Welcome to the Cincinnati Chapter of HADASSAH!

HADASSAH, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society.

Cincinnati Chapter offers a variety of community service and fundraising projects, as well as fun and educational special interest groups for women of all ages and interests. You can read about all our activities on the Events page throughout the year, or download a pdf file of our Winter Bulletin.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Hadassah!
We're throwing an online Hanukkah party for the whole family!  Light candles on our virtual menorah:  each candle is a gift that ensures that we can continue saving lives together. There's also a Hanukkah coloring book, delicious latke recipes, crafts projects and tips on being an earth-saving Environmental Maccabee.  Hanukkah blessings and dreidle playing round out this virtual holiday happening.  Best wishes to you and your family for a delightful holiday season!  Click here to celebrate with Hadassah!

Upcoming Events
For more information about our exciting events and activities, click on Events.

Amazon.com Fundraiser for Hadassah
Now you can shop on Amazon.com and earn up to 15% referral fees for Hadassah at the same time!  Just come to this website first and click on the Amazon link below.  Then shop as usual, and everything you order will be credited to Hadassah's affiliates program. THIS IS AT NO COST TO YOU! 
Click here for more information or click on the link below. 

Hadassah centennial key pendantHadassah Centennial Key Necklace
Give an unforgettable present to a loved one or friend: 
receive this stunning crystal and sterling silver key pendant with a $100 donation in honor of Hadassah's Centennial Anniversary. Makes a great Hanukkah present! Not available after December 31st.  More...

Hadassah Centennial Membership Special
In honor of Hadassah's Centennial in 2012, all life, youth and associates memberships are only $100 through December 31st!  Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime price. Makes a meaningful Hanukkah present! 
Enroll online at www.hadassah.org/100More...

Entertainment Books
The 2012 Entertainment Books have arrived and are bigger and better than ever!  Cost is $30, which includes online offers and coupons.  These make wonderful gifts for holidays or any time!  Please consider buying one for yourself and as a gift for someone else.  To order, contact Betsy Scheffler.  Books are available at Marx Hot Bagels in Blue Ash.  Ends Dec. 15th.

Recycle Your Old Phones and Ink Cartridges
Our Hadassah Region recycles empty ink cartridges and old cell phones.  Please bring to meetings or call 513-821-6157 to arrange for pick up.  Thank you!

New Business Model for Cincinnati Chapter
Cincinnati Chapter's office was closed on August 1, 2011.  Please read the
attached letter for important news about Hadassah's new business model.  Our phone number, (513) 821-6157, remains the same.

Thin Threads:  Real Stories of Hadassah Life Changing Moments
Be part of history for our Centennial Celebration!  Send in your story and it may be published in Hadassah's Centennial Commemorative book.

Esther Through the Lenses
This new online educational opportunity is for Hadassah members only.  This program will explore the Book of Esther and discuss what it means to be a modern day Esther.  At the beginning of every month, a new commentary on Esther will be posted with relevant questions for discussion.  Participants can join the discussion at any time or refer back to past study sessions at a later date.

Teri Junker is New Central States Region President
Cincinnati native Teri Junker was installed as the new Region President on April 10, 2011 at Spring Forum in Columbus.  Carol Ann Schwartz, also a native Cincinnatian, was honored for her exemplary service as Region President for the past three years.

Young Judaea becomes Independent
In an historic vote, after 40+ years of sole sponsorship, Hadassah voted to grant Young Judaea, the world's premiere Zionist youth movement, the opportunity to transition into an independent entity.  Download the
Press Release PDF here.

Show someone you care with a Hadassah Certificate
Your donation enriches the lives of millions of people and is 100% tax deductible. See some of our beautiful certificates
hereCall (513) 821-6157 or E-mail:  cincinnati@hadassah.org for more information.

Hadassah Magazine
Now you can read our fabulous magazine online at  www.hadassahmagazine.org,   More...

Personalized Road Tiles Benefit Hadassah
Hadassah is proud to offer our donors the opportunity to mark any special event with bright, colorful tiles inscribed with a loved one’s name or with your name! These beautiful 100% tax deductible wall tiles prominently line the hallways of Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus, and Hadassah College Jerusalem. For more information, click
here or  download the PDF flyer.

Keepers of the Gate
Hadassah's life sustaining work is enriched every year by membership and donors. Keepers of the Gate is Hadassah's first and only National annual gift campaign
. More...

Photo Gallery
Check out photos from our most recent events, like
our monthly get-together CoffeeTalkClick on the Photo Gallery link to see even more events underneath!

To inquire about membership, please click here, call (513) 821-6157 or E-mail: 

If you have any comments or suggestions about this website, please contact Gayna Bassin at  gmbassin@hotmail.com.