The Sixth Annual Cheryl Diamond NYC 5k Schlep Run / Walk in Battery Park on June 5, 2016 highlighted the BRCA Gene Multidisciplinary Clinic, serving women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The race also funds research for cancer cures at Rabin Medical Center’s Davidoff Cancer Center in Israel, a world-class facility for the treatment and prevention of cancer.
The event was co-sponsored by American Self Storage, JCRC-NY, Israeli-American Council, the Celebrate Israel Day Parade, Central Synagogue, Congregation Emanu-El NYC, El Al Airlines, Congregation Ohab Zedek, Consulate General of Israel in NY, 14th Street Y, JLL, IDB Bank, NYU Bronfman Center, Shiboleth, Shleppers Moving & Storage, StorageBlue, and Tamid. AFRMC thanks all teams, runners, walkers, sponsors, donors, and NBA champion, Richard “Rip” Hamilton.
A special interfaith mission to Israel, of Jews and Christians from New Jersey and across the USA, was launched in November 2006 under the leadership of Mr. William Sutter, head of Friends of Israel and Alan Respler, head of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey.
AFRMC board member Bilha Fish, M.D., is the president of the newly-created American Physician Friends of Rabin Medical Center, an exciting partnership between American doctors and Israel's Rabin Medical Center.