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MovIng Forward in Post Roe America

LET'S LEARN FROM THIS MOMENT, AND THEN, STRIVE FOR EVEN GREATER, LASTING CHANGE. In this blog Moving ForwardTaking ActionBecoming Educated It is hard to fully comprehend the extent to which women's rights have taken a giant leap backwards with last week's ruling....

The 4 Children at Passover

As Passover approaches, our appreciation for you and the Hadassah Foundation deepens. We think about how far we have come as a foundation, for gender equality, and as Jewish people, and at the same time, we remember how much there is still left to be done. To help...

Yozmot AtiD in action

Yozmot Atid helps women acheive financial independence by supporting them in establishing and developing their small businesses. In 2021, they served 126 women, read their stories below or click here for the...

Itach-Ma’aki’s key accomplishments during COVID-19

Hadassah Foundation grantee partner Itach-Ma'aki: Women Lawyers for Social Justice shares some of their many accomplishments during Covid-19. These accomplishments demonstrate their effectiveness as well the disproportionate impact Covid-19 has had on women and...

Your Gift Helps Teens Navigate Today’s Complex World

In a recent study conducted by the Jewish Education Project, Jewish teens were asked what they need help with the most. 68% said "self-esteem" and 55% said "challenging sexism." Fearing failure, teen girls hold themselves back from taking healthy risks, which are...

help WOMEN ADVANCE TO THE HIGHEST ELECTED POSITIONS

Women in Israel suffer from the socio-economic trends of increasing inequality and decreasing opportunities for advancement, but have little ability to promote change as they are underrepresented in decision-making bodies.  Meet WePower, a non-profit,...

Grantee Update: WePower

The professional leadership of WePower recently shared the below report on their recent and ongoing initiatives. WePower advances women's leadership at all levels of society, especially in the political and public arenas. Check...

Yozmot Atid’s Entrepreneur of the Month: Orly Golan

Every month, Hadassah Foundation grantee Yozmot Atid highlights one of their program participants. Learn about Orly Golan in the interview below, or read Yozmot Atid's original post here. Orly Golan: 52-year old founder of Happy Birds – Handmade Decorative Birds...

We Have a New Look

The Hadassah Foundation launches its newly designed website After months of hard work, we are delighted to officially launch a site that is user friendly and uniquely designed. The aim of the site is to clearly articulate what The Hadassah Foundation accomplishes...

Your Contribution Helps Women Obtain CEO Positions

The idea for the pilot of the Jewish Communal Women's Leadership Project stemmed in part from needs that were heard at JWI's Jewish Women's Leadership Conference, pictured above. (Photo courtesy of JWI)  To date, 70 percent of Jewish communal organizational...

Making Israel a Jewish Democracy

 CWJ Attorney Adiya Shvartz (right) and Katya Kupchik (left) from Generation 1.5, an organization that represents young, Russian speaking Israelis. This picture was taken in August 2020, after CWJ and Generation 1.5 jointly submitted a petition to grant...

Bringing Women to Israel’s Decision-Making Tables

In March 2020, The Israel National Security Council (NSC) appointed 23 experts to the Coronavirus Committee charged with developing the national exit strategy from lockdown, of which not one appointed expert was a woman. Two grantee partners, Itach...

Responding to Continued Domestic Violence in Israel Video

 On Monday, November 9th a webinar was held on "Responding to Continued Domestic Violence with the Jewish Women's Collective Response Fund." Watch this video recording of the webinar to learn about the Jewish Women's Collective Response Fund and the impactful...