Young Hadassah Holland concluded its multicultural cooking workshop series with a third course focused on preparing traditional Jewish and Arab dishes.
Young Hadassah Argentina was represented by a finalist, Daniela Libster, in a special photography contest at Argentina's annual international book fair.
France's First Lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, toured Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem during a three-day visit to Israel with her husband, HE President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Hadassah is Israel’s largest kidney stone treatment center and one of the first hospitals worldwide to acquire a lithotripter, which noninvasively fragments kidney stones, enabling them to pass out of the body. If Hadassah is to retain its state-of-the-art status in kidney treatment, it is imperative that our Medical Center acquire the latest, more highly advanced equipment.
As a state-of-the-art cancer facility and the address for all radiation therapy in the Jerusalem area, the Hadassah Medical Center’s Sharett Institute of Oncology treats 1600 patients a year with state-of-the-art radiotherapy, the number one weapon against cancer for children and adults.
The Pediatrics Department at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus serves both Arabs and Jews from the northern neighborhoods of Jerusalem, the surrounding towns and villages, and the Palestinian Authority, as well as patients who come from all parts of the country. The Department badly needs renovating to bring the facilities up to date and enable it to serve the ever-expanding population of children who need its expertise.
Hadassah’s physicians, surgeons, and radiologists are successfully treating stroke by engineering innovations and refining existing procedures and practices. Given its unique expertise, Hadassah is establishing a Stroke Center of Excellence, which must be outfitted with the latest in sophisticated diagnostic and treatment options.
After being approached by Director of Hadassah Germany Gady Gronich, Minstrel Musician Marcus van Langen agreed to donate funds from his latest CD sales to the Hadassah Medical Center. This particular CD included 20 songs from the Middle Ages, and featured a famous Palestinian tune about the “Holyland,” written in the 1200s.
Close to 100 people attended a Hadassah Germany panel presentation featuring an Arab and a Jewish Israeli, entitled “Can Opposites Connect—Two Israelis in Dialogue.” The presenters were Dr. Mohammed Saif-Alden Wattad, an attorney, and Efraim Lapid, Brigadier General and Senior Intelligence Officer for the Israel Defense Forces, with the dialogue moderated by Professor Andreas Bönte, Bavarian Television’s Program Manager for Planning and Development.
The Hadassah Medical Center has provided Hadassah International with five new fundraising projects which will answer crucial needs at our hospitals. They are: the Blood Bank, Lithotripsy Unit, Radiotherapy Department, Renovation of the Pediatrics Department at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, and the Hadassah Stroke Center.