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Welcome to the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah!

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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

  • 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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