Baton Rouge Chapter of Hadassah
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc., was founded over a century ago, before Israel was a state, and before women could vote. Since that time, the organization has remained unwavering in its commitment to women’s health and well-being, to Israel, and to Jewish values and continuity. But while Hadassah’s heritage and mission remain as strong as ever, the role of women and Jewish culture here and in Israel, has evolved over time. The organization, too, has evolved, taking on new challenges and developing new programs.
Hadassah believes in building a world where our Jewish values create strong community and an enduring Israel. That’s why our entire focus is on connecting and empowering Jewish women to effect change. For over 100 years and for the next 100, Hadassah advances health and well-being, advocates for women, and builds community in the U.S. and Israel. They invite all Jewish women to join in—to put their values into action with us and through our programs.