For his support during United States President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Israel, Prof. Avi Rivkind, Director of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Trauma Unit, received a certificate of appreciation from the White House.
Flashback to 2002 and 2003: During this tumultuous time for the State of Israel, Professor Ben Sachs from Harvard Medical School coordinated Medical Missions to HMO with Hadassah and the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston (CJP) to express their solidarity with our doctors and learn about how trauma medicine was being practiced at our hospitals.
A delegation of African-American community leaders from southeastern United States tour Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem
When Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked decided to donate a Cartier watch that she no longer wore for auction and give the proceeds to the Hadassah Medical Center, it occurred to her shortly thereafter that she might also be able to donate for auction some works of art that her husband’s patients had created a number of years ago.
A delegation of leaders of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, headed by their President, Dr. Carroll A. Baltimore Sr., recently visited Hadassah Hospital-Mt. Scopus.
Hadassah Medical Center Chief Engineer Beli Deutsch, while exploring natural tracks in Nepal, arranged a celebration of Hadassah’s 100th anniversary on the Laurebina Pass some 15,300 feet above sea level. "I was very sorry I missed the Hadassah Centennial Celebration in Jerusalem," he says, "so I arranged a celebration for myself!”
Nehema Greniman Bauch, 30, a member of Hadassah International, was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel.
While living and studying in Italy, she found herself “looking for a way to connect to the Jewish community and a friend told me about Young Hadassah International."
With an inaugural event, hosted by Hadassah International, Christie’s Fine Auction House, and the Israeli Embassy at the Moscow residence of HE Dorit Golender, Israel’s Ambassador to Russia, a multi-layered partnership between Russia and Hadassah was launched.
Karine Israel, the new head of Hadassah Paris, joined her mother, Michelle Israel, the former head of Hadassah Paris, in Jerusalem last week to celebrate Hadassah's 100-year anniversary.
Clarise Dabah, of Mexico City, Mexico, joined with over 2,000 women and men from around the world to celebrate Hadassah’s Centennial anniversary in Jerusalem. The president of Hadassah Mexico “…was most excited to be here at Hadassah’s 100th anniversary; I have waited a year to be able to celebrate this momentous occasion.”