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14-May-2009
A clinical innovator and cutting-edge scientist, Prof. Felix Umansky is a world-renowned neurosurgeon who has spearheaded the blossoming of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Neurosurgery Department for over 15 years.
14-May-2009
In appreciation for his life-long extensive and influential communal work, Gennie Freen, immediate past Chair of Young Hadassah Holland, was decorated as a member of the Royal Dutch Order of Orange-Nassau by the mayor of the city of Amstelveen on behalf of the Queen of the Netherlands. Gennie, age 35—one of the youngest people to receive this recognition—was nominated by his friends and Young Hadassah colleagues for this prestigious honor, which is awarded to upstanding citizens with long records of humanitarian service.
14-May-2009
Join friends from around the world for an energizing and motivating Young Hadassah International event in Berlin, Germany.
12-May-2009
A delegation from Canadian Hadassah-WIZO, led by their National President Marla Dan, toured the Hadassah Medical Center in early May.
12-May-2009
Hadassah New Zealand has chosen the recipients of the inaugural Valda Knight Memorial Scholarship for study at the Hadassah Medical Center: Dr. Ronald Ma of Auckland, whose particular interest is immigrant health and providing services for migrant people; and Dr. Benjamin Sedley of Wellington, a clinical psychologist specializing in child and adolescent mental health.
12-May-2009
In the beginning of May, Hadassah France President Dr. Sydney Ohana and Director Michelle Israel took a group of Jews, Christians, and Muslims to see the compassionate, cutting-edge work of the Hadassah Medical Center.
12-May-2009
Timed to coincide with Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Israel, Hadassah France prepared a story highlighting the Hadassah Medical Center’s treatment of Christian Palestinian children from an orphanage in Bethlehem. It was broadcast on Antenne Deux--France Television Channel 2.
11-May-2009
A delegation of directors of social institutions and a second delegation of physicians and dentists, both from France, toured the Hadassah Medical Center this Spring.
11-May-2009
In 2006, a group of teenagers from the United Kingdom raised over $20,000 for the children in the Hadassah Medical Center’s pediatric oncology department through a Walk-a-Thon, in memory of their friend, Zoe Jacobs, who died of a leukemia-related infection. Recently, while on a youth group trip to Israel, they visited Hadassah and saw the entertainment trolleys purchased thanks to their donation.
11-May-2009
With 7,000 international colleagues in attendance, Prof. Daniel Shouval, Director of the Liver Unit at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem, became the first Israeli to receive the “Recognition Award” from the European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL), during the organization’s 44th annual conference in Copenhagen.