Mr. Barkat with Mrs. Kitty Dukakis, wife of former Massachusetts governor and U.S. presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.
Mr. Barkat with Mr. Kevin Tabb, President and Chief Executive Officer Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (and a graduate of Hadassah Medical school)
Aimee Falchuk, Nancy Brady (Tom Brady's sister), Mayor Barkat, Kim Barnish.
Last Thursday, Hadassah New England held a reception in honor of Mr. Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, who visited Boston for a private tour last week.
Mayor Barkat briefed the region on the most current issues facing Jerusalem and his vision for the future of the historic city.
Regarding the situation in Israel, Mr. Barkat said, "Israel leverages the pioneered research and development done in the country, to build up groundbreaking technology that on one hand enhances the well-being of its citizens, and of the world's, in terms of medicine, communication, and education and on the other hand utilizes this state-of-the-art technology to better defend the Israeli population, while pin-pointing its enemies with minimum casualties to their civilians."