Hadassah

Desert-Mountain Region

Announcements

Important Dates for 2019
  • Friday nights & Saturdays - no Hadassah work permitted except Shabbat Services and other Shabbat related programs
  • January 14-16 - National Assembly Meeting - West Palm Beach, FL
  • March 15-16 - Hadassah Shabbat Zachor
  • March 9-11 - DMR Symposium & Board Meeting - Las Vegas, NV
  • March 20-21 - Purim, not a yom tov, Hadassah work permitted
  • April 19-21 - Pesach, first two  day, no Hadassah work permitted
  • April 22-25 - Interim days of Pesach - work permitted, all food must be Kosher for Passover
  • April 26-27 - Pesach, last days, no Hadassah work permitted
  • June 8-10 - Shavuot, no Hadassah work permitted
  • July 15-18 - National Convention, New York City, NY
  • August 10-11 - Tisha B'Av, no Hadassah work permitted
  • August 17-19 - DMR Fall Board Meeting - Salt Lake City, UT
  • September 29-October 1 - Rosh Hashanah, no Hadassah work permitted
  • October 8 - 9 - Yom Kippur, no Hadassah work permitted
  • October 13-15 - Sukkot, no Hadassah work permitted unless a meal/service in a Sukkah
  • October 16-20 - Sukkot Chol ha-Moed (in between days) -work permitted
  • October 20 - 22 - Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah, no Hadassah work permitted
  • December 14-16 - DMR Annual Conference - To Be Determined
  • December 22-30 - Chanukah, work permitted

Note: Daylight Savings Time goes into effect Sunday, March 10, 2019 and ends Sunday, November 3, 2019. THis will only cause confusion for thise living in, calling, or traveling to Arizona!

From our President

Dear Friends,
I hope you all are planning to attend our Winter Conference in December. We will begin Saturday, December 14 with Havdallah at 7:00. The Executive Committee will meet prior at 5:00, with dinner at about 5:45. We will end on Monday, December 16, by noon, so please make your travel plans accordingly. If you haven’t done so already, please start checking airlines now. Make your hotel reservation by clicking on this link or putting it in your browser.
https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/P/PHXAHHF-HAD-20191213/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Our room rate is $129 for double occupancy. This rate includes breakfast each day. This is a very special Meeting, because on Sunday night we will have a Cocktail Party, Dinner and the Installation of our new Region President, Renee Sidman, and our new Region Board for 2020. Our special guest for the weekend is Dr. Janice Weinman, Hadassah Executive Director and CEO. Janice will be able to offer us her own unique perspective about Hadassah. Our Conference Advisor for the weekend is our own Rochelle Edelman. Rochelle is a Past President of Desert-Mountain Region and a National Board Member, and she will be doing the Installation of the new Board for 2020.

Your registration must be submitted no later than November 30, 2019. Please see event listed below!

Barbara Raben
President, Hadassah Desert-Mountain

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Events

Israel

Desert Mountain Region Israel Trip 2020

ISRAEL 2020

Cathy Olswing and Barbara Raben will be leading a Hadassah Mission to Israel in October 2020. The dates have been set for October 12 – 22, 2020. The link to register will be out later this summer. The itinerary will be listed then.

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Winter Conference

Hilton Phoenix Airport Hotel 2435 S. 47th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034 (480) 894-1600

December 14 - 16, 2019 We will begin Saturday, Havdallah at 7:00. The Executive Committee will meet prior at 5:00, with dinner at about 5:45. We will end on Monday, December 16, by noon, so please make your travel plans accordingly. Please start checking airlines now. Make your hotel reservation by clicking on the link. Our room rate is $129 for double occupancy. This rate includes breakfast each day. Region Board members will be reimbursed airfare based on reasonable rates. Make your reservations no later than November 30. The cost for 2 people is $129 plus tax. Conference registration is $125 which includes the Sunday lunch and dinner, a light lunch during the Board Meeting on Monday and all meeting materials. Please use the link for online registration below, or send a check to Shawna Edwards.

Leadership

  • President

    Barbara Raben

  • Organization Vice President

    Renee Sidman

  • Development Portfolio Co-Chair

    Sue Ritter

  • Development Portfolio Co-Chair

    Judith Levitsky

  • Membership Portfolio Chair

    Ann Martin

  • PRAZE Portfolio Chair

    Joyce Gronich

  • Secretary

    Roni Ogin

  • Treasurer

    Shawna Edwards

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Membership Questions

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(800) 664-5646

Israel Travel

israeltravel@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

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