Hadassah France hosted another successful combined golf tournament, dinner, and auction this year, with 100 golfers participating and 80 staying for dinner.
Undeterred by Air France’s strike and the need to take a roundabout journey to Israel, long-time Hadassah International Philanthropist Jean-Jacques Roboh, accompanied by his wife, Kareen, and 17-year-old daughter, Jeanne, arrived at the Hadassah Medical Center in October to dedicate a Department of Genetic Research, in memory of his parents, Monique and Jacques Roboh. The new Department provides an innovative avenue to centralize genetic research at Hadassah and to find treatments and cures for genetic diseases.
Hadassah International is saddened at the passing of Cantor Mordecai Goldstein, husband of Barbara Goldstein, Deputy Director of Hadassah’s Office in Israel. We extend our sympathy to Barbara and her family.
Barbara’s daughter, Devra Bender Miller, recently gave a speech in Puerto Rico in which she shared her experience at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem the two weeks before her father passed away. Click here
to read an excerpt.
Spearheaded by Hadassah Mexico Director Ethel Fainstein, Hadassah International, with the collaboration of the Costa Rican Israeli Zionist Center and the Universidad de Iberoamérica (UNIBE), provided a window into the life of Israel's former Prime Minister, Golda Meir, when it hosted the play, Golda's Balcony on October 31 and November 1in Costa Rica.
Hadassah France planned a trio of concerts in honor of Israel’s 60th anniversary, featuring world-renowned Israeli violinist, Shlomo Mintz, performing Niccolo Paganini’s “24 Caprices For Violin Solo Opus 1.”
Experiencing the splendor of Designer Minh Ta’s summer collection while sipping champagne, participants in Hadassah New Zealand’s latest fundraiser helped to raise money for a Nurses Charting Station in the Onocology wing of the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower at the Hadassah Medical Center, in memory of Immediate Past Hadassah New Zealand President Valda Knight.
Hadassah Mexico raised awareness about the Hadassah Medical Center among two thousand people, who came to see the musical, Beauty and the Beast, which Hadassah co-sponsored in collaboration with the Magen David and Mount Sinai Jewish communities of Mexico City, raising $11,000 for the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower.
Hadassah International is pleased to welcome Lionel King, a partner in the law firm of Hammond King Touyz of Perth, Western Australia, as the new President of Hadassah Australia in Perth.
When Dr. Mohammed Dejani, a Fatah terrorist, witnessed the compassionate, quality medical care the Hadassah Medical Center gave his father, who was battling cancer, he was transformed into one of the leading voices for peace between Arabs and Israelis.
For the first time in Israel, physicians from the Hadassah Medical Center Heart Institute, using special equipment ordered from abroad, successfully performed a catheterization to enlarge a heart valve in an eight-year-old girl who was having difficulty breathing due to rheumatoid arthritis.