Sunday, February 21, 2021

A Celebration of Hope and Healing

Thank you to the sponsors and supporters who joined us for Hadassah’s first-ever global, virtual benefit to celebrate Hadassah Hospitals! Your generosity will help support the doctors, nurses and researchers who make Hadassah’s lifesaving work around the world possible.

Our benefit was an unforgettable event with heartwarming stories from patients and doctors, comedic moments from celebrity guests, and toe-tapping music from the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and other musical stars!


If you were unable to join us on February 21, you can watch a recording of this extraordinary event for a $180 fee. The link to view the recorded event will expire on March 26, so take advantage of this special opportunity today!

Preview the trailer or click "Rent $180" in the top right corner below.

Look Who Joined Us!

Thank you to our generous sponsors

Your support enables specialized patient care, innovative treatments and medical research that save lives every day.

VIP Platinum Host ($200,000)

Olga Khafif and José Sasson

VIP Host ($100,000)

Anonymous (2)

Bert E. Brodsky, Founder and Chairman, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Eve Gordon, Orinda, CA

Lonye and Stephen Rasch, Short Hills, NJ

Lilian and Luis Stuhlberger, Brazil

VIP Co-Host ($50,000)


VIP Sponsor ($36,000)

Anonymous (2)
Stella Alouan, Brazil
Robert Dorfman, Hong Kong
Exitus Credit, Mexico
Frances and Gary Feldman, Boston, MA
Teresa Frankenberg, East Meadow, NY
Gicsa, Mexico
Judy and Rich Goldman, Boston, MA
Rafael Hop, Mexico
Shelley and Sheldon Kaplan, Ocean, NJ
Velva and Fred Levine, Houston, TX
Patricia and Lionel Levinson, St. Petersburg, FL
Offit Capital, New York, NY
Carol Parris
The Lillian & Leon Ramo Family Foundation and The Martin & Gloria Trotsky Family Foundation
Bosque Real, Mexico
Meny Samra, Mexico
Laura and Dr. Michael Schiff, Greenwood Village, CO
Miguel Schwarz, Mexico
Moises Senado, Mexico
Elias Sidauy, Mexico
Enrique Vainer, Mexico
Laurie and Lon Werner, Fort Worth, TX
Erika and Kenneth Witover, Syosset, NY
Alberto Cain Yermia, Mexico
Rafael and Vivian Zaga and children, Mexico
David and Rony Zetoune, Mexico
Isaac and Miri Zonana, Mexico

Leader ($20,000)


Champion ($18,000)

Sandra Chass Goldsmith, Metairie, LA
Marcos Lederman, Brazil

Researcher ($10,000)

Sara and Leonard Aronson, Waban, MA
Salómon Cherem, Brazil
Ruth and Arthur Maron, Boca Raton, FL
Minette Salzman, Teaneck, NJ

Innovator ($6,000)

Pryor Cashman LLP, New York, NY

Visionary ($5,000)

Anonymous (2)
Aslan Cohen
David Kababie, Mexico
Estelle and Michael Rabinowitz

Patron ($3,600)

Robert Beren, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
S. Horowitz and Co., Tel Aviv, Israel
Rory McEvoy and Elizabeth Alcalde of Akerman LLP
Talia and Peter Melnick, Montecito, CA
Frieda and Alex Rosenberg, Merrick, NY
Debbie and Paul Rudoy, Pittsburgh, PA
Marcos Shabbot
Dr. James and Joanne Smith, St. Paul, MN

Benefactor ($2,500)

Betty Dyer, Marblehead, MA
Janice Weinman Shorenstein, New York, NY
Raquel Zeitune, Mexico

Supporter ($1,000)

Elías y Rossi Aspani, Mexico
Susan Berk, Phoenix, AZ
David and Raquel Btesh, Panama
Dorothy Bucksbaum, Boca Raton, FL
Joan Chernoff-Epstein, Birmingham, MI
Ilan Ezkenazy Saed, Mexico
Felicia Falchuk, Auburndale, MA
Sheila Glass, Boynton Beach, FL
Lisa Hadar, Woodbury, NY
Raquel Libman, Miami, FL
Valerie and Arnie Lowenstein, Chestnut Hill, MA
Suzanne Priebatsch, Boston, MA
Romy & Micky Saks, Zurich, Switzerland
Sandra Schiff, Denver, CO
Roma Wittcoff, Phoenix, AZ

Partner ($500)

Diane Kaminsky, Bellaire, TX
Nathan Preciado, Mexico

Friend ($360)

Beth Aaronson, Lynnfield, MA
Sara Mason Ader, Hingham, MA
Chris & Robert Adler, Corpus Christi, TX
Liz Alpert, Oakland, CA
Linda Altman, Merrick, NY
Esther Añadí, Mexico
Gail Black, West Caldwell, NJ
Laurie Bernstein, Boca Raton, FL
Rhoda Bernstein, Fort Worth, TX
Donna Blankinship, Bellevue, WA
Linda Freedman Block, Houston, TX
Nancy Bluth, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Stephanie Bonder, West Caldwell, NJ
Aileen Bormel, Owings Mills, MD
Kathryne Brafman, Banner Elk, NC
Dr. Edward and Margie Cahn, Los Gatos, CA
Jaclyn Cohen, Lutherville, MD
Michelle Conwisar, Calabasas, CA
Lisa Davidson, Winter Garden, FL
Janet Deixler, Schenectady, NY
Madelyn Donoff, Chestnut Hill, MA
Jannis Eisbart, Skokie, IL
Lisa Ellenzweig, Brookline, MA
Kenneth R. and Sherri Ades Falchuk, Chestnut Hill, MA
Marilyn Farber
Beth Farkas, Great Neck, NY
Rena Feuerstein, Monterey, CA
Shari Fox, Greenwood Village, CO
Brigitte Frankel, Santa Ana, CA
Constance & Alan Freeman, Stamford  , CT
Ruth Ann Freedman, Highland Park, IL
Rena Friedman, Scottsdale, AZ
Lynn Gold-Benjamin, Lafayette Hill, PA
Leslie Gonzalez, Newton Highlands, MA
Carol Goodman Kaufman, Worcester, MA
Dianne Gottlieb, Coral Gables, FL
Joan Gould, Greensboro, NC
Barbara Grossman, Hillsdale, NJ
Rae Gurewitsch, New York, NY
Hadassah Greater Southwest Region
Gail Hammerman, Brooklyn, NY
Michelle Hubertus, Short Hills, NJ
Diane Issenberg, North Miami Beach, FL
Jane Karlin, New York, NY
Ann Karty, Overland Park, KS
Kathryn Kerstein, Burlington, MA
Shirley Kesselman, Somers, NY
Debbie Kessler, Studio City, CA
Eugene Kilanowski, San Diego, CA

Sally Kleinman, Westport, CT
Sandi Klingman, Sarasota, FL
Rebecca Krasnegor, Reston, VA
Whyllis Lemmer, Aventura, FL
Virginia Liebowitz, New York, NY
Bonnie Lipton, Highland Park, IL
Robin Littman, Houston, TX
Judith Mann, Sunny Isles Beach, FL
Dale Marcus, Englewood, CO
Ellen Masters, Pittsfield, MA
Debra Mazon, Emerson, NJ
Lauri Meizler, Boston, MA
Debra and Moshe Meppen, Encino, CA
Luba Milbauer, Miami, FL
Vickie Moskowitz, Huntington, NY
Jack Olshansky, Palm Desert, CA
Marcie Natan, New York, NY
Lois and Marshall Passman, Fort Belvoir, VA
Nanci Patchen, Los Angeles, CA
Sue Polansky, Longmeadow, MA
Joy Pollock, Jenkintown, PA
Carol Z. Raff, Parkland, FL
Joyce Rabin, Summerville, SC
Annette Rau, Atlanta, GA
Fran and Art Reiner, Palm Beach, FL
Suzanne Robins, Westborough, MA
Karen Rose, Short Hills, NJ
Marcie Rosen, Bellaire, TX
Freda Rosenfeld, Brooklyn, NY
Tamar Sadeh, Purchase, NY
Jill Sapperstein, Baltimore, MD
Rhonda Saunders, Andover, MA
Mindy Schifberg, Eugene, OR
Rachel Schonberger, Decatur, GA
Ilene Schneider, Potomac, MD
Carol Ann Schwartz, Cincinnati, OH
Betty Shapiro, Dedham, MA
JoAnne Shapiro, Setauket, NY
Minna Seitelman, New York, NY
Sharon and Lee Sisselsky, Longwood, FL
Barbara Slivnick, Wilmette, IL
Sandra Smith, Houston, TX
Amy Solomon, Schwenksville, PA
Cheryl Sperber, Great Neck, NY
Jane Strom, Tampa, FL
Lisa Tenzer, Northbrook, IL
Rosa Troice
Georgene Winick, Woodmere, NY
Evelyn Yarmeisch, Plainview, NY
Sheryl Zeligson, New York, NY

About Hadassah hospitals

As global leaders in medical care, treatments and research, Hadassah Hospitals serve more than one million patients a year regardless of religion, race or nationality. Whether facing a global health crisis or researching a cure for cancer, our medical teams save lives and give hope every day.

Sign up now for our global benefit and help advance Hadassah’s lifesaving work in Israel, the US and around the world. Can’t make it? You can still show your support by making a donation on our event registration page.