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Did you Meet David "Dudi" Barashi?

David Barashi is one of Hadassah Hospital's "Dream Doctors", a clown in the medical program that has been in existance since September 2002.

David works with pediatric in-patient and intensive care units, outpatient clinics, acute-care waiting rooms, and in its physical therapy, bone marrow transplant, burns and pediatric AIDS units, reminding young patients that they are more than just their illness. Click to see a video about Dream Doctors.  

Check out the links from his visit to Chicago:

Click here to see a video about Dudi visit to Chicago




Who We Are

HADASSAH, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization, whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society. 

Founded in 1912, Hadassah retains the passion and timeless values of its founder, Henrietta Szold, Jewish scholar and activist, who was dedicated to Judaism, Zionism, and the American ideal. 

Committed to the centrality of Israel based on the renaissance of the Jewish people in its historic homeland, Hadassah promotes the unity of the Jewish people. In Israel, Hadassah initiates and supports pace-setting health care, education and youth institutions, and land development to meet the country's changing needs. 
In the United States, Hadassah enhances the quality of American and Jewish life through its education and Zionist youth programs, promotes health awareness, and provides personal enrichment and growth for its members.