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Salary Survey 2017: Janice Weinman Of Hadassah


Location: New York, NY

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Janice Weinman

Executive Director & CEO

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, is the largest Jewish volunteer organization in America, and supports health education and advocacy, strengthened connections with Israel, and research and education initiatives. Founded in 1912 by Henrietta Szold, a staunch supporter of the early Zionist movement, Hadassah began by providing medical support for Jewish settlement of Palestine and advancing Zionist ideals at home. Today, Hadassah claims 300,000 members and continues to support medical research, environmental protection and Jewish identity building.

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In keeping with the organization’s tradition of female membership and leadership, Janice Weinman has served as executive director and CEO of Hadassah since June 2012. She previously sat as an inaugural board member of the Hadassah Foundation. Before her tenure at Hadassah as executive director and CEO, she worked as president of Kids in Distressed Situations, a charity that supports children suffering from illness, natural disaster and poverty. Before that, she served as vice president for external affairs of The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, executive director and CEO of the American Association of University Women and chairman of a number of university boards.


Institution Revenue: $104,699,023

Institution Total Expenses: $84,298,455

Employees: 203

Salary: $409,81820


Institution Revenue: $102,637,200

Institution Total Expenses: $125,237,920

Employees: 209

Salary: $410,31620

Underpaid by: 20%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish advocacy and public service leaders, see here.

1 Interim head of organization

2 Data from 2012

3 Data from 2011

4 Data from 2010

5 Data from 2009

6 Data from 2008

7 Data from 2007

8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.

9 Predecessor’s salary

10 Partial year

11 Not a 501(c)3

12 Annualized

13 Position currently vacant

14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment

15 Base salary

16 Data from president-elect period

17 2010 Employees

18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary

19 Highest paid professional, not CEO

20 Paid from two related organizations

21 Data from 2013

22 Data from 2014

23 Data from 2015

24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000

25 Data from 2017





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