Connecting the Australian community to innovative research, treatment and healing at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, to promote a world of better health and humanity

Ways to fundraise

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Achotenu: Ethiopian nurse training scholarships

The Achotenu scholarship program plays a vital role in ensuring the future of the nursing profession in Israel. Achotenu facilitates the training of nurses from underprivileged Ethiopian communities ensuring ethnic and cultural representation in the field of nursing.

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Author: Jarred Sibel

Trauma and Crisis Intervention

The Jerusalem Crisis Intervention Center (JCIC) is saving young lives in a city with the highest rate of youth trauma in Jerusalem, where many of the young clients who come to the JCIC have a time-critical need.

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Our impact

$2,430

The weekly cost for medical clowns to work 54 hours at Hadassah

1,000,000

people provided with hospital care every year

11,000

young people seen and referred to The Jerusalem Crisis Intervention Center each year

News

  • Helping Ethiopian Israeli Find Careers in Nursing

    With Ethiopian Israelis typically scoring 25 percent lower than the general Jewish population, Israel’s psychometric test is an impassable barrier for the majority of the youth of this community of 135,000. Only 11 percent of 22- to 35-year-old Ethiopian Israelis have an undergraduate degree, compared with 42 percent of all Israeli Jews of the same age. Read more

  • 2nd International Mental Health and Trauma Conference

    Hadassah Australia will host the 2nd International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health 6 – 8 September, 2020. The 2017 inaugural conference, the first of its type, was hailed an outstanding success. Attracting many of the world’s leading mental health practitioners and researchers to Israel, it also resulted in the sharing of important information on issues around trauma, mental health and PTSD. The 2020 conference theme is "The Impacts of Trauma and Adversity: Challenged and Innovations" Read more