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Love of Israel and Pride

November 1, 2005
Over five hundred and forty eminent american friends and patrons of Rabin Medical Center gathered at the Pierre Hotel on October 30, 2005 to show their solidarity with the State of Israel and to acknowledge the outstanding accomplishments of Rabin Medical Center.


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Profile of Dr. Phillip & Mrs. Patricia Frost

November 1, 2005
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center was pleased to honor Dr. Phillip and Mrs. Patricia Frost at its 2005 New York Gala Dinner.


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Behind the Stethoscope: Professor Bernardo Alex Vidne

October 31, 2005
Professor Bernardo Vidne, Chairman and Director of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Rabin Medical Center and top cardiac surgeon in Israel today, did not follow the mold of those students who were destined to become physicians.


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Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Visits Rabin Medical Center

October 28, 2005
Only one day after he became Israel's Minister of Finance in October 2005, Ehud Olmert, the now interim Prime Minister, visited Rabin Medical Center.


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Mayor Rudolph Giuliani Visits Rabin Medical Center

October 28, 2005
In Israel for only two days in October 2005, the former Mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, found time to visit Rabin Medical Center's Davidoff Center, the largest and most prestigious center for the treatment and research of cancer in the Middle East, and fulfilled the promise he made at the 2004 NY gala dinner to visit Israel.


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Cancer Survivor Fights Back

September 15, 2005
For Mira Tako, the Davidoff Center was truly a lifesaver.


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Still Cooking at 109

September 5, 2005
It's never too late to improve your vision. A 109-year-old woman, one of the oldest living women in Israel, decided she wanted to improve her vision.


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Glue Is In

September 1, 2005
Stitches are out. Glue is in.


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Top This

September 1, 2005
Rabin Medical Center set a record for organ transplants in Israel when in a recent 24-hour period, six transplants were performed, including one heart, two lungs, one liver and two kidneys, thus saving the lives of six patients.


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Beating Colon Cancer

September 1, 2005
Prof. Yaron Niv, Director of the Institute of Gastroenterology at Rabin Medical Center, along with his colleague and friend, Dr. C. Richard Boland, Chief of gastroenterology at Baylor University, have identified a virus that exists in 90 percent of colon cancer cases in Israel.


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New Genes Are Here

September 1, 2005
Gene transfer to the heart is no longer a script for science fiction.


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No Controversy Here

September 1, 2005
While controversy exists in the USA concerning research with embryonic stem cells, everyone agrees that using adult stem cells are appropriate and efficacious.


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Pinchas Cohen Appointed As New Chairman of Israeli Friends of Rabin Medical Center

September 1, 2005
The Executive Board of the Israel Friends of Rabin Medical Center (IFRMC) in Israel announces the appointment of Pinchas (Pini) Cohen as its new Chairman.


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New Frontiers

September 1, 2005
The director of the Department of Organ Transplantation at Rabin Medical Center, Professor Eytan Mor, recently visited New York City and spoke to American Friends of Rabin Medical Center supporters of the pioneering work in organ transplantation.


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Boy From the Bronx Makes Good in Real Estate World

August 15, 2005
Stephen Siegel is jealous of Bill Gates.


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While My Guitar Gently Weeps

August 15, 2005
A picture of three handsome, young soldiers smiling and embracing hangs framed in front of the bed in full view of Sergeant Itamar Solomon who just three weeks ago was admitted to Beilinson Hospital at the Rabin Medical Center.


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Don't Miss the Gala Dinner of the Year!

August 1, 2005
Join Larry King and Middle East Presidential Envoy Ambassador Dennis Ross to commemorate Yitzhak Rabin's life and legacy.


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Behind the Stethoscope: Liver Specialist Prof. Ran Tur-Kaspa

July 9, 2005
A third generation Israeli, Prof. Ran Tur-Kaspa makes his home at Rabin Medical Center as head of Medicine D and the Liver Institute.


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Nava Barak's Message of Hope

June 29, 2005
AFRMC hosted Nava Barak from Israel for a series of successful events on behalf of the hospital.


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Reunited and It Feels So Good

June 1, 2005
A hospital is not just for healing. Sometimes, it is a place to get reacquainted with long lost friends.


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Middle East’s First Comprehensive Cancer Center Opens

May 15, 2005
As hundreds of white and blue balloons were released into the sky, the first cancer patients walked through the doors of the Davidoff Center on that beautiful Sunday of May 8, 2005.


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On a Journey From the Heart

May 1, 2005
For some people, Passover vacation is a time for picnics, traveling and visiting friends and family. Yet for others, it is the perfect time to do a mitzvah.


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Heart of a Champion

May 1, 2005
If seventeen years ago, anyone told Benny Savitch that he would win a gold medal in swimming at the age of 60, he would not have believed it.


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Israeli Ambassador Tells Florida Gathering: VIsit and Support Israel

March 1, 2005
Dr. Robert Bregman and Helen Franco organized the AFRMC Florida chapter to sponsor a community forum in Boca Raton, Florida, with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon as keynote speaker on February 24, 2005.


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