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Hadassah Advocacy

Hadassah's Advocacy Center
Hadassah's 330,000 members, associates and supporters- found in every congressional district across the country- advocate on issues of importance to women and the Jewish community.


EdConnections is home to an expanding group of informative, interactive programs offered by Hadassah.

Hadassah's Heart Health Program

Every Beat Counts: Hadassah's Heart Health Program™ educates women about risks, prevention and detection of heart disease, the #1 cause of death among women in the U.S.. Get an online assessment of your personal risks, advocate, and find Every Beat Counts seminars, workshops and events in your area.

The Uplift Project

The Uplift Project™ is a community outreach program to raise awareness of breast cancer and empower women to take charge of their health. Join with our 330,000 members, supporters and associates as we decorate bras and proudly display our creations.

Hadassah Leadership Fellows (HLF)

The participants in this selective two-year leadership development program for women 35-50 will experience personal growth and networking opportunities, including interactions with top leaders from around the world and missions to Israel and Washington, D.C.

Learn more about Hadassah Leadership Fellows

Health & Wellness Programs

Hadassah's Health & Wellness programs educate women and men about healthy life choices in order to promote wellness, disease prevention and early detection—empowering them with knowledge to make appropriate and informed medical decisions for themselves and their families.

Check It Out® for Adults

Check It Out® for Adults is a breast cancer awareness program for women and men of all ages that is focused on disease prevention and screening for the purpose of early detection and treatment.

Hadassah at the United Nations

Hadassah has been a non-governmental organization (NGO) in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). We attend United Nations meetings and briefings in New York, Vienna and Geneva-helping Hadassah build coalitions with other organizations, advocate for women's health and equality, promote the work of the Hadassah Medical Organization and support the State of Israel.

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Professional Networking Councils

Hadassah Professional Networking Councils provide an opportunity to connect with others who share the same vocation and passion for Israel and the Jewish community. Individuals pursue personal growth and enhance their professional knowledge through collegial exchanges and Continuing Education Credits (CME, CLE, CEU). Member-only programs include the annual U.S. Supreme Court Swearing In, the Amicus Brief Program, and the Hadassah Task Force for Nursing.

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program

Choose Hadassah for your bar/bat mitzvah community service. We will help with online tools to make your fundraising easy and fun. Help heal the world as you celebrate this milestone in the life of a Jewish boy or girl.

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