Stretching from the lush forests of the northern tip of Washington state to the beaches of Southern California — and including Alaska and Hawaii — Hadassah West Coast encompasses seven states across three distinctive regions: Hadassah Pacific Northwest, Hadassah Central Pacific Coast and Hadassah Southern California. While each region draws on their local populations to retain their unique strengths, they also partner together and with the national organization.
We are over 25,400 members strong with more than 25 chapters and 86 groups who cater to women of diverse backgrounds, ages, experiences and interests. Whatever your interest, you’ll find many ways to engage with us. A committed team of staff professionals are on hand to work with our devoted local volunteer leaders, guaranteeing that our events, meetings, programs and activities shine.
Margie Lunt, Docent at HMLA and Hadassah Metro Los Angeles Area Co-President will lead us on a tour exploring the rise of antisemitism, the rise of Hitler to power and the events that led up to World War II. Survivor’s talk begins at 12:00 PM.
This funny and poignant salon reveals secret stories about food and home that have the power to nourish, heal and move us to action. A must see for anyone who loves to eat! (Event is led by both LBOC and Sabra chapters)
This novel and sometimes naughty presentation will unveil facts and expose myths about women’s unmentionables. The presentation includes stories from real women past and present and their amusing and sometimes uncomfortable relationship with their fo
Hadassah Life member, Susie Fishman will share her story - the creation of her Kosher Spice non-profit MEET MY KNEADS in order to combat food insecurity on college campuses and lead us in a DIY spice-making demo using spices from your own kitchen.
Come join us for an exciting and intriguing event as we learn about Rembrandt and his Jewish connection from Barbara Coffey, Art Therapist. We will tour Rembrandt’s famous pieces and hear a unique Jewish perspective about the influences on his work.
Whether you're a bagel or a blintz, join us for a humorous and inspirational multimedia history of the delicatessen across four generations of Jews in America, led by comedian Seth Front, creator of the Jewish Zodiac.
Join us for a fascinating discussion with Rachel Bernstein Kaufman on the crypto-Jewish research she has done in New Mexico, as well as sharing some of Rachel's poetry and weave it together with her ancestry story.
Join us as the Memorial Scrolls Trust discusses the series of miracles that allowed a huge hoard of Czech Torah scrolls to survive the devastation of the Shoah and stand as a testament to the communities that perished.
A great-grandmother, and survivor of the Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz Birkenau, Rose will share her compelling story of human anguish and survival, recorded in a compelling book of her life, “Two Who Survived.”
Join us for this exciting virtual tour and behind the scenes glimpse of Barbra Streisand’s extraordinary life! The curator of the Bernard Museum of Judaica in New York will guide us through this special exhibit.
Who are the Divas of Broadway and what propelled them into stardom and into our hearts? Join us for their stories where they remind us of the roles Divas play and how the Broadway musical has affected and influenced our culture and lives.