The 2016 Oration
Hadassah Australia supports the wonderful work of Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem including the following projects and programs.
The Jerusalem Crisis Intervention Center is the first port of call for children and adolescents suffering from extreme anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hadassah Australia initiated a groundbreaking community pediatric program in Israel. It works to improve children’s health across the country.
Hadassah Hospital introduced medical clowns to Israel. They are empowering patients and staff in a ‘medical revolution with a happy face’.
Project Rozana is an Australian-inspired, multi-faith initiative that is building bridges to peace between Israel and her neighbours.
WHO WE ARE
Hadassah Australia supports and raises funds for Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. Born at the turn of last century, our DNA is embedded in every aspect of life in Israel and the lives of people well beyond Israel’s borders.
There is always something happening at Hadassah Australia.
Hadassah Oration & Tikkun Olam Award
2 November 2016, 8.00pm.
Hadassah Australia will host its Oration at Glen Eira Town Hall, Caulfield North, with guest speaker, Rev. Tim Costello AO speaking on ‘Charity in a Time of Terror – from Gaza to Nauru: My World Vision’.
International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health
Jerusalem, 21-23 May 2017
Leading experts in trauma and mental health will convene in Jerusalem for the first international conference of its kind initiated by Hadassah Australia.
In a typical week, medical clowns work 54 hours at Hadassah costing $2,430
500 children are treated each week at Hadassah’s PICU.
Five of the 19 floors of the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower at Ein Kerem are underground.
Critically-ill children from Gaza and the West Bank receive life-saving treatment at Hadassah.
“2016 has been an incredible year for Hadassah Australia. From receiving endorsement from the Australian Taxation Office of DGR-1 status (full tax-deductibility) and our emerging collaboration with the Starlight’s Children Foundation, we are excited to continue on our journey to make a difference in both Israel and Australia.”Ron Finkel
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