Bernice S. Tannenbaum -- “Visionary, Leader, Dreamer”
Hadassah Panama joined Good Deeds Day worldwide to hold a “Good Deeds Day”
Bernice S. Tannenbaum, who served as National President of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, from 1976 to 1980, and who later founded Hadassah International, passed away April 6. She was 101.
Last year, Hadassah Australia and World Vision Australia signed a cooperation agreement to raise funds for Project Rozana, an Australian-inspired initiative to train Palestinian health professionals at Hadassah Hospital before they return to build the health capacity of their communities. Rev Tim Costello, CEO of World Vision Australia, took the opportunity during his tour of the region to visit the hospital for a first-hand look at the world-renowned health care facility
At today’s solemn ceremony at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, marking 67 years since the massacre of 78 men and women on their way to the Hadassah Hospital on Mt. Scopus, the feeling that we are still facing attack was very much present.
During Jerusalem’s “Brain Awareness Week,” the Hadassah Medical Center’s Dr. Shahar Arzy gave a presentation at the Jerusalem Cinematheque entitled “The Possibility of Being Double," before the showing of the Oscar-winning movie, Birdman.
Lamis Shibli Ghadir explains the challenges and the rewards of being an Arab social worker in the Ein Kerem Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
At the Hadassah Medical Center’s Heart Institute, its physician/researchers are unraveling mysteries of the heart that result in clinical challenges--asking, for example: What are the mechanisms through which a person’s heart valve narrows? What are the pathways through which arteries become blocked with cholesterol? Why does the heart remodel itself following a heart attack to the detriment of doing its job?
When you enter Hadassah you enter a safe haven where it doesn't matter who or what you are. Muslims Christians and Jews have worked alongside each other at the hospital for almost 100 years. The staff are there to help save lives and everyone is equal.
Dr. Sigmund J. Kharasch from Boston relates his experiences working at the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Mount Scopus in the latest edition of Pediatrics Perspectives.