Overview

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), is the largest Jewish women’s organization in the United States. With nearly 300,000 members, Associates, and supporters, Hadassah brings women together to effect change and advocate on such critical issues as ensuring the security of Israel, combating antisemitism, and promoting women’s health. Through the Hadassah Medical Organization's (HMO) two hospitals in Jerusalem, Hadassah delivers exemplary patient care to over a million people every year and supports world-renowned medical research. HMO serves without regard to race, religion, or nationality and earned a Nobel Peace Prize Nomination in 2005 for building “bridges to peace.” Additionally, Hadassah supports several Youth Aliyah villages that set at-risk children in Israel on the path to a successful future.

Media Relations Contacts

Hadassah’s Media Relations team is here to help you. Please reach out to us at any time at publicrelations@hadassah.org, 212-303-8140.

Press Releases

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Additional Resources

Hadassah’s Media Relations team has a wealth of resources for you to explore, from video content we’ve produced to stories we’ve written about the work Hadassah is doing in Israel and in the US. We also invite you to listen to our podcasts, Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine, in which US-based journalist Benyamin Cohen takes listeners behind the scenes at Hadassah’s hospitals, and The Branch, in which Israel-based journalist Dina Kraft shares stories of Jews and Arabs in Israel creating a shared society, one relationship at a time. And don’t forget to check out the In the News web page to see the latest coverage Hadassah has received from media around the world. You can find all these resources by clicking on the links below. For more information, please reach out to us at any time at publicrelations@hadassah.org, 212-303-8140.

Global Benefit Raises Over $2,000,000 For Hadassah Hospitals

Billy Crystal, Mayim Bialik, Jason Alexander, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Platt and More Join Virtual Global Benefit for Hadassah Hospitals

Hadassah CEO Janice Weinman to Step Down After Nine Years

Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America (HWZOA), announces that Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director Janice Weinman will step down after nine years as the organization's leader, effective July 1, 2021.

Hadassah Adopts Policy Statement Defining Antisemitism

Hadassah Congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris On Becoming 46th President, Vice President Of The United States

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA) National President Rhoda Smolow and CEO/Executive Director Janice Weinman released the following joint statement today following the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as President of the United States and Kamala Harris as Vice President of United States.

Hadassah Statement on Selection of Anne Neuberger as Deputy National Security Adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology