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5-Aug-2009
A program sponsored by the Hadassah Medical Center in coordination with the Jerusalem Municipality and the Legacy Heritage Fund reaches out to woman in the economically challenged Katamonim neighborhood of Jerusalem, providing them with exercise, Hebrew classes, arts and crafts, and socialization.
5-Aug-2009
Over 50 young adults braved the intermittent rain to walk through the Amsterdam Forest, raising 2,500 euro for the Hadassah Medical Organization’s Center for Individualized Medicine.
5-Aug-2009
Liz Bazini, Chair, Young Hadassah International Summer 2009 Dear Colleagues, In June, I had a chance to visit Hadassah Hospital’s two campuses on Mount Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Although of course I heard many times about the cutting-edge care and research, to see the high level of innovation within the hospital was an amazing personal experience and made the greatest impression on me.
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.