All posts tagged Hadassah Australia

Health can heal a community’s anguish

ISRAEL’S Ethiopian community has been thrust into the spotlight following the tragic death of a 19-year-old teenager on June 30. Solomon Teka of Haifa was shot by an off-duty policeman under controversial circumstances, writes Ron Finkel. 

Lewis launches Hadassah MS drive

Mark Lewis visited Melbourne (March 5) and Sydney (March 8) to explain to Australian audiences his extraordinary experience with a stem cell treatment trial for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at Hadassah Medical Centre in Jerusalem.

UK lawyer’s MS triumph

BRITISH multiple sclerosis sufferer Mark Lewis admits he does not generally believe in miracles, but after an astounding improvement in his condition from trial treatments at Hadassah hospital, he reflected: "Jerusalem is a good place for a miracle."

‘More to UN than Israel’

WORKING at the United Nations (UN) is "maddening", but it is also "truly amazing, wonderful and important" former High Court of Australia judge Michael Kirby said last week.

Trauma in the spotlight

AN Australian organisation has successfully staged the first international conference on trauma and mental health to be held in Israel, attracting 270 delegates from 16 countries.

Costello says views have changed

WORLD Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello has told The AJN he has changed his mind on several key issues about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict over the past decade.

Danby slams Hadassah, denies boycott call

People have told Hadassah they will not be attending its oration with Tim Costello next week in response to federal MP Michael Danby’s attack on the organisation for hosting the World Vision Australia CEO as a guest speaker.

Hadassah Australia defends Costello oration

Hadassah Australia has defended its decision to host an event featuring World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello as keynote speaker following allegations the organisation’s director in Gaza has been diverting funds to the military wing of Hamas.

Caring for kids with cancer

CARING for child cancer sufferers is challenging, but a calling Professor Michael Weintraub (pictured) of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem has devoted his career to.

Urgent appeal for child trauma services

HADASSAH Australia has launched an emergency appeal to aid the Hadassah Hospital’s Jerusalem Crisis Intervention Centre (JCIC), which treats Israeli youngsters traumatised by the latest wave of Palestinian terror attacks against random civilians.