The American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) organization mourns the passing of our friend and supporter Marvin Hamlisch, world-renowned composer, conductor, and performer.
Mr. Hamlisch, a distinguished contemporary music figure, was well known for his musical compositions of such shows as A Chorus Line, They're Playing Our Song, The Goodbye Girl, Sweet Smell of Success, and numerous other productions. Hamlisch has been awarded for his groundbreaking work, including three Academy Awards, four Emmy Awards, four Grammy Awards, a Tony Award, three Golden Globe awards, and a Pulitzer Prize.
In addition to his musical contributions, Mr. Hamlisch was a proud supporter of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Throughout the years, Martin had attended many of AFRMC's Annual Galas and in 2006, graced the stage with a memorable performance for over 750 gala attendees.
Mr. Hamlisch passed away on August 6, 2012 and will be deeply missed. American Friends of Rabin Medical Center sends its condolences to his family and loved ones. Marvin Hamlisch will always be remembered for his talents and his musical legacy will continue for generations to come.
AFRMC mourns the passing of Alfred Mann and extends its sincere condolences to his wife Claude and the entire the Mann family. Alfred was a great American, an outstanding inventor of medical devices and a kind-hearted friend of AFRMC, together with his wife, Claude.
Dr. Dror Dicker, Director of the Department of Medicine D and head of the Clinic for Obesity and Hypertension at Israel's Rabin Medical Center, has been appointed Chairman of the Israel Association of Internal Medicine.
For the last 36 days I have been on active duty, serving in a reserve infantry battalion under an "extra active service" order, as part of "Operation Protective Edge" and Israel's war in Gaza against Hamas.