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Hadassah

Hadassah, U.S. Zionist organization of Jewish women, supporting social services, education, and land reclamation in Israel. The name is Hebrew for Queen Esther, Old Testament heroine of the Persian Jews.

See also: Szold, Henrietta; Zionism.

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