Overview

Welcome to Hadassah Northern New Jersey, an exciting region with 22 chapters, over 11,000 members and numerous opportunities to learn, lead and do! We work actively to support Hadassah’s mission to strengthen Israel and bring healing and justice to the world. We are a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to the land and people of Israel. We enhance the health of people worldwide through our support of medical care and research at Hadassah’s hospitals in Jerusalem. We invite you to join us and become empowered through our many opportunities for personal growth, education, advocacy and Jewish continuity.

Message from the
Region President

Shalom! I hope you will join us for chapter and region activities where you can engage in meaningful projects, learn about the incredible advances in medical research and hands-on patient care happening at Hadassah’s hospitals in Jerusalem, and be involved in the many things we do at Hadassah.

Calendar of Events

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Chapter
Category

July Book Discussion "The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem"

Northern New Jersey

Caldwell

Caldwell,

Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell,
Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell, / Online
Online
Jul 27, 2022
Jul 27, 2022

Join us as we discuss, the #1 International Best Seller, "The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem" by Sarit Yishai-Levi a dazzling novel of mothers and daughters, stories told and untold, and the ties that bind four women.

Metro
Northern New Jersey
Caldwell
Online-Only

Summer Luncheon

Northern New Jersey

Caldwell

Caldwell,

Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell,
Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell, / Online
Online
Aug 23, 2022
Aug 23, 2022

Please join your fellow Hadassah Caldwell Chapter members for a lovely noonday luncheon. You’ll share good company and eat delicious food, and together we will all celebrate summer! We will have a Prix Fixe Menu (details on the registration page).

Metro
Northern New Jersey
Caldwell
In-Person

Woman of the Year: Mindy Gensler

Northern New Jersey

Millburn-Short Hills Tziona

Millburn-Short Hills Tziona,

Millburn, Short Hills, NJ
Millburn, Short Hills, NJ / Online
Online
Sep 11, 2022
Sep 11, 2022

It’s with a great deal of pride that we acknowledge the naming of Mindy Gensler as Woman of the Year. Mindy has chosen Youth Aliyah to be the recipient of the donations raised in her honor.

Metro
Northern New Jersey
Millburn-Short Hills Tziona
In-Person

Women of New York with Marty Schneit

Northern New Jersey

Caldwell

Caldwell,

Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell,
Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell, / Online
Online
Sep 14, 2022
Sep 14, 2022

Join us on Zoom and hear Marty Schneit, remarkable historian and storyteller, tell of the Women of New York! Lear about Rose Schneiderman, Emma Lazarus, Jane Jacobs, Rosalie Ida Strauss, Bess Myerson, Hadassah’s own Henrietta Szold and more.

Metro
Northern New Jersey
Caldwell
Online-Only

Northern New Jersey Chapters

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Caldwell

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Caldwell, North Caldwell, West Caldwell

Dor Hadash

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Wayne

Englewood-Tikvah-Chaverut

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Closter, Demarest, Alpine, Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, Tenafly

Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn

Hillside-Union

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Union, Hillside

Livingston-West Orange

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Livingston

Millburn-Short Hills Tziona

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Millburn, Short Hills

Morris County

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Mendham, Morristown

Northwest Bergen

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Franklin Lakes, Glenrock, Ridgewood, Wyckoff

Paramus-Bat Sheva

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Hackensack Paramus, Oradell

Pascack Valley

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Haworth, Montvale, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River, Woodcliff Lakes, Mahwah

River Dell

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River Edge

South Orange Maplewood-Aviva

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Maplewood, South Orange

Springfield

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Springfield

Staten Island

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Staten Island

Teaneck-Hackensack

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Teaneck, Hackensack

Tri-Boro

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Bergenfield, Ridgefield Park, Ridgefield, Dumont, Fort Lee

Westfield

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Westfield

White Meadow-Rockaway

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Rockaway

Board Members

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President

Geri Lipschitz

Organization/Executive VP

Leslie Felner

Secretary

Claire Asarnow

Secretary

Gloria Saltz

Treasurer

Leah Kabrt

Fundraising VP/Coor

Gail Black

Fundraising VP/Coor

Geralyn Lichtenstein

Membership/Outreach VP/Coor

Edna Axelrod

Programming VP/Chair

Sheila Jacobs

Programming VP/Chair

Arlene Weiss

Area VP/Advisor

Claire Asarnow

Area VP/Advisor

Claire Asarnow

Area VP/Advisor

Gail Black

Area VP/Advisor

Irene Goldie-Petras

Area VP/Advisor

Leah Kabrt

Area VP/Advisor

Jill Tekel

Area VP/Advisor

Alice Weinstein

Past President

Gail Black

Zionist Affairs Chair

Wendy Salkin

Advocacy Chair

Mindy Gensler

Board Member at Large

Luisa Narins

Bulletin Editor Chair

Edna Axelrod

Bulletin Editor Chair

Rachelle Knopf

Hadassah Israel Travel Chair

Evelyn Eisenstein

Health and Wellness Chair

Linda Lowenthal

Health and Wellness Chair

Helaine Wohl

Planned Giving & Estates Chair

Lila Barsky

Planned Giving & Estates Chair

Wendy Kaplowitz

Public Affairs/Marketing/Comm. Chair

Wendy Salkin

Social Media Chair

Anna Schiffer

Young Women's Chair

Sheri Taback

Youth Aliyah Chair

Irene Goldie-Petras

Contact Us

Address

Hadassah Northern New Jersey


300 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

Hadassah Northern New Jersey


300 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

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