While visiting the Hadassah Medical Center’s Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center a year ago, Ed and Ruth Levinson of Orinda, California, noticed that the train was not working. This observation began a long-term relationship between Mr. Levinson, an attorney and model train aficionado, and Hadassah’s toy locomotive.
Inducing the replication of heart cells, scientists in the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Hadassah Medical Center Heart Institute took atrial appendages (muscular pouches of the atrium wall) from mice and rats and successfully grew stem cells in large quantities.
Hadassah United Kingdom’s trustees were delighted to welcome Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat to London on March 23 to share his vision for Jerusalem’s future with UK supporters. The Mayor noted that Hadassah sits squarely in the center of that vision.
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“Putting hard hats on, seeing the 14-story Sarah Westman DavidsonTower rising before our very eyes, realizing the sheer size of this enormous undertaking was truly mind-boggling and inspirational,” relates Tamar Davis, Hadassah International Director of Operations, upon her return from a February visit to the Hadassah Medical Center.
Young Hadassah United Kingdom continued its buzz of energy by hosting a second exciting fundraiser on the heels of its first cocktail party in support of the Hadassah Medical Organization.
Young Hadassah Holland kicked off 2010 with a mailing to its supporters, generating over 10,000 euros for the new Young Hadassah International fundraising project: renovation of the Pediatrics Department at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus.
During a chilly day in January, Hadassah Germany's Munich Committee gathered in the Pedestrian Zone to sell German “Thueringer” hot-dog specialties, raising 6,000 euros in 3 days for the Hadassah Medical Center!