Overview

Welcome to Hadassah Lower New York State, home to eight chapters and 3,500 members across historic Rockland, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties as well as Poughkeepsie, NY, home of Vassar College. Our members come from a diverse range of experiences, ages and backgrounds. We are an active, engaged community of women who collaborate, empower each other and are inspired to further Hadassah's lifesaving work in the US, Israel and around the world. We are proud of our advocacy work visiting legislators, statewide and in Washington, DC. Our Annual Fashion Show & Boutique is one of our most successful fundraising events of the year — fun, flashy and not to be missed. Every year, we march together in NYC's Celebrate Israel Day Parade, help sponsor the Rockland Jewish Film Festival and partner with JCCs in community-wide endeavors, all while supporting our individual chapters. We would love to include you as a member. Join us today!

Message from the
Region President

Welcome to Hadassah Lower New York State, a vibrant, active region with eight chapters and 3,500 members providing many opportunities to learn, to lead and to do. Chapter and region activities run the gamut — from programs about groundbreaking advances in patient care by our physician-scientists at Hadassah's hospitals to engaging in a variety of creative, fun projects we do at Hadassah, here at home.

Calendar of Events

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Category

Rockland Area Book Club

Lower New York State

Rockland

Rockland,

Spring Valley, NY
Spring Valley, NY / Online
Online
Jun 13, 2022
Jun 13, 2022

Our next book selection is "Devotion: A Memoir" by best-selling author, Dani Shapiro. "Devotion" is a spiritual detective story, a literary excavation to the core of a life. Email Metro@hadassah.org for registration information.

Metro
Lower New York State
Rockland
In-Person

Lower New York State Chapters

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Catskill Mountain

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Monticello

Kingston/Woodstock

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Kingston

Monroe

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Chester

New City

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New City

Poughkeepsie

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Verbank

Rockland

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Spring Valley

Board Members

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President

Susan Fishman

Secretary

Yona Geffen

Treasurer

Sharon Kelson

Fundraising VP/Coor

Elaine Binder

Membership/Outreach VP/Coor

Caren Caplan

Programming VP/Chair

Rhonda Goldblatt

Education and Advocacy VP

Rhonda Goldblatt

Area VP/Advisor

Cheryl Epstein

Area VP/Advisor

Lauren Miller

Area VP/Advisor

Sue Rosenthal

Past President

Sharon Kelson

Advocacy Chair

Helene Kornstein

Annual Giving/Keepers of the Gate Chair

Helene Kornstein

Associates Chair

Barbara Schoenberg

Board Member at Large

Beth Malowitz

Board Member at Large

Barbara Mosner

Cards & Certificates Chair

Sandi Jacobs

Jewish Education Chair

Helene Kornstein

Professional Councils Chair

Helene Kornstein

Public Affairs/Marketing/Comm. Chair

Miriamy Edelstein

Records Administrator

Barbara Schoenberg

Young Judaea Chair

Caren Caplan

Contact Us

Address

Hadassah Lower New York State


300 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

Hadassah Lower New York State


300 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

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