Advocacy

Advocate Extraordinaire

Mix a Jewish Seattle lawyer with two master’s degrees—one in bioethics, another in public administration—and you get powerhouse advocate Kindra Cooper. After joining the board of directors for Hadassah’s Seattle chapter, Cooper dove right into service as their Advocacy Committee Chair. Within months, Cooper was representing Hadassah at state level Jewish advocacy events including a …

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Word? Reclaiming Zionism

I recently returned home from Israel, where I was traveling with Hadassah’s Milestone Mission celebrating 100 years of the Hadassah Hospital at Mt. Scopus, 100 years of the Hadassah School of Nursing, and 70 years of the State of Israel. I was privileged to visit both Hadassah hospitals, the Western Wall, Hadassah’s Meir Shfeya Youth …

Seattle Hadassah Meeting with U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s Office

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, three members of Seattle Hadassah met with Kate Baumgartner, Seattle Outreach Director for U.S. Senator Patty Murray. Seattle Hadassah President Susan Adler, Seattle Chapter Advocacy Committee Chair Kindra Cooper, and Seattle Chapter Member Jacqueline Silver attended the meeting at the request of Hadassah National, who is seeking the Senator’s support …

Summer Advocacy Activities

I love this photo. Shortly before it was taken, the coordinator of Day-on-the-Hill 2018 proclaimed, “Neither rain, nor lack of umbrella, nor frizzy hair will keep us from advocating on behalf of Hadassah!” – and, of course, while all of those things transpired, none of them dampened our enthusiasm nor deterred us from our mission. …