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Hadassah | הֲדַסָּה

  • Meaning: Myrtle

    Hadassah was another name for the biblical Esther, heroine of the Purim story. Hadassah is also the name of the largest women's Zionist group.
  • Gender: Female
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Alternate Spellings: Hadasa, Hadassa
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