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

  • Israeli Hero Treated at Hadassah's Hospital on Mount Scopus
  • Israeli Prison Service Officer Ariel Twitto was on his way to pick up his children from nursery school camp after accompanying a prisoner to court when he and fellow officer, Elad Biton, heard someone shouting "Piguah!" (terror attack!).
  • Hadassah-Neurim Provides Refuge for Border Kibbutz
  • For the last three weeks, Mali Yehoshafat and her four children have found refuge at Hadassah-Neurim. 125 kibbutz members—including all the children in this border agricultural commune are living in Hadassah’s Youth Village, near Netanya.
  • Urge Congress to Affirm Support for Israel
  • Israel once again finds itself in a time of crisis, forced to take military action to defend its citizens from indiscriminate rocket and mortar fire. Urge Congress to affirm its unwavering, bipartisan support for Israel’s sovereignty and security, and pass the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act!

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