Devorah Hadassah Events for November/December


Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to the land, the people, and the future of Israel. Devorah Hadassah is our chapter located in the Southeast Valley.

For more information on attending our events, please contact Eliana Bar-Shalom at 860-377-7126 or [email protected].

The first Monday of each month is our Out to Lunch. We meet at a different restaurant each month for good food and conversations.

The second Wednesday of each month is our book group, called Literary Ladies, on Zoom at 1:30 p.m.

These are the books we will be discussing:

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 1:30 p.m., the Literary Ladies will discuss Perfume Thief, by Timothy Schoffert.

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 1:30 p.m., the Literary Ladies will discuss Sunflower Sisters, by Martha Hall Kelly.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. is our in-person general meeting at the  EVJCC. Rabbi Deitsch (Chandler Chabad) will speak to our group on the Jewish view on abortion. Please bring your food donations to the meeting.

The third Wednesday we collect non-perishable food for JFCS (Jewish Family and Children’s Services) in various communities in the East Valley between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Our next collection dates are as follows:

Wednesday, Nov. 16, bring donations to the EVJCC at our meeting.

Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dinner fundraisers are back! Devorah will earn 20% of the total that we spend at Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta at 590 N. Alma School Road, Chandler. You may eat in or carry out.

Chick Flicks is our movie group. The dates and movies vary each month, but include a discussion of the film via Zoom.

Nov. 14-17: Hadassah’s 100th National Convention Together in Israel: Our Power. Our Purpose

Dec. 10-12: Desert Mountain Region meeting in Phoenix

Did you know Devorah sells greeting cards? Yes, we have cards for all occasions: birthday, condolence, bar/bat mitzvah, anniversary, get well, congratulations, in honor of, and major holidays. We sell these for $2 each or 12 for $21 if you want to have a selection on hand. However, if you just need an occasional card, let us know and we will mail it for you and pay the postage. Such a deal! We also have several different certificates ranging in price from $5, $18, to $100. These are ready to view at all in-person events. Contact Susan Fox to order or to ask questions.

Please join us for all of our fun activities and get to meet new friends!