Hadassah

National Assembly

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America is the largest women's Zionist membership organization in the United States. It inspires a passion for and a commitment to its partnership with the land and the People of Israel. It enhances the health of people worldwide through its support of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem. Hadassah empowers its members and supporters, as well as youth in Israel and America, through opportunities for personal growth, education, advocacy and Jewish continuity.

Hadassah administers its programs through Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc. and Hadassah Medical Relief Association, Inc.

Hadassah International, is a network of dedicated men and women of all faiths and nationalities that supports the work of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel.

National Officers
President
Rhoda Smolow

Vice-Presidents 
Janet Hand Deixler
Clara Gillman
Gail Hammerman
Marcia Gabrilove Ladin
Rachel Schonberger
Merna Shapiro

Treasurer
Shelley Kaplan

Secretary
Carol Ann Schwartz

Portfolio Council Officer
Frieda Rosenberg

Past National Presidents
Nancy Falchuk
Ellen Herhskin
Carmela E. Kalmanson
Bonnie Lipton
Marcie Natan
Marlene E. Post

All Officers Are Members of The National Board and the Executive Committee


National Board Members

Phyllis Abramson
Haidi Appel
Aileen Bormel
Sheila Derman
Peg Elefant
Rena Feuerstein
Zandra Goldberg
Lynda Heyman
Michelle Hubertus
Mollie Isaacson
Marlene Kaplan
Stacey Maslow
Susan Moye
Carol Rosenthal
Jill Sapperstein
Roni Schwartz
Shelley Sherman
Barbara Shurberg
Diane Sigel
Sharon Sisselsky
Anastasia Torres-Gil
Elaine Winograd


National Portfolio Council
Beth Saltzman Aaronson
Renee Albert
Liz Alpert
Lynn Altshuler
Amy Applebaum
Miriam Aron
Marion Aronheim
Sara Aronson
Joan Astor
Joyce Backman
Joan Baron
Rachel Baum
Sue Beller
Phyllis Berlow
Esther Yelen Berman
Stacy Berman
Elaine Binder
Gail Black
Linda Freedman Block
Nancy Bluth
Stephanie Bonder
Bonnie Boring
Pennie Branden
Laura Brandspiegel
Dorothy Bucksbaum
Sharon Cadoff
Caren Caplan
Randi Cohen Coblenz
Ruth G. Cole
Jody Comins
Kindra Cooper
Lisa Davidson
Lynn Davidson
Rhoda Dombchik
Madelyn Donoff
Stacey Dorenfeld
Tracey Drayer
Rochelle Edelman
Sandy Einberg
Ann Eisenberg
Marsha Eisenberg
Luisa Ellenbogen
Joan Chernoff Epstein
Judy Erdheim
Karen Ezrine
Sherri Ades Falchuk
Teree Farbstein
Carol Fein
Karen Feit
Frances Feldman
Elise Feldscher
Nikki Feldman
Barbara Fleischer
Joan Florsheim
Elizabeth L. Fox
Rachel Freedman
Ruth Ann Freedman
Connie Cirillo Freeman
Debbie Friedman
Irene Friedman
Leslie Gaffin
Dorothy Ganz
Doris Geller
Susan Glicksberg
Lynn Gold-Benjamin
Michelle Goldberg
Dawn Goldstein
Linda Goldstein
Jill Goldstone
Dianne Gottlieb
Rita Gottlieb
Sophie Gottlieb
Adele Greenblatt
Carole Greenfield
Ruth Grossberg
Rae Gurewitsch
Ruth Gursky
Haren Haber
Linda Hakerem
Phyllis Harstein
Jill Hershbein
Kathryn Hess
Leslie Hickey
Roz Holberg
Barbara Horwitz
Diane Issenberg
Jane Jacobson
Beatrice Johnson
Dorrie Kahn
Roz Kantor
Dana Kapustin
Ann Karty

Carol Goodman Kaufman
Sherryl Kaufman
Stacey Keen
Sharon Kelson
Sandra King
Josie Kivort
Sally Kleinman
Janet Klein-Young
Viviane Kovacs
Rebecca Krasnegor
Michelle Krasner
Susan Lafer
Joyce Laiter
Dorothy Lasensky
Rickie Leiter
Patricia Levinson
Judith Levitsky
Anita Levy
Dina Lipschultz
Malia Litman
Rita Lourie
Anne Lowe
Valerie Lowenstein
Karen Lustig
Sheila Macks
Randa Maher
Judith Mann
Dale Marcus
Fern Marks
Ellen Masters
Debra Mazon
Sue Mizrahi
Julie Morris
Gail Moskowitz
Mindy Nagorsky
Luisa Narins
Melanie Nasberg
Soraya Nazarian
Louis Numkin (National Associates President)
Jane Nyce
Carol Ogusky
Cathy Olswing
Judy Padolf
Judith L. Palkovitz
Esther Panitch
Rochelle Parker
Emily Pinchuk
Carolyn Plessner
Sue Polansky
Hanna Pollack
Barbara Raben
Joyce Rabin
Ada Rabinowitz
Sonia Raizes
Lonye Rasch
Marlene Rosenthal
Carol Rotenberg
Michele Rubin
Joan Walder Sacarob
Alecia Sachs
Tamar Sadeh
Rhonda Saunders
Judith Saxe
Barbara Scheinberg
Maureen Schulman
Betty Shapiro
Rita Shapiro
Judy Shereck
Susan Musicant Shikora
Sarene Silver
Natalie Silverman
Judith Silversmith
Belle Simon
Amy Solomon
Barbara Spack
Kacy Spivack
Tema Sternberg
Jane Strom
Fern Tannenbaum
Diane Taub
Iris Tishkoff
Melanie Topper
Rosalyn Tuton
Roselle Ungar
Ruthanne Warnick
Dana Waxler
Marcia Weller
Laurie Werner
Nancy Wiadro
Deborah Wiskind
Ruth Zimbler


Presidents
Hadassah Boston: Debbie Knight
Hadassah Brooklyn: Marilyn Melman
Hadassah Central Pacific Coast: Leslie Deman
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore: Greta Rothschild
Hadassah Connecticut: Alana Fodeman
Hadassah Desert-Mountain: Renee Sidman
Hadassah Florida Atlantic: Sheila Glass
Hadassah Florida Broward: Karen Rosenson Ulm
Hadassah Florida Central: Lin Pomerantz
Hadassah Great Plains: Evie Roberts Levine
Hadassah Greater Baltimore: Barbara Fink / Barbara Black
Hadassah Greater Detroit: Fran Heicklen
Hadassah Greater Miami: Adrian Fischer
Hadassah Greater Philadelphia: Michele Foster
Hadassah Greater Southwest: Dr. Ofelia Averack
Hadassah Greater Washington: Sarah Elpern / Marsha Werner
Hadassah Lower New York State: Susan Fishman
Hadassah Nassau: Cheryl Sperber
Hadassah New York: Peggy Moss
Hadassah Northern New England: Kathy Kerstein
Hadassah Northern New Jersey: Geri Lipschitz
Hadassah Pacific Northwest: Donna Blankinship / Brandy Moss
Hadassah Southeastern: Joanna Rich
Hadassah Southern: Marla Kameny
Hadassah Southern California: Michelle Conwisar
Hadassah Southern New England: Judy Goldman / Stephanie Marks Plotkin
Hadassah Southern New Jersey: Carol Charen
Hadassah Southern Seaboard: Aliza Bricklin
Hadassah Suffolk: JoAnne Shapiro
Hadassah Upper Midwest: Leslie Strohm
Hadassah Westchester: Pam Hoffman


Honorary Council

Chris Adler
Sandra Alfonsi
Gerry Sue Arnold
Wendy Backelman
Claire Baer
Elaine Baker
Phyllis Berlas
Bettye Berlin
Rhoda Bernstein
Freda Brode
Judith R. Clements
Gail Cohen
Karen Dannin
Roberta M. Ebert
Elaine H. Ellish
Barbara Extein
Linda Elfmon Fleishman
Arlene Freedman
Rae G. Gelfand
Norma Gindes
Rae M. Ginsburg
Carol Goldsmith
Sandra Goldstein
Anna E. Greenberg
Doris Greenberg
Janice Greenwald
Betty Rapoport Hamburger
Ruth Hendelman
Sylvia Herman
Marjorie G. Housen
Ruth B Hurwitz
Sharon Jacobson
Paula Jarnicki
Leah-Dee Kahn
Helene Karpa
Eddysse Kessler
Joyce C. Kitey
Bea Klein
Bobbee Slotsky Kramer
Sheila Lebowitz
Barbara Levin

Marilyn Levine
Gail Lieb
Bobbie Limor
Seema Liston
Lee Lobel-Zwang
Ellyn Lyons
Susan Mark
Dovie Melnick
Linda Minkes
Deborah Minkoff
Linda Glesser Morris
Miffie Nagorsky
Helaine Ohayon
Barbara Pailet
Joy E. Pollock, Esq
Leah Reicin
Renee Resnik
Corinne Ravel Retchin
Roz Rosen
Benita Ross
Barbara Sabin
Lisl Schick
Sharon Schneider
Sima Schuster
Elaine M. Senter
Rhesa E. Shapiro
Deborah Shendelman
Nancy Shuman
Jacqueline Silverberg
Annette Sondock
Ceil Stern
Judith Swartz
Barbara Topol
Karen Venezky
Susan Weinberg
Helen Weinberg
Mona Wood
Susan Yorke
Susan Zimmerman
Jane Zolot
Theda Zuckerman

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Israel Travel

israeltravel@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

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