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The Jewish Agency Resolution

Solidarity with Dr. Yoram Blachar, President of World Medical Association

July 2, 2009

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The Jewish Agency Resolution
Solidarity with Dr. Yoram Blachar, President of World Medical Association
Sponsored by Hadassah, the Women?s Zionist Organization of America

Whereas a fringe group of 700 physicians belonging to the World Medical Association (WMA) have recently called for Israeli WMA President Yoram Blachar?s resignation, alleging that Dr. Blachar has ignored that Israeli physicians have participated in the torture of Palestinians;

Whereas Israeli physicians uphold the highest standards of medical practice and ethics and Israeli hospitals unfailingly offer equal care to all patients regardless of race, religion or political belief;

Whereas the call for Dr. Blachar?s resignation and totally unfounded allegations by the 700 physicians affiliated with the WMA represent yet another attempt to politicize the medical advocacy organization;

Whereas science and medicine should transcend any political or geographic borders;

Be it resolved that the Jewish Agency denies and refutes these slanderous allegations and stands in solidarity with Dr. Blachar, the Israel Medical Association and the WMA as it boldly resists these claims and continues on with its mission to promote valuable medical collaboration and the highest ethical standards.

Click here to sign the petition. (http://www.petition.fm/petitions/ima)

Date: 7/7/2009 12:00:00 AM

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