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Fall Conference 2008

Racing Toward the Future Region Conference logoHadassah Central States Region Fall Conference: 
Racing Toward the Future

November 14-16, 2008
Lexington Hyatt Hotel
Lexington, KY

The Fall Hadassah Central States Region Conference was held in Lexington, Kentucky, November 14-16, 2008. Raye Ziring was Conference Chair and Marcie Natan, Hadassah National Treasurer, was the Conference Advisor.  Region President Carol Ann Schwartz welcomed the delegates and conducted the regional board meeting Friday afternoon.  Associate Hadassah members enjoyed their own programming as well as conference events.  The Women of Innovation Award was presented to Gayna Bassin, Connie Grobstein, and Raye Ziring.

Marcie Natan, Hadassah National Treasurer, gave the keynote address on Friday evening, and Rabbi Audrey Korotkin led services on Saturday morning.  Carol Goodman Kaufman, Ph.D. gave a moving presentation Saturday afternoon on Domestic Violence and the Jewish Community. Adam H. Edelen, Chief-of-Staff to Kentucky Governor Steve Besheat, gave the Saturday night keynote speech. The band Ha-Tizmoret performed after dinner, and many women danced to the spirited music.  Carol Goodman Kaufman signed copies of her book, Sins of Omission:  the Jewish Community's Reaction to Domestic Violence, and gift baskets were auctioned off as fundraisers by Renee Resnik.

Associate members in attendance enjoyed an excursion to Kentucky Horse Park and attended a seminar on Islam led by Lawrence Ziring, Ph.D. The conference concluded on Sunday with helpful workshops and inspiring speakers illuminating all the programs and research being conducted in Israel by Hadassah. 

Photography provided by Gayna Bassin.

Carol Ann Schwartz, Region President, (center) standing for the singing of Hatikvah.
Carol Ann Schwartz, Region President, (center) standing for the singing of Hatikvah.
Hadassah members standing for the singing of Hatikvah on Saturday night.
Hadassah members standing for the singing of Hatikvah on Saturday night.
Tobe Snow, President of Cincinnati Chapter, spoke at the Saturday night dinner in the Lexington Hyatt Hotel.
Tobe Snow, President of Cincinnati Chapter, spoke at the Saturday night dinner.
David Kaplan, Marilyn Moosnick and Keynote Speaker Adam H. Edelen.
David Kaplan, Marilyn Moosnick and Keynote Speaker Adam H. Edelen.
David Kaplan, Raye Ziring, Adam H.Edelen, Odette Kaplan and Carol Ann Schwartz
David Kaplan, Raye Ziring (Conference Chair), Adam H.Edelen, Odette Kaplan and Carol Ann Schwartz.
Rabbi Audrey Korotkin, Resident Scholar Carol Goodman Kaufman, Ph.D., and Marcie Natan, Hadassah National Treasurer.
Rabbi Audrey Korotkin, Resident Scholar Carol Goodman Kaufman, Ph.D., and Marcie Natan, Hadassah National Treasurer.
Ha-Tizmoret (Bowling-Sherman Quintet) provided the evening's entertainment.
Ha-Tizmoret (Bowling-Sherman Quintet) provided Saturday evening's entertainment.  Baskets in the background were auctioned off Saturday and Sunday.
Women dancing to the music of Ha-tizmoret.
Women dancing to the music of Ha-tizmoret.
Recipients of the Women of Innovation Award:  Connie Grobstein, Raye Ziring and Gayna Bassin.
Recipients of the Women of Innovation Award: Connie Grobstein, Raye Ziring and Gayna Bassin.
Carol Goodman Kaufman, Ph.D., signed free copies of her book, Sins of Omission
Carol Goodman Kaufman, Ph.D., signed free copies of her book, Sins of Omission: The Jewish Community's Reaction to Domestic Violence.
Eileen Thacker holds a basket being auctioned by Renee Resnik.
Eileen Thacker holds a basket being auctioned off by Renee Resnik.
Young Judaea workshop presenters Rebecca Carter  and Noah Gallagher (center).
Young Judaea workshop presenters Rebecca Carter  and Noah Gallagher (center).
The Lexington Chapter volunteers.
The Lexington Chapter volunteers.

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