BRIEF: Area Jewish women to celebrate Hadassah’s 100th birthday

The women of Wilmington’ Jewish community will celebrate the 100th year of the largest Jewish women’s charitable organization in America, Hadassah, next weekend.

The Wilmington Chapter of Hadassah will host a centennial birthday celebration 3-5 p.m. on March 25 at the North Carolina Sorosis Clubhouse, 20 S. Cardinal Drive in Wilmington. Tickets are $18, and hors d’oeuvres, wine and cake will be served.

Guest speakers at the event include Ann Eisenberg, President of the Southern Seaboard Region of Hadassah and the Region’s Vice President Sara Jacobs, as well as National Board Member, Dr. Sandra Alfonsi.

Hadassah is known for supporting two research hospitals in Jerusalem

English: The Hadassah Colledge of Technology i...

The Hadassah College of Technology in Jerusalem. Image via Wikipedia

as well as day clinics, community medical centers, educational institutions that train nurses, doctors, dentists, public health and pharmacy professionals in Israel.

Details: 471-1660 or 790-9293 or pprosoff@gmail.com.

– Amanda Greene

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