As I begin my role as President, I envision baking a 2019 “Hadassah Cake” with as many of you as possible getting your hands in the mixing bowl. I am a team player. I totally believe that if you can just take ownership of doing a job, no matter how big or small, you will be invested in its success and it will make a difference in your life. As a leader (In my leadership role), I am counting on you helping me to translate this vision of success into reality.
The cake we are baking is a CEO Cake:
Collaborative—a shared recipe; Cohesive—planned to last the whole year-long; Continuous—building on past cakes.
Enjoyable—fun to work on; Educational—putting together what you already know; Energizing—bouncing ideas off each other.
Opportune—happening at just the right time; Optimistic—spending time doing things that make a difference in others’ lives as well as our own; Open-hearted—connecting with other women in Hadassah.
Once the 2019 cake is baked and frosted, across the top we are writing:
“Be the CEO of Your Life: Hadassah Thrive Series”.
Ettie Davis, President, Seattle Hadassah
February 21, 6:30pm, Thrive: Be the CEO of Your Health
|We will spend the evening with Hadassah life member Karen Gorrin – a mind body researcher, psychotherapist, and cancer survivor. Karen will guide us in an exploration into the subtle symptoms we experience in our bodies and the intersectional influences of gender, communication, delayed diagnosis, genetics, and the potential impact of these factors on health outcomes. We will touch on various women’s health concerns and Karen will share the critical role subtle symptoms played in her and her mother’s diagnoses of ovarian cancer.|
March 6th, 6:30pm, Zionist Book Club
Professor Troy’s book examines Zionism through six lenses, each corresponding to a school of Zionist thought: Political, Revisionist, Labor, Religious, Cultural and Diaspora. Book club members will have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on what Israel and Zionism mean in the context of their daily lives.
This book will be discussed on March 6, April 3, 17, May 1, 15 and 29th.
Join our Zionist Book Club
Called “The most comprehensive Zionist collection ever published,” Professor Troy’s book examines Zionism through six lenses, each corresponding to a school of Zionist thought: Political, Revisionist, Labor, Religious, Cultural, and Diaspora. Through the text, readers will become familiar with more than 170 Jewish and Zionist thought leaders, thinkers. and Book club members will have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on what Israel and Zionism mean in the context of their daily lives. Equally as exciting, Troy, who served as the scholar in residence for Hadassah’s Milestone Mission to Israel last year, has generously offered his book to Hadassah as a fundraising opportunity. For a $30 donation to Hadassah, members will receive a copy of his text, along with a faceplate signed by the author. Click here to make your donation and receive your copy of The Zionist Ideas. Read More
To ensure a successful organization, fundraising never sleeps! Building on the wonderful momentum of Hadassah Seattle ‘s 2018 Gala: From Passion to Action, we’ll keep moving forward in 2019 through a year-long Annual Giving campaign with fun events throughout the year to celebrate giving, leading up to our big Annual Giving event, From Action to Hope, on Sunday evening, Oct. 27, 2019. Please join our growing list of volunteers to get in on the planning and training that makes all this important (and FUN) work happen.
Remember, no job is too small!
Signup to help here
Programming Planning Recap
The planners—Susan Adler, Meryl Alcabes, Ettie Davis, Karen Gorrin, Lora Martini, and Karen Michelson—met January 8 and chose the year-long “CEO” theme. We will look at core Hadassah issues, such as women’s health and Read More
Opening Doors to 2019
Five Hadassah-red balloons marked where to turn to meet the valet down the hill to Seattle Hadassah’s first program of 2019. So much Seattle sun and blue skies, it was a glorious day to be in a beautiful home with a view of Lake Washington. President Susan Adler Read More
At The Summit for Tu B’Shevat Seder
One could feel the warmth and pride in the social room at the Summit when Hadassah volunteers, organized by Rochelle Kochin, reached out to the residents to let them them know how much we value them. Serving them their plates filled with fruits and nuts with an extra Read More
Welcome to our new members
- Marilyn Gottlieb
- Sarah Jarvis
- Mary Ellen Strote
- Ronit Dalmat
- Debra Cannon
We Mourn the Passing of
- Alice Pearl, mother of Jan Azose and Lousie Droker and sister of Ann Lee Rogel and Marian Aronson
- Shelley Levkovitz, mother of Yaffa Maritz
Tributes to Hadassah can be made online here.
Do you have news of family events to share with us? We are happy to include announcements about weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, birthdays, births, and passings in the Membership News section of our monthly newsletter. Please send notices to Seattle@haddash.org.
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