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New: Stand With Israel

Hadassah urges the United States to put diplomatic pressure on the Palestinian leadership to condemn the recent and ongoing wave of terrorism and de-escalate the rise in violence against Israelis.

Advocate for Israel's Security

After over a year of historic deliberations and negotiations, the Iranian Nuclear Agreement is poised to move forward. Now is the time to move past political divides to focus on the unshakeable alliance between the United States and Israel.

Support Paid Family and Medical Leave

It's been 22 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was signed into law and it needs an update. Urge your legislators to support and cosponsor legislation for paid family leave!

We Did It!: Thank Congress for Taking Action on Human Trafficking

On May 19, the House passed the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act. Thank your legislators for passing this crucial legislation!

Update: Advocate for Gender Equity in Medical Research

On April 29, Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) and Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) re-introduced the bipartisan Research for All Act. Urge your Representatives to co-sponsor this crucial legislation and related policies to ensure that medical research benefits women and men equally.

Update: Promote Education & Awareness of Women's Preventive Health

On May 15, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) reintroduced the Women's Preventive Health Awareness Campaign Act. Urge your Representatives to cosponsor this legislation.

Updated: Protect Pregnant Workers' Rights

On June 4, Congress reintroduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. It is time to close the loopholes in discrimination and disability laws that deprive women of basic employment rights!

Expand Access to Affordable Child Care

Last year, the Child Care and Development Block Grant was reauthorized for the first time in 18 years. Hadassah urges Congress to act on legislation to help ease the financial burden on families who seek to access to high quality care for their children.

Speak out for Reproductive Rights

On May 13, the House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act which would restrict women's reproductive health access. Make your voice heard in support of reproductive rights.

New: Urge Congress to Continue Combating Anti-Semitism

On February 27, Senators introduced a resolution condemning the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and encouraging greater cooperation with the European officials. Urge your Senators to support S.Res. 87 and urge all elected officials to speak out against anti-Semitism.

Updated: Combat Violence Against Women

Urge your legislators to speak out about violence against women, in the U.S. and abroad. The U.S. must send a strong statement that ending violence against women and girls is a top American priority.

Updated: The Fight for Pay Equity Goes On!

April 14, 2015 is Equal Pay Day. Urge Congress to continue the fight for pay equity!

Support Paid Sick Days

Far too many Americans are forced to choose between financial stability and their own health and safety, or that of their families. Urge your legislators to co-sponsor and support the Health Families Act of 2015!

Fix Hobby Lobby: Ensure Women’s Contraception Access

An employer’s religious beliefs should never supersede women’s health and the right of women to make their own health care decisions. Urge your legislators to co-sponsor and pass the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act!

Support LGBT Employment Non-Discrimination Act

On July 21, President Obama signed an executive order barring discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. However, this is only a first step. Urge your Representatives to support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act!

Raise the Minimum Wage

Last Congress, the Senate failed to pass the Fair Minimum Wage Act. Tell Congress why raising the minimum wage is so crucial.

Urge Senate to Ratify CEDAW

Support the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). It is time for the U.S. government to show the international community that it stands unequivocally for the rights of women.

 

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