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Welcome to the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah!

Our Mission

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to its partnership with the land and people of Israel. It enhances the health of people worldwide through its support of medical care and research at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem. Hadassah empowers its members and supporters, as well as youth in Israel and America through opportunities for personal growth, education, advocacy and Jewish continuity.

Vision    

  1. To attract and engage younger women
  2. To strengthen Hadassah in the United States and in Israel
  3. To build a global organization
  4. To engage new partners and build coalitions
  5. To develop and fund initiatives that impact both Israel and the American Community

Values 

  • Embracing Change
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Jewish Continuity
  • K’lal Israel Community
  • Personal Growth
  • Pluralism
  • Social Responsibility
  • Tzedakah
  • Volunteerism


 

Featured Pages

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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