COVID-19, infertility, and pregnancy planning

See ASRM press release on managing infertility therapy. Infertility is isolating and traumatizing on its own. With the COVID-19 spread now a pandemic, people dealing with infertility and other family building challenges face new questions. Read on for some answers: COVID-19: Suggestions On Managing Patients Who Are Undergoing Infertility Therapy Or Desiring Pregnancy Mar 12, […]

Welcome Johanna!

Hasidah is delighted to welcome Johanna Meckel as our new Outreach and Development Coordinator. Johanna joined Hasidah with appreciation for its mission to help people in the Jewish community who are facing challenges building their family. She has worked at Hillel and Stand With Us and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this […]

Hasidah Opens New Cycle for IVF Grants and Loans

Hasidah has opened a new cycle and is currently accepting applications for in vitro fertilization (IVF) grants and loans. Funding is available for people in the Jewish community, throughout the United States, who require IVF in order to have children and need financial assistance for treatment. The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 30. Interested […]

Hasidah and The Red Stone provide family building grants in Washington DC Area

Many in the Jewish community imagine building their family and the magical moments along the way. For some, however, having a child is difficult and those magical moments fade and are replaced by strains of saving for medical treatments or adoption expenses. In a joint effort between The RedStone and Hasidah, three grants have been […]

$500 Washington DC Area Fertility Grants

FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! Co-sponsored by The Red Stone and Hasidah, four $500 grants for individuals and couples in the Washington DC area for fertility and adoption related expenses are available. Applications can be downloaded at and are due November 2 (paperwork from doctors/adoption agencies can come later). Email with questions.

First National Jewish Infertility Network Teleconference

Hasidah organized the first National Jewish Infertility Network teleconference on September 3, 2014 .  The goal of the first conversation included identifying the challenges and opportunities for infertility support in the Jewish community and outlining underlying issues to address in the Jewish community with regards to infertility. The conversations included lay leaders, Jewish professionals, and […]

Hasidah News

Hasidah is pleased to announce that we have officially begun piloting our funding program in Columbus, Ohio. We awarded our first grant to help pay for infertility treatment this spring. The couple has both fertility and genetic needs for IVF. They are working closely with us as we put all of our planning to the […]


We are thrilled to be launching our website and beginning the work needed to establish the Hasidah Foundation. There are many support groups and resources for people experiencing infertility, but we are starting with a simple focus – financial support for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART).  The Jewish tradition values family building highly and for many […]