Overview

Hadassah Greater Southwest (GSW) includes Texas, Oklahoma, and Shreveport, LA. We span the beautiful Gulf Coast, the stunning Texas Hill Country, panoramic farms and ranches, and of course, towns and cities of all sizes, including Houston, the fourth largest city in the US. We are known for our fabulous food: Tex-Mex, BBQ, seafood and great Southern specialties such as chicken fried steaks and biscuits with gravy. We are also known for our fabulous music with everything from classical to country western to Tejano.

Our 9,000+ members and male Associates are known for their hospitality, friendliness and passion for Hadassah. Join in the fun and try out one of our chapters and groups. Each one is as diverse as our region and there is sure to be one that is a perfect fit for you. As Hadassah members, we support Hadassah's world-class hospitals in Jerusalem where cutting-edge research and innovative treatments are helping to treat diseases impacting people worldwide. We support youth programs such as Camp Young Judaea and Youth Aliyah. We support a strong US-Israel partnership. We advocate for women’s issues, voting rights and equal opportunities for all.  

We invite you to join our sisterhood in Hadassah Greater Southwest. Come experience the fun!  

Message from the
Region President

Welcome to Hadassah Greater Southwest! Our 9,000+ members and Associates are known for their hospitality, friendliness and passion for Hadassah. As GSW President, I hope you will join in the fun and try out one of our chapters and groups. Each one is as diverse as our region, and there is sure to be one that is a perfect fit for you.

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Greater Southwest Chapters

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Austin

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Austin, Cedar Park

Baytown

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Baytown

Brownsville

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Brownsville


Corpus Christi

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Corpus Christi


Dallas

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Dallas

Fort Worth

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Fort Worth, Dallas


Heart of Texas

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Copperas Cove

Houston

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Houston

Houston|Anne Frank

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Houston


Houston|Annie Leff

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Houston

Houston|Aviv

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Conroe, Spring, The Woodlands, Houston

Houston|Chai

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Houston, Spring, The Woodlands


Houston|Emma Lazarus

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Houston


Houston|Henrietta Szold

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Houston


Houston|Kinneret

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Friendswood, League City, Houston, Pearland


Houston|Ma-arav

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Houston


Houston|Machar

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Houston


Houston|Marc Chagall

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Houston


Houston|Mazal

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Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Sugarland


Houston|Pearl

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Houston, Bellaire


Houston|Stephen S. Wise

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Houston


Houston|Weizmann

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Houston


Lea Kraus Kadima

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Georgetown, Sun City


Lubbock

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Lubbock


McAllen-Valley

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McAllen, Edinburg


Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City


Permian Basin

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Midland

San Antonio

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San Antonio

San Antonio|Aviva

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San Antonio

Shreveport

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Shreveport


Tulsa

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Tulsa


Tyler

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Tyler


Waco

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Waco

Board Members

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President

Sandra Smith

Organization/Executive VP

Susie Avnery

Area VP/Advisor

Linda Pravda

Area VP/Advisor

Jo Reingold

Programming VP/Chair

Debbie Angel

Programming VP/Chair

Suellen Rothschild

Secretary

Barbara Moses

Secretary

Jennifer Siegal

Treasurer

Marion Bernstein

Advocacy Chair

Debby Rice

Allocations Chair

Amy Applebaum

Annual Giving/Chai Society Chair

Linda Freedman Block

Board Member at Large

Marlene Rosenthal

Bulletin Editor Chair

Sara Ostrofsky

Education Chair

Ruth Sherman

Education Chair

Esther Friedman

Hebrew Studies Chair

Chava Kamenetsky

HMO Chair

Malia Litman

Major Gift Chair

Susan Golding

Major Gift Chair

Susan Blum Barnett

Membership Chair

Risa Stein

Past President

Dr. Ofelia Averack

Unit Consultant

Michele Krugel

Contact Us

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Hadassah Greater Southwest


24 Braeswood Square

Houston, TX 77096

Hadassah Greater Southwest


24 Braeswood Square
Houston, TX 77096

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