Tuesday, 4 September 2012

ABC Wednesday, H for Hadassa Medical Centre



One of the last days of my visit in Israel, Dina took me to the Hadassah Medical Centre.
The Hadassah Medical Centre, outside Jerusalem, consists of a modern hospital, which has recently be extended, a couple of buildings for the various medical professions, belonging to the university, and a synagogue containting the famous Chagall windows. The students of this university are from different backgrounds and origins like Jewish, Arabic and others.
The garden and park around Hadassah Medical Centre are beautiful and show many modern objects of art.
The name Hadassah means Esther.

Wikipedia says:"The hospital was founded by Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, which continues to underwrite a large part of its budget today. The Medical Center ranks as the sixth-largest hospital complex in Israel.

In 2005, Hadassah was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in acknowledgment of its equal treatment of all patients, regardless of ethnic and religious differences, and efforts to build bridges to peace".


With thanks to Denise Nesbitt, who created ABC, and to Roger our new Captain..For more interesting ABC posts click on the logo in the sidebar . This week we are looking for words beginning with H.

20 comments:

Roger Owen Green said...

Certainly, everyone deserves quality medical treatment. A HOPEFUL place.
(Great intro for ABCW!)

photowannabe said...

Beautiful post.
I'm glad you had a chance to see it and even see the windows.
We all need a place of Hope and Healing.

Leslie: said...

There is a Hadassa group in Vancouver and every year they host a bazaar.

Leslie
abcw team

lotusleaf said...

Health and Hope for everyone.

The Weaver of Grass said...

I love the idea of building bridges to peace Wil - if only everyone could feel the same.

Dina said...

Shalom Wil.
As your slides show, there is a lot to see at Hadassah Ein Kerem campus.

Emille said...

Glad that you answered my question what Esther had to do with a hospital! As always very informative -thank you for sharing, Wil!

Carver said...

Great place to feature for H. Wonderful message about their goals.

Cloudia said...

nice shots, nice post, WIL



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Rajesh said...

Wonderful achievements. Thanks for sharing.

Gattina said...

Interesting post !
Gattina
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eJoops said...

Wow, such a historical hospital!

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J.Rye said...

Such informative H post.

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chubskulit said...

It's nice that they recognized such good services of the hospital.

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Hildred and Charles said...

What an uplifting experience to see those glorious windows, Wil.

Paula Scott said...

Hope. Health. Healing.

And, perhaps even some happiness.

☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Very nice entry for H day!
Yes, everyone deserves to be Equally treated in matters such as Health or Justice!
Thanks for sharing;o)

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MERYL JAFFE, PhD - parent, psychologist, teacher, author... said...

I love the way your photo shows the serenity of the place - with someone sitting outside...just sitting. Hadassah is a beautiful place, but I just don't like hospitals.... this makes it feel comfortable.

Kay said...

This hospital gives me a dash of hope and optimism.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Good to know it's there -- looks like a peaceful healing place.