Facebook: Hadassah Louisville Chapter
Founded in 1912, Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, is the largest women’s, largest Zionist, and largest Jewish membership organization in the United States. In Israel, Hadassah supports pacesetting medical care and research, education and youth programs and reforestation and parks projects. In the United States, Hadassah promotes health education, social action and advocacy, volunteerism, Jewish education and research, Young Judaea and connections with Israel.
The recent re-establishment of the Louisville Chapter allows involvement at the local level, as well as in conferences at the Central States Region and national levels. Women of all ages may choose their level of participation, from online education programs, book clubs, get-togethers, leadership training, community health, advocacy and family education programs. Fundraising efforts mainly support the Hadassah Medical Center in Israel and other Hadassah projects.
Current active projects in Louisville include a book club, and Training Wheels/Al Galgalim, a preschool family education program partnering at The Temple and Adath Jeshurun. Louisville’s re-chartering ceremony included a Centennial Celebration of Hadassah’s founding, and future programs will be designed to match members’ interests and to support Hadassah’s programs nationally and in Israel.
Michelle Elisburg, President