LACH is an extraordinary opportunity for Jewish women in the Chicago area interested in personal enrichment, leadership training, and Jewish studies.
This two-year, monthly program will be peer-led and professionally facilitated.
The next two years promise to be very enlightening and challenging as we engage together to learn leadership skills, Zionism in its evolving role, and Jewish history.
Our goals for the Academy for year one are:
- Develop an understanding of past and present Jewish leadership.
- Develop a critical eye reflecting on leadership.
- Understand and appreciate Jewish Women’s leadership
- Improve your personal leadership skills.
- Develop the skills to be an active advocate for a major issue.
- Learn about advocacy issues related to Israel, women and Hadassah related topics.
Jewish Life and Living:
- Develop a more meaningful understanding of the Jewish yearly cycle.
- Develop analytical skills related to current events.
- Familiarize yourself with traditional and modern day Zionism.
- Appreciate Israel's accomplishments over 60 years
- Get acquainted with Israel's contemporary culture
- Understand the political process at work
- Begin to develop an understanding of Hadassah’s place in Jewish History.
- Understand the role of Henrietta Szold as a major Zionist figure.
- Learn of Hadassah’s major projects both in Israel and internationally.
For more information, contact us at 847/675-6790