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We believe we can and must do all we can to advance justice and healing.
We’ve been defying the odds for more than a century, creating new leadership roles for women, sustaining a vibrant Jewish state and paving the way for a pioneering health care system that saves lives every day. We are the power of women who do.
And we believe that each of us has the power to heal our world, to take action, to make an impact.
We hope you do, too. Join us.
Every day, Hadassah brings healing to the people who need it most.
Our chapters host health and wellness events in hundreds of communities around the United States, giving individuals tools to live longer, healthier lives. Hadassah’s hospitals in Israel bring care to a million patients a year, and advance cutting-edge research and treatments, including against COVID-19. And our advocates work to expand access to health care in the US and stronger US-Israel medical partnerships.
Hadassah is the address for women’s empowerment and for the empowerment of Zionist women.
At Hadassah, Israel is in our DNA. Our US programs advance a deeper understanding and connection to Israel – for adults and young Jews. Our advocacy supports Israel’s security and a strong US-Israel relationship. And our hospitals and youth programs in Israel create a better future, regardless of religion, ethnicity or race.
Hadassah believes that when we empower women, we can heal our world, together. As America’s largest Jewish women’s organization, we have members in every congressional district who – in conjunction with our national advocacy team and our Washington, DC, Government Relations Office – speak out on today’s most pressing issues, from advancing women’s health and economic security (including reproductive rights) to fighting antisemitism and hate, to speaking out for a strong, secure Israel.
Born-to-lead Dana Kapustin has been on the Hadassah board of directors in Charlotte, North Carolina, for thirteen years. She is a fierce Hadassah advocate and has played an instrumental role in attracting and engaging younger Hadassah members by becoming the Chair of the National Young Women’s Cabinet.
"Some of us in the cabinet represent five generations of Hadassah members, and some are new to this organization," says Kapustin. "We are married, single, with children and without. We hope to capture the essence of what young leadership in Hadassah will look like as we continue the values, mission and passion of 'Women Who DO.'"
Dr. Sigal Sviri must have been born with Hadassah in her DNA. When she was accepted to medical school, her first choice was Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine. Today, she’s the Director of Israel’s first Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem. Even more impressively, she’s the first woman physician to direct that pioneering unit.
As the director of the MICU, Dr. Sviri works hard at team building and is proud of the diversity at Hadassah’s hospitals. “We have staff from all religious backgrounds, including Israeli Jews, Arabs, and Palestinians,” she says. “We support and teach each other in our unit.”a
Jeff Brodsky’s mother, Renee, was a longtime Hadassah member who taught him to be a “doer” and stressed the importance of tzedakah (charitable giving). Today, Jeff is taking those lessons to heart.
In honor of his mother, a cancer survivor during her lifetime, Jeff created the Renee Kaplan Brodsky Fund with a generous gift to support the work of up-and-coming researchers at Hadassah’s hospitals. His goal is to help advance the work of young researchers for years to come. “I know how much my mom would love to know that this work is continuing in her memory,” he says.
Every action has an impact and every dollar brings us closer to fulfilling our promises to the medical, humanitarian and advocacy efforts we support here in the US, Israel and around the globe.
You want to make an impact? That's what we do. Come put your passion to work, side by side with like-minded women. We Got the Power.
Hadassah women turn Jewish values into action, working to build a healthier, safer and more equitable world. We advocate to advance the health and well-being of women and for Israel’s security and stronger US-Israel relations.
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The first hospital in Israel to offer outpatient treatment, Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem is providing a one-time antibody therapy to help COVID-19 patients prevent the progression of the disease.
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Two veteran Hadassah volunteer leaders are the newest members of the Executive Committee of Hadassah’s National Board. Shelley Kaplan, a 32-year Hadassah member, is the new Vice President and Michelle Hubertus, who has been a Hadassah member for 23 years, is the new Treasurer.
Thrive Global's Community section features a piece, written by a Hadassah leader, discussing how women leaders across the country are changing policy and letting their voices be heard.
Is there a science to becoming a centenarian? Scientists in New York and Jerusalem explore the advantages and possible lifestyle changes that could be made to improve your longevity.
For most patients with mild symptoms, Covid-19 recovery is simple yet for Orion Raz, age 17, it meant one month later, she would deal with severe inflammatory syndrome.
Ahead of Israel's upcoming election, two leaders of the Arab and Jewish communities come together to fight for change between their communities in the newest episode of The Branch podcast.
In a series of radio interviews conducted by Hadassah CEO Janice Weinman, the show will highlight women whose visionary leadership and innovative approaches to the challenges in their respective fields. The show will air on TalkLine with Zev Brenner.