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Overview

We’re pleased to welcome you to Hadassah Great Plains, home to nearly 10,000 women, in 25 chapters, from Ohio to Kansas and Kentucky to Wisconsin. We are committed to furthering the lifesaving work of Hadassah in the US, Israel and around the world. Through education, advocacy, leadership and fundraising, we help keep Hadassah’s lifesaving work a reality around the globe. Locally, programs are fun, interesting and timely, and we’re always open to new ideas. Perhaps you’d like to virtually enjoy an interactive art program? Or maybe a book discussion with an author is more your style? Regardless of your interest, you're certain to enjoy your time with us at Hadassah Great Plains. We would love to welcome you. Join us today.

Message from the
Region President

Hadassah Great Plains welcomes you to our website for current information about region and chapter activities. It is our goal to highlight our efforts that empower our members to work toward Hadassah policy priorities: strengthening the US-Israel relationship, combating antisemitism and promoting women’s health. Our region represents 12 states, 40 chapters and over 12,600 members who give their talents to creatively bring our members together for these common goals.

Calendar of Events

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Celebrate Yom Ha'atzma’ut Like an Israeli

Great Plains

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Online
May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024

Bring your whole family to a celebratory ceremony for Yom Ha'atzma’ut, Israeli Independence Day! Wear your favorite blue & white clothing, bring an Israeli flag, experience a traditional ceremony, including prayers and texts, singing Hatikvah, etc.

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Education & Zionism
Education & Zionism

Antisemitism: A Difficult Conversation

Great Plains

Elgin

Elgin,

Elgin, IL
Elgin, IL / Online
Online
Jun 9, 2024
Jun 9, 2024

Trent Spoolstra, ADL Midwest Associate Regional Director, will speak about types of antisemitism and areas where it is most prevalent, and offer guidance about effective ways to address verbal assault or misinformed individuals. Q&A to follow.

Midwest
Great Plains
Elgin
In-Person
Board Meetings
Board Meetings

Celebrating HMO with the Joy of Giving - A Summer Gathering

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Online
Jun 22, 2024
Jun 23, 2024

Join us virtually as we celebrate the advancements at Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) with a sense of pride and deep connection, interact with how-to workshops, and hear about our exciting Great Plains redesign.

Midwest
Great Plains
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Online-Only
Fun & Games
Fun & Games

Annual Schmoozathon Fundraiser

Great Plains

Minneapolis St. Paul

Minneapolis St. Paul,

Minneapolis St. Paul, MN
Minneapolis St. Paul, MN / Online
Online
Jul 17, 2024
Jul 17, 2024

Join us and delight in a fabulous potluck lunch, meet new people, enjoy the pool, shop our craft co-op for beautiful handmade items, play Hadassah’s version of Jeopardy, and schmooze the afternoon away!

Midwest
Great Plains
Minneapolis St. Paul
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Great Plains Chapters

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Cedar Rapids-Iowa City

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Cincinnati

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Columbus

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Columbus

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Dayton

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Elgin

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Greater Indianapolis

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Greater Kansas City

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Greater Kansas City

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Greater Kansas City|Physicians Council

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Green Bay-Ella Sauber

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Green Bay-Ella Sauber

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Illiana

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Illiana

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Lake Superior

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Lexington

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Lexington

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Louisville

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Louisville

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Madison, Rachel S. Jastrow

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Madison, Rachel S. Jastrow

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Mid-Missouri Deborah

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Mid-Missouri Deborah

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Milwaukee

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Milwaukee

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Minneapolis St. Paul

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Minneapolis St. Paul

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Northwest

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Sioux City

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Springfield, IL

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St. Louis

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St. Louis

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Wichita

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Great Plains Chapters

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Barrington Area

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Barrington

Cedar Rapids-Iowa City

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Lisbon

Cincinnati

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Cincinnati Area

Columbus

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Columbus Area

Dayton

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Dayton Area

Elgin

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Elgin

Greater Indianapolis

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Greater Indianapolis Area

Greater Kansas City

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Greater Kansas City Area

Greater Kansas City|Physicians Council

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Greater Kansas City Area

Green Bay-Ella Sauber

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Green Bay

Illiana

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Munster

Lake Superior

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Duluth

Lexington

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Lexington Area

Louisville

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Louisville Area

Madison, Rachel S. Jastrow

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Madison

Mid-Missouri Deborah

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Milwaukee

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Milwaukee and Suburbs

Minneapolis St. Paul

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Minneapolis St. Paul

Northwest

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Western Suburban Area

Sioux City

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Sioux City, Sioux Falls

Springfield, IL

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St. Louis

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Wichita

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Wichita

Board Members

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President

Elaine Silver

Organization/Executive VP

Evelyn Levine

Secretary

Barb Stras

Treasurer

Lorraine Robinson

Fundraising VP/Coor

Randy Heidenfelder

Membership/Outreach VP/Coor

Marian Kaplan

Education and Advocacy VP

Corliss Karasov

Area VP/Advisor

Judith Eglash

Area VP/Advisor

Brenda Freedman

Area VP/Advisor

Lynn Furness

Area VP/Advisor

Randy Heidenfelder

Area VP/Advisor

Carol Herzog

Area VP/Advisor

Natalie Silverman

Area VP/Advisor

Nancy Zimmerman

Advocacy Chair

Cheryl Whatley

Annual Giving/Chai Society Chair

Deborah Sternfeld

Annual Giving/Keepers of the Gate Chair

Laurie B. Serber

Associates Chair

Earl Sternfeld

Board Member at Large

Helene Fox

Board Member at Large

Deborah Goodbinder

Board Member at Large

Evelyn Lowenthal

Board Member at Large

Rita Shapiro

Capital Campaign Chair

Joyce Fulps

Fundraising Board Member at Large

Linda Spitzer Gavatin

HMO Chair

Tobe Snow

Jewish National Fund Chair

Carol Thor

Major Gifts/Founders Chair

Jean Friedman

Planned Giving & Estates Chair

Evelyn Lowenthal

Professional Councils Chair

Elizabeth Levine

Social Media Chair

Carol Ann Schwartz

Young Judaea Chair

Laurie B. Serber

Youth Aliyah Chair

Sharon Star

Contact Us

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Hadassah Great Plains


900 Skokie Blvd., Suite 295

Northbrook, IL 60062

Hadassah Great Plains


900 Skokie Blvd., Suite 295
Northbrook, IL 60062

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