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Our latest eKol
See the latest edition of eKol, our bi-monthly newsletter, here. Get the latest news from Hadassah, a summary of recent events, and details of upcoming events, as well as so much more!
Have you heard about Chai Society, Hadassah’s newest annual giving program?
Members all over the country are choosing where they want their annual donation to go. You can change a life, give a helping hand to the most vulnerable, or support future medical miracles.
Would you consider giving $15 or $30 each month to be part of Hadassah’s Chai Society? Your generosity as an annual giver would ensure that Hadassah can continue to provide life-saving care to the people of Israel. Especially during times when there is war or terror attacks, maintaining the state-of-the-art trauma care that Hadassah Medical Organization is known for is critically important. While we pray for peace in Israel, we must do all we can to heal those who are ill or injured. Your annual support would make that possible.
We hope to welcome you to Chai Society in the near future.
To join Chai Society, go to www.hadassah.org/chaisociety.
From our President
As we sit writing this note, the Parkland school shooting in Florida is about a week in the past. Many of us have family and friends who are directly impacted by this disaster. One Hadassah member has a cousin who directly put himself in harm's way to save others and is undergoing multiple surgeries. Another has a friend who is a counselor in the school district and has been working with families and survivors through this tragedy.We are not helpless in the face of sorrow and despair. Hadassah NoVA is one of the places where you can find your voice. Our own Hadassah members visited Richmond last month to advocate for smarter gun laws. But there are so many causes that need our attention, here are just a few:
- Gender equity in medical prevention, research, funding, and quality of care
- Women's Preventive Health
- Human Trafficking Prevention
- Affordable Child Care
Here's a full list of Advocacy programs Hadassah provides.
Your Voice Needed: Advocacy Focus at Hadassah
NoVa Chapter What moves you to tears when you read your daily news feed? What issues are most important to you? For the Hadassah NoVa Chapter, we want to focus our efforts to have an impact. For the next few years, we would like to choose a topic and focus our advocacy and possibly some fundraising efforts toward making a positive change. Tell us at Facebook or look out for our upcoming Survey. Let's combine the power of our voices, following in our Hadassah Founder's Footsteps, to make this world a little safer and equitable. Together we can work toward Tikkun Olam.
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June Dining Out
June 19, 2018 - June 19, 2018Saravana Palace
Join us on Tuesday, June 19, at noon for a fabulous vegetarian lunch buffet, featuring the cuisine of southern India.
Summer Landy Lunch
June 19, 2018 - June 19, 2018Cosmopolitan Grill; 7770 Richmond Highway, Alexandria
Join us for the first Summer Landy Lunch Program. Send your RSVP to Dottie Feldman via email: email@example.com or give her a call: 703-768-0380
Encore Presentation - A Visit to the Old Country
June 24, 2018 - June 24, 20189308 Convento Terrace, Fairfax, 22031
2:00 - 4:00 pm On the afternoon of June 24, you’ll have an opportunity to take a fascinating trip back in time to the world of our ancestors in Eastern Europe when Hadassah members/associates Sarah Elpern-Waxman, Bruce Waxman, and Robin Thompson share stories and photos of their 2017 Jewish heritage trip to Lithuania and Latvia. RSVP at http://www.hadassah.org/events/lithuania_encore
Book Club Planning Meeting
June 26, 2018 - June 26, 2018RSVP for details
Join us for planning the 2018-2019 Book Club schedule!
Co-Vice President - Membership
Co-Vice President - Membership
Recording Secretary/Communications/Kol Editor
Book Club Chair
Programming Committee Chair
Cards, Trees, Certificates/Corresponding Secretary
Immediate Past President