The Nashville chapter encompasses the metropolitan Nashville area and surrounding counties.

Nashville Hadassah, 801 Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37205
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Mailing Address

Gordon Jewish Community Center

Nashville Hadassah, 801 Percy Warner Boulevard

Nashville, Tennessee 37205


Upcoming Events!

August 25 - Parlor Meeting for Medical Professionals in Private Home with Dr. Rachel Schonberger


August 26 - Bench to Bedside: How Hadassah's Cutting Edge Research Makes a Difference in People's Lives with Dr. Rachel Schonberger


September 4 - Fun and Fondue for Young Leaders in Their 20s, 30s, & 40s


September (Date TBA) - The Storytellers Within Us for Prime Leaders 50+


October 20 - Progressive Dinner Sukkah Hop


November 15 - Hadassah Medical Center's Dr. Eyal Banin visits Nashville and talks about his breakthrough on Macular Degeneration


December 8 - Art/Music Program TBD


February 19 - Membership Appreciation Casino Night


March 5 - Multigenerational Hamentaschen Bake


March 10 - Hadassah Shabbat at Beit Tefillah


March 19 - Joyce Goldstein, a renowned chef and cook book author will speak on her new kosher cookbook called the Mediterranean Jewish Kitchen


March 26 - Donor: Rabbis & Rebbetzins - The Power of Women Who Inspire


April 20 - Health Outside the Box


May 11 - Maritinis and Medura: Israeli Girls Night Out for Young Leaders in Their 20s, 30s, & 40s


May (Date TBA) - Israeli Arts, Music, Food, and Dance for Prime Leaders 50 +

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From our President

Nili Friedman, President

There is so much to love about Hadassah, but perhaps the thing I love most is how much the women of Hadassah do.  We live in a world that is in desperate need of tikkun olam (repairing of the world), but we also live in a world that is enriched by the beautiful traditions of our people.  As women of Hadassah we strive to find a balance between celebrating the traditions of our people, educating ourselves on the important issues of our time, building friendships across generations, and repairing the world in which we live. And through all these pursuits, we work to support the State of Israel, never taking for granted that we live at a time when Israel is not a dream, but a reality. 

So while medical breakthroughs are taking place and lives are being saved at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, right here in Nashville, TN, the women of Hadassah have much that they will do. On Tuesday, January 19th at 6:30, Hadassah women will gather at the GJCC to celebrate Tu B’Shevat with a Seven Species potluck.  All attendees are asked to bring a dish containing one or many of the Seven Species: dates, figs, pomegranates, grapes, olives, wheat, & barley.

On Wednesday, February 17th at 6:30 in the lobby of the GJCC, Hadassah will join forces with NCJW to create one-of-a kind matzah covers to be used at the CRC Seder taking place in April.

On Sunday, March 6th, Hadassah, PJ Library, NowGen, and Sherith Israel will sponsor a Multigenerational Hamentaschen Bake that will take place at 1:00 p.m. at Sherith Israel.  Hadassah will provide the dough, and each attendee will bring a kosher filling to ensure variety.  While participants will be invited to take some hamentaschen home, the majority will be served at the Hadassah Shabbat the following week.

On Saturday, March 12th, Hadassah members from all the congregations will gather at Sherith Israel to celebrate Hadassah Shabbat. 

On Tuesday, April 5th,  Hadassah and NowGen will sponsor a clothing exchange to benefit Dress for Success.  Participants will clean out their closets and bring clothing and accessories they have not worn in the last year.  Then, they will go through other people's items and claim them as their own.  Essentially, one girl's trash will become another another girl's treasure!  All unclaimed items will be donated to Dress for Success, whose mission it is to provide professional wardrobes to underprivileged women who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

On May 24th, we will have our Spring Fling, which will be a festive celebration at a beautiful venue not to be missed!

So much to do, and that is just in just in the spring!  I hope you will join me in becoming involved in Hadassah, so that you to can be one of the many women who DO!

Hadassah Hugs,


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  • President

    Nili Friedman

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    Barbara Olsher

  • Recording Secretary

    Kathy Ryder

  • Corresponding Secretary

    Ruth Klar

  • Zionist Affairs Chair

    Liron Finkelstein

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    Amy Kammerman

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    Beth Wise

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    Victoria Cohen-Crumpton

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    Ruth Pressman

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    Michael Gryll

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    Robbie Lasky

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    Phyllis Helderman

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