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Hadassah members advocate at the local, state and national levels for women's health, reproductive rights, pay equity, domestic violence prevention, gun control, Israeli security, a strong U.S.-Israel relationship, and more. They address issues of importance to women and the Jewish community. Hadassah's Email Action Network provides public policy updates and timely information about critical national and international issues. Get involved today.

Link up with the Hadassah community nearest you.

Read about Hadassah's Domestic and Israel Zionist and International Public Policy Statements.

Read Hadassah's Action Alerts and Backgrounders

Visit the Hadassah National Action Center to contact your legislators about the issues important to you

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.

Hadassah Shabbat Zachor Program in a Box

Hadassah was founded during Purim, and is Esther’s Hebrew name. The first annual Hadassah Shabbat Zachor, to be held on the Shabbat preceding Purim, will be March 14-15, 2014.

Hadassah at the United Nations

Thirty Hadassah members visited the U.S. Mission to the United Nations on February 25 and learned about some of the worldwide issues identified by the UN as critical.

Read their first hand account >>

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. Participants will receive leadership and skills development focusing on their areas of interest—women's health, venture capitalism, public policy and social justice.

Learn more about Hadassah Leadership Fellows

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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