Hadassah is mourning the death of Bill Davidson, Chairman and President of Guardian Industries, owner of the Detroit Pistons, and a Hadassah supporter--after his passing Friday evening.
It is with heartfelt sadness that we inform you of Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) National President Terry Schwarzfeld’s passing in Ottawa this morning. Collectively, our thoughts and prayers are with her husband, Steve; her sons, Adam, Simon, and David; her daughter-in-law, Luana; and her grandson, Benjamin.
Singer. Model. First Lady of France.
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was the guest of honor March 5 at a glitzy fund-raiser in Paris for Hadassah Medical Organization’s hospital in Jerusalem and its global medical aid programs.
Help Hadassah meet the critical and ever-growing demand for a safe blood supply in a donor-friendly environment.
Hadassah-Hebrew University Dental Student Tamar Ziskind experienced another type of crown when she represented her homeland in the Miss World competition as Miss Israel. While in Johannesburg for the event, she enjoyed having the opportunity to become friendly with Miss Egypt and Miss Lebanon.
On Tuesday, January 27, the Hadassah Medical Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the renowned Institut de Cancérologie Gustave Roussy (IGR) of Villejuif, France, establishing a twinning initiative for collaboration on cancer healing, teaching, and research between Roussy and Hadassah’s Sharett Institute of Oncology.
Hadassah Switzerland-Geneva’s Antoine Garreau negotiated a unique deal to spread the word about Hadassah International: In exchange for Garreau’s sponsoring a team at the three-day Megève Polo Masters tournament in the French Alps, Hadassah was publicized in the program and the team displayed the Hadassah International logo both on their pants and their horses! Many of their fellow competitors as well as journalists asked about the logo and what it represented.
Following on the heels of a Hadassah Mexico-orchestrated whirlwind visit last fall, Hadassah Medical Center Director General Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef returned to Mexico in the beginning of February to explore and strengthen philanthropic ties and professional medical exchanges.
With Director Daniele Thompson and Principal Actors Pierre Arditi and Patrick Chesnais in attendance, Hadassah France hosted the premiere of the movie, Le Code A Changé‘ (The Entry Code has Changed) in the historic Theatre Edouard VII, and introduced Hadassah to many new people.
Spreading the word about Hadassah’s mission to 1500 people through Facebook, Young Hadassah International raised over $2,500 in 48 hours for the “Help Hadassah Heal” campaign. The Facebook-a-thon, a creative new virtual fundraising event, raised the money largely through 20-dollar donations.