Who We Are

Welcome to Hadassah Northeast, home to hearty New Englanders and many New Yorkers. We are best known for cold winters, amazing sports teams and our local accents. Northeasterners are also known for their resilience and ingenuity, and our members are no exception. Our chapters get things done, from organizing events to raising funds and furthering Hadassah’s lifesaving work around the world.

Hadassah Northeast includes Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Upstate New York, and is organized into three regions: Hadassah Boston, Hadassah Northern New England and Hadassah Southern New England. Together, the regions have 46 chapters, and we are 20,000 members strong. Our experienced volunteer leaders work in partnership with a team of professionals who provide support for local events, activities and fundraising to further the life- changing mission of Hadassah. Looking to bring some power, pride and purpose into your life? Join us today.

Calendar of Events

National Calendar of Events

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Donor Level Celebrations
Donor Level Celebrations

A Season of Giving: Sharon Stoughton Donor Campaign 2021

Southern New England

Sharon-Stoughton

Sharon-Stoughton,

Sharon, Stoughton, Canton, Brockton, Walpole, Easton, MA
Sharon, Stoughton, Canton, Brockton, Walpole, Easton, MA / Online
Online
Nov 1, 2021
Jan 10, 2022

Sharon Stoughton Chapter: A Season of Giving Virtual Donor Campaign 2021. Rededicate yourself. Your donation helps support HMO, helping to set the standard for medical care & making the world a better place through healing, teaching & research.

Northeast
Southern New England
Sharon-Stoughton
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Tu B'Shavat Seder and Installation

Northern New England

Shawsheen Valley

Shawsheen Valley,

Bedford, Burlington, Billerica, MA
Bedford, Burlington, Billerica, MA / Online
Online
Jan 17, 2022
Jan 17, 2022

Please join us for an in-person (or zoom) Tu B’Shevat Seder and Installation of our Chapter Board. The Tu B’Shevat Seder is an opportunity to enjoy seasonal fruits and nuts as well as celebrate the fruits of our labor on behalf of Hadassah.

Northeast
Northern New England
Shawsheen Valley
Hybrid

Needham Chapter Virtual Book Club

Southern New England

Needham

Needham,

Needham, Westwood, Norwood, Dedham, MA
Needham, Westwood, Norwood, Dedham, MA / Online
Online
Jan 23, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

Join us as Hadassah Life Member and WHDH-TV 7News Reporter, Kimberly Bookman moderates the book "Susan, Linda, Nina and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR" by Lisa Napoli. A group biography by four women that fought sexism

Northeast
Southern New England
Needham
Online-Only

Hadassah Highlights

Northern New England

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Online
Jan 23, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

Here’s your chance for an up-close look at the exceptional projects of Hadassah! Your guide, Hadassah Northern New England president, Louise Borke, will share her favorite projects and lead you through this special, virtual adventure.

Northeast
Northern New England
Online-Only

Concealed with Esther Amini

Southern New England

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Online
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 27, 2022

Esther Amini grew up in Queens, during the 1960's. She also grew up in a Persian-Jewish household, the American-born daughter of parents who had fled Mashhad, Iran. In Concealed, she tells the story of being caught between these two worlds.

Northeast
Southern New England
Online-Only

Learning From Lessons of Hate: Opportunity for Holocaust/Genocide Education in Our Schools Now

Boston
Northern New England
Southern New England

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Online
Jan 30, 2022
Jan 30, 2022

Join us to learn steps you can take to ensure the schools in your community are providing Holocaust and genocide education. Hear our special guests, Henny Lewin, a Holocaust survivor, as well as Hopkinton High School Jewish educator Steven Spiegel.

Northeast
Boston
Online-Only
Education & Zionism
Education & Zionism

Beyond Shtisel: A Closer Look At The Hasidic World

Northern New England

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Online
Nov 21, 2021
Feb 6, 2022

A four-part series that examines the Hasidic community, past, present, and future. Facilitated by Janie Garnett, incoming Jewish Education Chair for Hadassah Northern New England. Sessions meet on Sundays 4- 5:30 pm on Nov 21, Dec 19, Jan 16 & Feb 6.

Northeast
Northern New England
Online-Only

Hadassah Boston's Tikvah Chapter Meeting

Boston

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Online
Mar 2, 2022
Mar 2, 2022

Please join us. Eleanor Smith of Brookline will be our featured speaker. Eleanor is a published writer, highly educated in Jewish subjects, and leader of Temple Emeth book group. She has written amusing stories

Northeast
Boston
In-Person
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Regions

Boston

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Newton, Brookline, Boston, Cambridge, Somerville
(781) 455-9055
hadassah.org/region/boston
hne@hadassah.org

Northern New England

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Parts of Massachusetts and New York State, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont
(781) 455-9055
hadassah.org/region/northern-new-england
hne@hadassah.org

Southern New England

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Rhode Island, Southern Massachusetts (including Cape Cod), Western and Southern Suburbs outside of Boston, Central Massachusetts, plus Springfield.
(781) 455-9055
hadassah.org/region/southern-new-england
hne@hadassah.org

Contact Us

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Arlington-Lexington

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Arlington, Lexington

Cape Cod

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Hyannis, Falmouth, New Seabury

Finger Lakes

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Geneva, Canandaigua

Greater Boroughs

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Westborough, Northborough, Marlborough, Southborough

Greater Buffalo

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Amherst, East Amherst, Buffalo, Williamsville

Greater Springfield

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Longmeadow, Springfield

Greater Worcester

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Shrewsbury, Worcester

Greenfield

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Greenfield

Lynn/Swampscott/Marblehead (LSM)

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Lynn, Swampscott, Marblehead

Manchester

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Manchester

Merrimack Valley

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Andover, North Andover

Metrowest

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Framingham, Natick, Sudbury, Wayland, Dover

Nashoba Valley

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Acton, Harvard, Concord, Groton

Needham

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Needham, Westwood, Norwood, Dedham

NewBridge

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Dedham

Northampton/Amherst

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Amherst, Northampton

Orchard Cove

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Canton

Plymouth

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Plymouth

Rhode Island

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Newport, Providence, Cranston, Warwick

Rochester

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Rochester

Shalom

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Peabody, Lynnfield, Wakefield

Sharon-Stoughton

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Sharon, Stoughton, Canton, Brockton, Walpole, Easton

Shawsheen Valley

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Bedford, Burlington, Billerica

South Coastal

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Hingham, Duxbury and Marshfield

Suburban South

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Quincy, Randolph, Braintree, Milton

Vermont

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Burlington

Wellesley-Weston

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Wellesley, Weston