Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
135 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov
Secretary of the Senate
Office of Public Records
232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
http://www.senate.gov/lobby

LOBBYING REGISTRATION

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 4)

Check One: New Registrant New Client for Existing Registrant Amendment

1. Effective Date of Registration
1/1/2019
2. House Identification
 349200000
Senate Identification
 52925-12

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
HADASSAH, THE WOMEN'S ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA, INC.
Address
40 WALL STREET
Address2
City
NEW YORK
State
NY
Zip
10005
Country
USA

4. Principal place of business (if different than line 3)

City
State
Zip
Country
5. Contact name and telephone number International Number
Contact
​Ms. SHERYL ZELIGSON
Telephone
​2123038056
E-mail
​legal@hadassah.org
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
​NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

CLIENT A Lobbying Firm is required to file a separate registration for each client. Organizations employing in-house lobbyists should check the box labeled “Self” and proceed to line 10. Self

7. Client name
​HADASSAH, THE WOMEN'S ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA, INC.
Address
City
State
Zip
Country
​USA
8. Principal place of business (if different than line 7)
City
State
Zip
Country
9. General description of client’s business or activities

LOBBYISTS

10. Name of each individual who has acted or is expected to act as a lobbyist for the client identified on line 7. If any person listed in this section has served as a “covered executive branch official” or “covered legislative branch official” within twenty years of first acting as a lobbyist for the client, state the executive and/or legislative position(s) in which the person served.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable)
First
Last
Suffix
​KAREN ​PAIKIN BARALL

LOBBYING ISSUES

11. General lobbying issue areas (Select all applicable codes).

​EDU
​GOV
​FOR
​HCR
​WEL
​CIV
​IMM
​INS
​LBR

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Never Again Education Act (H.R.943), expand and encourage Holocaust education. Authorize the Department of Education to award Holocaust education grants to educational institutions offering classes, resources, teacher training, and student field trips. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act (H.R. 221 / S. 238), which supports the State Dept. office Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism and elevate the Special Envoy position to ambassador rank. Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 (S.1 / H.R. 336), specifically the Combating BDS Act, and the US-Israel Security Assistance Act.


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

13. Is there an entity other than the client that contributes more than $5,000 to the lobbying activities of the registrant in a quarterly period and either participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises or controls the registrant’s lobbying activities?

No --> Go to line 14. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then proceed to line 14.

Internet Address:
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country

FOREIGN ENTITIES

14. Is there any foreign entity

a) holds at least 20% equitable ownership in the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

b) directly or indirectly, in whole or in major part, plans, supervises, controls, directs, finances or subsidizes activities of the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

c) is an affiliate of the client or any organization identified on line 13 and has a direct interest in the outcome of the lobbying activity?

No --> Sign and date the registration. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then sign the registration.

Address Ownership
Name Street Principal place of business Amount of contribution
City State/Province Country
(city and state or country) for lobbying activities

City
State
Country
%
City
State
Country
%

CONVICTIONS DISCLOSURE

15. Have any of the lobbyists listed on this report been convicted in a Federal or State Court of an offense involving bribery, extortion, embezzlement, an illegal kickback, tax evasion, fraud, a conflict of interest, making a false statement, perjury, or money laundering?


Signature
Digitally Signed By: Lisa Kanner Deputy General Counsel
Date
4/1/2019 1:53:01 PM

ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.
​MED

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country

ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
City
State
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