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Membership Information

Membership Info                                                             

Your New Orleans Chapter Vice-President of Membership Marisa Kahn.


Please contact Marisa with any membership questions!




Consider this if you're an annual member who must renew each year. You’ll NEVER get another postcard, or call, or bill again if you upgrade your membership to LIFE. Life membership is $360. You can pay by check or credit card, all at once or in six monthly installments.

When you belong to Hadassah, you become part of a powerful force: the largest women's and the largest Zionist membership organization in the United States, with more than 300,000 members. Since Hadassah was founded in 1912, we have been committed to making a difference. Hadassah offers you countless opportunities to change your life – and change the world.

Make a Difference in Israel
Hadassah offers tangible ways to connect with Israel and Zionism through education, promoting support for our Israeli projects and acting as informed "goodwill ambassadors" to the Jewish State through the following:

  • Hadassah Medical Organization
  • Hadassah College Jerusalem
  • Hadassah's Youth Aliyah/Children At Risk programs, helping disadvantaged Israeli children
  • Young Judaea clubs, camps, and Israel programs
  • Partnering with the Jewish National Fund
  • Israel, Zionist and International Affairs

Make a Difference for Others
Hadassah strives to meet the needs of American Jewish women by focusing on issues such as health and wellness, Jewish continuity, advocacy, and community service. Our initiatives include:

  • Health education programs such as Check It Out, the nationally-recognized Breast Health Awareness project
  • Activism on issues through advocacy
  • Promoting Jewish continuity in America through Jewish Family Education Programs such as Training Wheels
  • Community projects such as the Read*Write*Now! tutoring program, Curriculum Watch, and Mitzvah Day

Make a Difference for Yourself
Wherever you are in life, Hadassah is the place where you belong. You can:

  • Connect to a Jewish community by belonging to one of our more than 1,200 chapters and groups throughout the United States
  • Participate in educational opportunities
  • Experience the joy of tzedakah
  • Benefit from opportunities through Young Women/Young Leaders, Hadassah Leadership Academy and other leadership programs
  • Become involved in professional networking groups or other special interest group programs
  • Expand your knowledge through study groups, book clubs and seminars

Add your voice to the more than 300,000 other caring, concerned Hadassah women. These women are part of a strong and effective force that can, in the words of founder Henrietta Szold, "dream great dreams and then take the practical steps to make them a reality."

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