Welcome to Diablo Valley Chapter of Hadassah!

We love the support and participation our Diablo Valley Chapter members have shown during the first half of 2014.

Watch for email notices announcing late summer and fall activities.



We are delighted that you have reached our Diablo Valley Chapter of Hadassah (DVH) website.

From here you will be able to read our President’s Message, learn about popular ongoing programs, and check our calendar for local events.

To learn more about our chapter, browse through the website, check out the calendar,

and use the scroll bar below the calendar to get a quick glance at highlighted Upcoming Events.

If you have any questions, send an email to dvhadassah@gmail.com  

Click on the event titles to find out more information.


Upcoming Events

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  • The BUZZ - Study Groups
  • Are you curious or inquisitive? Do you like a simple, easy, painless way to learn? Then perhaps you should read on and check out what’s going on here, right in your own backyard! Study Group INFO ..

Featured Articles

  • 2012 10 Hadassah Convention and Centennial Celebration in Jerusalem
  • I wish each of you had been there!! Twelve members of our Chapter were among the 1700 attendees and all the other volunteers who made this the most exciting celebration!

    For the full article and images... Click Here

  • Irena Sendler: Rescuer of the Children of Warsaw
  • By Chana Kroll

    Irena Sendler, Polish Catholic Social Worker, who at the age of 29 saved 2,500 Jewish children.

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  • Hadassah Magazine Profile: Laila Abed Rabho
  • By Shoshana London Sappir
    Only three miles separate Laila Abed Rabho’s home from Jerusalem’s Hebrew University, but she had to travel an extraordinary distance to get there. Abed Rabho, 55, aspired to be a schoolteacher, but the loss of her eyesight changed the course of her life, forcing her to set new goals and reinvent herself.

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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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