Advocacy

For posts from the advocacy chair or concerning Hadassah and what it is advocating for.

Podcast about Breast Cancer – Listen Anytime!

Podcast about Breast Cancer – Listen Anytime!

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As an organization dedicated to empowering women as well as fostering good health around the world, Hadassah is deeply committed to education and awareness, advocacy and support for groundbreaking research at the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO). Listen to an updated podcast episode of Hadassah On Call, featuring Hadassah experts …

Response to Asian Hate

Hadassah Seattle is proud to be a part of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (JCRC). The JCRC is horrified and deeply saddened by the murders in Atlanta that were committed at a time of increasing violent attacks on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and are rooted in …

Virtual Day in the District with Congresswoman Dr. Kim Schrier

On Monday, August 31st, Hadassah’s Seattle Chapter and Pacific Northwest Region held our 1st Virtual Day in the District with Congresswoman Dr. Kim Schrier (Washington State, 8th District), accompanied by staff members Wendy Muzzy and A. Bissonette. Five PNW Region and Seattle chapter Hadassah members participated via Zoom: Susan Glicksberg, National State Advocacy co-chair and PNW Education and Advocacy chair, Ettie Davis, Seattle Chapter President, Deni Hirsh, Seattle Chapter Advocacy Chair, Gillian Witus, Seattle Chapter Membership VP and Jeri Bernstein, Seattle Chapter member. Stacey Dorenfeld, National State Advocacy co-chair, also participated.

Hadassah Statement on Racial Justice

Hadassah Statement on Racial Justice

Hadassah reaffirms its long-held commitment to racial justice, We join people across the country in condemning the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and too many others. Hadassah stands in solidarity with communities of color and with all those from Jewish and other communities denouncing instances of police brutality and all aspects of …