein, President of St. Pete Chapter who also became a Chai Society member at the National Convention.

From our President

                          President's Ponderings

 

Shalom Members,

As we approach Chanukah and the end of the Hadassah year, our chapter can look back on many memorable events.  The year started with the award-winning "We Will for Jill" Event .  It was successful in bringing members of the community together in addition to raising money for Hadassah and Women's Health Education in memory of one of our wonderful members.  Barbara Goldstein "BG", our Deputy Executive Director of Hadassah Israel, spoke to us about Missions to Israel.  Ann Haendel spoke to us about BDS.  Yom Ha'Atzmaut  was toasted with a tour of the Orange Groves Winery.  Mah Jongg and yoga on the beach were relaxing activities.  We held Passover and Sukkot programs.

Recently the chapter honored its past and current presidents.  The chapter's history was recounted.   

These events were planned by your hard-working board.  The board cannot do all of this alone. We have a proud past and want to have a vibrant future.  YOUR help is needed to achieve that.  Contact me and tell me what skills you have that we can use in our chapter or we can train you.  Volunteer and learn about yourself and some hidden talents you might discover.

 

Thank you.

Harriet Stein

harnaomi@gmail.com

727-465-4641

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Events

Jill Engelman

We Will for Jill

While the actual run is over, you may still contribute to this fund. Go to www.hadassah.org. Proceeds to go in the Jill Stenzler-Engelman Health Education Fund. Presented by St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah. For information about Jill and a video please go to www.hadassah.org/events/wewillforjill.

Shabbat candles

Hadassah Shabbat

This event occurs every year. It will be held on March 31, 2017 at Temple Beth El.

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General Meeting with Barbara Goldstein

January 16, 2017

Temple Ahavat Shalom

Please join your Hadassah Family as we welcome Deputy Executive Director of Hadassah Israel Barbara Goldstein Monday January 16, 2017 at 11:30 am at our general meeting at Temple Ahavat Shalom 1575 Curlew Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683 Welcome, members, partners, friends and relatives Free Dessert and Coffee provided, bring your lunch. Barbara is flying from Israel to provide us with Hadassah and Israel Today. Barbara represents Young Judaea and the Prime Minister special committee on the Legacy of Theodor Herzl. RSVP, questions please call Betty Slavney 727 446-5895 or Janice Caine 727 726-3735

Groups

Book Club

Book Club

Hadassah Book Club meets at CBI on 3rd Wednesday of month at 10:30 AM. Questions: Contact Sheila Wasserman at wassermansheila@hotmail.com Dec 21, 2016 - "A Guide For the Perplexed" by Dara Horn Facilitator: Mary Ann Marger Jan 18, 2017 - "The Secret Chord" by Geraldine Brooks Facilitator: Elaine Fein Feb 12, 2017 - "One Last Thing Before I Go" by Jonathan Tropper Facilitator: Sheila Wasserman March 15, 2017 - "Fault Lines" by Nancy Huston Facilitator:Carolyn Isakson April 19, 2017 - to be announced May 17, 2017 - to be announced

wassermansheila@hotmail.com

Leadership

  • President

    Harriet Stein

  • Organizational Vice President

    Wendy Levine

  • PRAZE Vice President

    Leslie Kirsner

  • PRAZE Vice President

    Carol Marger

  • Membership Vice President

    Rhoda Ross

  • Membership Vice President

    Robin Schroeder

  • PRAZE Vice President (Programming)

    Irma Mayer

  • PRAZE Vice President (Programming)

    Claire Weinstein

  • Fundraising Vice President

    Patricia Levinson

  • Treasurer

    Sheryl Feinman

  • Recording Secretary

    Helene Debowsky

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Missions Department

missions@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

support@hadassah.org

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