Welcome to the Cincinnati Chapter of HADASSAH!

Cincinnati Chapter Presidents at the Hadassah Giving Luncheon 4-24-14
Cincinnati Chapter Presidents at the Hadassah Giving Luncheon 4-24-14

HADASSAH, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society. Cincinnati Chapter offers a variety of community service and fundraising projects, as well as fun and educational special interest groups for women of all ages and interests. You can read about all our activities on the Events page throughout the year, or download a pdf file of our Summer Bulletin.

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Just come to this website first and click on the Amazon Link below.  Sign in, then click on Community Rewards and select Hadassah. Then shop as usual, and everything you order on Amazon will be credited to Hadassah.  This is NO COST TO YOU!  Click here for more information or click on the link below.  NEW: Trade In your old electronics, games and books at Amazon with Three Easy Steps!


NEW! NEW YEAR HONEY SALEHadassah Honey Sale for Rosh Hashanah.
What a sweet way to wish family and friends a healthy and happy New Year! Send a jar of kosher honey, and a portion of all sales will benefit Hadassah! Order before July 21 for free shipping and guaranteed delivery by Rosh Hashanah. For more information, please click here or on the honey jar to the right. To place an order, click here.

REGISTER YOUR KROGER CARD!
You can support Hadassah at NO COST TO YOU! Simply register online at Kroger.com and sign up for Community Rewards for Hadassah!  Community Rewards expire every April, so if you have registered in the past, please renew online now.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
For more information about our exciting events in 2014, click HERE.

EVENING BOOK CLUB
On Thursday, July 10th in a private room at Asian Paradise Restaurant, 9521 Fields Ertel Road. Come for Happy Hour or dinner at 6:30 pm or just for the Book Club at 7 pm. The book this time is The Fortune Teller's Kiss by Brenda Serotte. It's a poignant and heartbreakingly hilarious memoir of growing up a Sephardic Jew among Ashkenazi neighbors in the Bronx. Everyone is welcome, if you read the book or not! Contact Sandra at 793-7685 or sdberg@fuse.net for more information.

SAVE THE DATE: OPENING MEETING / INSTALLATION DINNER
Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 21st from 5 - 7 pm, as our Chapter President, Bonnie Juran Ullner, passes the gavel to incoming President Ghita Sarembock.  We will honor our out-going and incoming board members with a festive dinner and more at Trio Bistro in Kenwood.  Ali Bernstein, Tracy Levine and Jennie Juran are co-chairs for the event.

NEW SHAI VOLUNTEER LIASONS
Hadassah members Amy Fisher and Ilana Liss have recently been named the new volunteer liaisons of the SHAI program, a collaboration between Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah.  SHAI is an acronym for Support, Hospitality, and Assistance for Israelis.  More...

NEW TOWER HEART PENDANT FUNDRAISER
The new silver Tower Heart fundraiser.


Chai Society Pin.JOIN CHAI SOCIETY
Hadassah's newest annual giving society! A new way to be part of something big, something vital! Your $15 a month can change a life. It's easy, make your gift monthly or in one lump sum.  You choose where to make your impact: Medicine and Healthcare, Youth Aliyah, Young Judaea. Make the choice that touches your heart month after month, year after year. Join Now and receive this beautiful Chai Society pin!

SAVE THE DATE! 2014 Hadassah National Convention
July 21-24 in Las Vegas

2014 Hadassah National Convention
For more information, please click here.

CENTRAL STATES REGION FALL FORUM
November 1-2, 2014, at the Columbus Airport Embassy Suites
Mark your calendars for the installation of Lynn Furness as the new Central States Region President!  We will honor current President and Cincinnati Chapter member Teri Junker and the other out-going Board members as we welcome new leadership.  More info soon!

CENTRAL STATES REGION SPRING FORUM
Six Cincinnati Chapter members attended the Central States Region of Hadassah Spring Forum on May 17-18, 2014, in Columbus, OH. More...

THIN THREADS: Stories of Hadassah Life-Changing Moments
To commemorate Hadassah’s Centennial, a special book has been published that contains real life stories written by those whose lives have been touched by Hadassah, including our own Cincinnati Chapter President, Bonnie Juran Ullner! On sale now for only $18.  To order or for more info, click on: Thin Threads.

CINCINNATI CHAPTER WINS TOWER AWARD
Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah has received the prestigious Tower Award for achieving both its Tower Campaign Goal and Quota.

CENTENNIAL PATH BRICK AWARDED TO CINCINNATI CHAPTER
Congratulations to Cincinnati Chapter for making our fundraising goals + an additional $5000! As a reward, we will receive a large engraved brick on the Centennial Path in the beautiful Miriam’s Garden at the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Ein Kerem, in Jerusalem.  For more information, click here.

RECYLE YOUR INK CARTRIDGES & CELL PHONES
Our Hadassah Region recycles empty ink cartridges and old cell phones.  Please bring to meetings or call 513-821-6157 to arrange for pick up.  Thank you!

HADASSAH CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
Your donation enriches the lives of millions of people and is 100% tax deductible. See some of our beautiful certificates here. Call (513) 821-6157 or E-mail: cincinnati@hadassah.org for more information.

HADASSAH MAGAZINE ONLINE
Now you can read our fabulous magazine online at  www.hadassahmagazine.org,   More...

KEEPERS OF THE GATE
Hadassah's life sustaining work is enriched every year by membership and donors. Keepers of the Gate is Hadassah's firt and only National annual gift campaign. More...

Stephanie Gilinsky, Judge Heather Stein Russell and Ghita Sarembock.PHOTO GALLERY
Check out photos from our most recent events, like our monthly get-together CoffeeTalk.  Click on the Photo Gallery link to see even more events underneath!

MEMBERSHIP

To inquire about membership, please click here, call (513)  821-6157 or E-mail:  cincinnati@hadassah.org. Our mailing address is:

Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah
P.O. Box 42396
Cincinnati, OH 45242-0396
Phone: (513) 821-6157

If you have any comments or suggestions about this website, please contact Gayna Bassin at  gmbassin@hotmail.com.

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National News

  • Educational Conference in Israel Marks World Down Syndrome Day
  • As part of World Down Syndrome Day, about 100 people participated in a conference at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus on April 6, 2014, affording families of patients with Down syndrome from all over Israel an opportunity to meet with eminent specialists.
  • Support Fair Pay for Women & Families
  • Women make 77 cents to a man’s dollar and a single mother of two working full-time at minimum-wage is living nearly $4,000 below the federal poverty line. America’s women and families are worth more and they deserve better!
  • Building Bridges to Peace through Medicine
  • The rationale for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel is based on generalities—many of them uninformed—about how different populations live, work, study, and co-exist in the region.


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