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4-Aug-2009
Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked had the opportunity to hear a presentation by HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan at a meeting of the “Club of Rome,” an organization of politicians and business people, where the Prince’s topic was a proposal to produce solar energy in the desert. “All my country has is dessert, sun, and human power,” the Prince said, and his plan is to send this solar energy via pipelines to Europe. Prince Hassan is the recipient of the Club’s 2008 Abraham Geiger Award, honoring his role as a voice for global sustainability, reconciliation, and interreligious understanding.
4-Aug-2009
The Austro-Israel society, in which Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked is Secretary General, hosted Israel’s Ambassador HE Dan Ashbel for a presentation on Israel’s 61 years of existence and expectations. HE Ashbel, chosen by the Austrian public as “Communicator of the Year,” elucidated the difficulties Israel has faced throughout its history.
4-Aug-2009
Hadassah United Kingdom hosted the newly elected Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Naomi Tsur, on June 19, when she made a special stop in London to speak to Hadassah supporters about her plans to achieve sustainable growth for Jerusalem through economic viability for all. Calling Hadassah “a catalyst for tolerance and understanding in Jerusalem and the entire country,” she went on to suggest that Hadassah is proving a huge asset in the city’s advancement.
4-Aug-2009
Hadassah Germany hosted a gala in the Jewish Museum of Munich, in coordination with the charity, Initiative Do It e.V., highlighting the important role the Hadassah Medical Center plays for the people of Jerusalem and worldwide. During the gala, held under the patronage of the Bavarian Minister of State for Science Research and Art, Hadassah was honored with an award for promoting peace from Initiative Do It and a donation of 20,000 euros from the Eagles charity Golf Club, e.V.
4-Aug-2009
Hannah Shabathai, Vice President-Geneva for Hadassah Switzerland, was honored for her 39 years of service with the World Health Organization (WHO) upon retiring last month.
4-Aug-2009
Hadassah Mexico, following a successful seminar on First Aid, decided to offer First Aid Kits to donors who contribute 1,000 pesos toward the renovation of the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
4-Aug-2009
Three generations of the Strage family from the United Kingdom and the United States commemorated Alberta and Henry Strage’s 50th wedding anniversary with a summer trip to Israel and a gift to the Hadassah Medical Center’s Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center.
4-Aug-2009
Hadassah France sponsored a concert this past June featuring the renowned Indian dancer/composer, Raghunath Manet, at the Salle Gaveau in Paris. Opening the evening with a talk about the Hadassah Medical Center, Hadassah France President Dr. Sydney Ohana brought Hadassah into the consciousness of the 700 people who attended.
4-Aug-2009
Celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Mijael Dachner with a trip to Israel, the Marcushamer/Dachner family from Monterey, Mexico chose to mark the occasion with a gift to the Hadassah Medical Center to help children with cancer.
4-Aug-2009
Happy to be transmitting the legacy of her love for Hadassah to her grandchildren, Berta Bekhor brought her family to see the Hadassah Medical Center this past July.