Celebrate Women's Equality Day and connect with our powerful community.

Wednesday, Aug 26 2020

Today is an important day that speaks directly to our commitment to empowering women. It's Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote.

In honor of this occasion, read Hadassah's recent policy statement reaffirming our commitment to individual and collective civic engagement, and commit to helping get the word out about the importance of voting, so that our voices are heard. Read about our #HadassahVotes initiative and share on social media. Then take part in our outstanding upcoming programs to celebrate our community even more.

Treasures of the Hadassah archives: A virtual tour of the Hadassah collection

Explore Hadassah history: Watch Treasures of the Hadassah Archives: A Virtual Tour of the Hadassah Collection with Melanie Meyers, Director of Collections and Engagement at the American Jewish Historical Society. See rare documents, photos and artifacts and learn the fascinating background of this extensive collection that tells the full story of Hadassah's noteworthy history. Tuesday, September 8, 7:00 pm EDT.

Celebrity cooking demonstration Celebrity cooking demonstration: Israeli-Inspired High Holiday Cooking with Adeena Sussman. The next Hadassah Magazine Discussion Group event features a live interview and cooking demonstration with our beloved food columnist and the author of last year’s best-selling Sababa: Fresh Sunny Flavors from My Israeli Kitchen. Thursday, September 10, 12:30 pm EDT.

American Zionist Women of Color Take a trip to Israel: Next in our new monthly Zionist webinar series is a Virtual Tour of Israel's Salad Trail. For Rosh Hashanah this year, let us bring Israel to you! Celebrate the new year on this exciting online virtual tour in the greenhouses of the Habsor region in the northern Negev. Watch a special video greeting now from the tour guide to our Hadassah members. Thursday, September 10, 3:00 pm EDT.

An illuminating discussion An illuminating discussion: Hadassah's Professional Councils present Medical Marijuana: Highs & Lows, Smoke & Mirrors. Dr. Jordan Tishler, a noted Harvard doctor with years of experience in the field of medical cannabis, will separate fact from fiction and address all your questions about when, how and why to treat certain conditions with cannabis — and when not to. Tuesday, September 15, 8:00 pm EDT.

  • Listen and be amazed: Ever wonder what it’s like to work in an Intensive Care Unit? Listen to the riveting new episode of our Hadassah On Call podcast: Behind the Scenes of Hadassah's ICU with Dr. Vernon Van Heerden.
  • Teen essay contest: Hadassah Magazine is teaming up with jGirls Magazine to sponsor a new teen essay contest. The topic: How does my Jewishness impact my work for social and racial justice? Find details here. Contest deadline: September 4.

Cooking with Hadassah Magazine Cooking with Hadassah Magazine: In this Greek-style stuffed salmon, the vegetables cook perfectly with the salmon, the feta cheese melts in your mouth and the dill dressing adds just the right amount of flavor.

In case you missed it

One Book, One Hadassah interview with Anna Solomon
"One Book, One Hadassah" interview with Anna Solomon
about her new novel, The Book of V.

Israel and its people: Zionosn in Photography
Our first monthly Zionist webinar, Zionism in Photography.

Ongoing weekly series:

Resilience & Relaxation with Rebecca: Tuesdays at 4:00 pm EDT.

For past programs see our last Hadassah@home email or our Member Engagement page.

Follow our COVID-19 coverage.

NOTE: Many online events will ask for your Hadassah ID number to register.

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