On June 6, Hadassah France hosted an evening of jazz and a cocktail reception at the beautiful residence of the Ambassador of Israel in France, His Excellency, Mr. Yossi Gal. The 140 attendees were treated to an evening with comedian and sponsor of Hadassah France, Michel Leeb, and two musicians who played great jazz classics. With his inimitable talent, Mr. Leeb had the audience laughing all evening.
For the second consecutive year, the Domaine de Chantilly Polo Club chose Hadassah France to be the recipient of its annual Charity Cup. All proceeds from the day were donated to Hadassah France.
The Nutrition and Diet Clinic of Hadassah Hospital- Mount Scopus is hosting a new self-help group for children who suffer from obesity and their parents.
Dozens of laptops, videos, and CDs were donated to the Hadassah Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics for use by hospitalized children.
The second annual Research Conference in memory of Dr. Ido Yatziv, former Director of Hadassah’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), highlighted studies conducted by residents, nurses and paramedical staff.
For the first time in Israel, two toothless children, ages five and six, were given the ability to talk, chew solid food, and smile again, thanks to dental implants they received from multidisciplinary health professionals at the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine.
On Sunday, June 2, Hadassah United Kingdom and Young Hadassah UK took an open-topped bus float to be part of the UK community’s “Closer to Israel” Parade to celebrate Israel’s 65th Anniversary.
Hadassah International, in partnership with Forbes, Christie's Auction House, and the Israel Embassy in Russia, launched its first Russian fundraising event at the new Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow on Thursday evening, June sixth.
Hadassah International is pleased to announce that Board Member Moishe Sandler of Monterrey, Mexico, has been elected President, effective September 1.
Dr. Avigdor Kaplan, PhD, who steered Clalit, Israel’s largest health fund, from deficit to financial solvency, began his tenure as Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) on June 1.