As bicycle riding becomes an increasingly popular sport in Israel, there is an increasing danger of accidents and injuries. To enhance safety awareness and to educate the population, The Institute of Physical Therapy at Rabin Medical Center held a special exhibition on safe riding at the large mall located right across the street from the hospital. At this popular shopping center, especially busy before the Rosh Hashanah holiday, the staff of the Institute set up a special booth where they demonstrated safety rules for bicycling and handed out information pamphlets on "Healthy behavior on the roads." Many shoppers showed great interest in the exhibition and were happy to receive some important lifesaving tips. Rabin Medical Center firmly believes in the importance of educating the community toward a healthier, safer environment and lifestyle.
Current scholarship recipient, Maria Portnoy, demonstrates the enormous impact of your generosity over the years. Born in Ukraine, Maria immigrated to Israel with her family at age six. She majored in robotics during high school and is now in her second year at the Dina Nursing School.
Seventy year-old Gershon Gefen was not thinking about a trans-Atlantic flight to the United States when in mid-2008, doctors in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department of Rabin Medical Center, transplanted Heart Mate II, a permanent left ventricle assist device.
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST
It isn't an "old wives' tale" that carrying a male fetus is more "troublesome" than carrying a female fetus, according to research encompassing over 66,000 women who gave birth at the Rabin Medical Center (RMC) in Petah Tikva between 1995 and 2006.