Take a stand, right from home. And join engaging summer programs.

June 29, 2022

Take a stand, right from home. And join engaging summer programs.

One of the most powerful ways you can feel a sense of engagement from home is to advocate for something you care about along with the Hadassah community. In the wake of the Supreme Court's overruling of Roe v. Wade, you can take a stand with #Hadassah4Choice.

Speak up for women's reproductive rights and write to your members of Congress today. Sign up here to join Hadassah's targeted Hadassah for Choice Action List — we will send more updates and action alerts for you to stay informed on Hadassah’s efforts on this important issue! Read Hadassah's statement from National President Rhoda Smolow and CEO Naomi Adler. Visit hadassah.org for more.

Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Live with Julia Haart of My Unorthodox Life

Hadassah Magazine Discussion:  Live with Julia Haart of My Unorthodox Life. Executive Editor Lisa Hostein interviews Julia Haart, Netflix reality TV star and author of the new memoir Brazen: My Unorthodox Journey from Long Sleeves to Lingerie. Haart opens up about her struggle to survive in an ultra-Orthodox world and how she left that world to start a new life. Thursday, July 14, 7 pm ET.

Every Move Counts

Get moving, get healthy, have fun: Hadassah members and their family and friends have been getting healthy and making connections in the first round of Every Move Counts. Round 2: Hadassah Moves Across Israel is now running and it's not too late to join in or sponsor a milestone on our Israel adventure map. Sign up here.

One Book, One Hadassah: Last Summer at the Golden Hotel

Summer reading:The next One Book, One Hadassah selection is Last Summer at the Golden Hotel.Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein interviews Elyssa Friedland about her novel. Filled with heart, humor, romance and plenty of Borscht Belt schmaltz, the charming multigenerational caper is a perfect summer read rooted in a deeply Jewish question: How can we preserve our legacies and traditions in the face of change? Monday, August 15, 7 pm ET.

Take action

Take action: Members of the Abraham Accords Caucus are working to advance peace and prosperity through the DEFEND Act of 2022, a bipartisan, bicameral effort to protect the US, Israel, and Arab states against threats from Iran and Iranian-backed militias through integrated air and missile defense capabilities. Urge your legislators to help advance a strong and close relationship between the US, Israel and allies in the Middle East to enhance our mutual security.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

One Book, One Hadassah: Atomic Anna

One Book, One Hadassah: Live with Rachel Barenbaum, author of Atomic Anna.

SAVE THE DATE (details to come in future emails):

  • Hadassah Magazine Discussion: Loss, Grief, Healing. In advance of the new Jewish year, join a panel of best-selling authors who share their experiences of loss and their journeys toward healing. Thursday, September 8, 7 pm ET

WEEKLY SERIES
Hebrew@Hadassah 2022:
The second semester of our weekly classes runs July 11 - December 19, a continuation of our existing classes that new students are welcome to join. These 45-minute sessions are a wonderful opportunity for Hadassah members and Associates to practice Hebrew vocabulary and conversation skills and prepare for the upcoming 100th National Convention in Israel. Classes are $36 per semester. Mondays: Beginner (3 pm ET) or Intermediate (4 pm ET).  For those not ready for the other two classes, try the 45-minute New Beginners Class starting September 12 on Mondays at 2 pm ET. Cost is $25 per semester. Questions? Email ZionistEd@hadassah.org.

For past programs see our last Hadassah@home email or our Virtual Programming page.Follow current Hadassah stories.