The Madison Rachel S. Jastrow Hadassah Chapter has approximately 525 annual and life members. It offers a variety of cultural, political, and educational programs throughout the year. The chapter operates Collector's Corner, a resale shop staffed mainly by volunteers. The profits of this donation and consignment shop support Hadassah's projects.
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. Founded in 1912, Hadassah retains the passion and timeless values of its founder, Henrietta Szold, Jewish scholar and activist, who dedicated her life to Judaism, Zionism, and the American ideal. Committed to the centrality of Israel based on the renaissance of the Jewish people in its historic homeland, Hadassah promotes the unity of the Jewish people.
In Israel, Hadassah initiates and supports pace-setting health care, education and youth institutions, and land development to meet the country's changing needs.
In the United States, Hadassah enhances the quality of American and Jewish life through its education and Zionist youth programs, promotes health awareness, and provides personal enrichment and growth for its members.
For more information on membership or programming, call or visit us at Collector's Corner, visit our Facebook page.