Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer invites members of the media to attend its annual Gala in Beverly Hills on Sunday, November 3rd honoring U.S. Ambassador Jamie D. McCourt for her humanitarian efforts and Ruth and Michel Steinberger for their 30 years of service to Friends of Sheba Medical Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer and gala chairs Patti and Steve Soboroff and Shoshana and Parham Zar invite members of the media to attend Friends of Sheba Medical Center’s Annual Gala on Sunday, November 3rd at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. 800 guests are expected to be in attendance to celebrate Sheba Medical Center as one of the top 10 hospitals in the world, ranked by Newsweek.
Dr. Talia Golan, Medical Director of Sheba’s Pancreatic Cancer Program, will serve as the gala’s keynote speaker. Her talk will focus on her breakthrough pancreatic cancer treatment that made international news this summer. Dr. Golan was recently named one of the 50 most influential women in Israel by Forbes Israel.
Yoav Hadas, a patient in Dr. Golan’s pancreatic cancer clinical trial who is now in full remission, will also be in attendance. To learn more about Yoav’s incredible story, please click here.
In addition, the gala will honor Ambassador Jamie D. McCourt for her continued support of Israel and the Jewish community, Ruth and Michel Steinberger for their thirty years of commitment to Sheba Medical Center, and Mimi Paley and Evan Paley as committed members of Sheba 2.0.
“We chose the theme ‘Humanity Heals Humanity’ because Sheba Medical Center in Israel will do everything in its power, at all times, to provide healing and peace for anyone in the world, no matter their color or creed,” said Friends of Sheba Medical Center Executive Director Molly Soboroff. “It is a call to action, to continue to build bridges to peace through medicine and to provide humanitarian aid to those in need worldwide.”
Sheba Medical Center was recently recognized by Newsweek Magazine as one of the top ten hospitals in the world.
WHO: Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer
WHAT: Friends of Sheba Medical Center Annual Gala
- U.S. Ambassador Jamie D. McCourt, 2019 Chaim Sheba Humanitarian Award
- Ruth and Michael Steinberger, 2019 Mordechai Shani Lifetime Achievement Award
- Mimi Paley and Evan Paley, 2019 Laurel of Leadership Award
- Dr. Talia Golan, Medical Director of Sheba’s Pancreatic Cancer Program
- Yoav Hadas, patient of Dr. Golan’s
- Patti and Steve Soboroff
- Shoshana and Parham Zar
Gala Honorary Chairs:
- Lily and Yigal Saad
WHEN: Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 5:00PM
WHERE: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212
R.S.V.P.: Press is invited to register in advance with Jodie Singer at [email protected] or 202-597-5477.
For additional information regarding this event, please contact Molly Soboroff, Friends of Sheba Executive Director, at 310-838-0704 or [email protected].
About Friends of Sheba Medical Center
Friends of Sheba Medical Center is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer in Israel. Friends of Sheba Medical Center is dedicated to raising awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center’s compassionate clinical care, cutting-edge research and comprehensive educational training. To learn more, please visit: http://www.friendsofsheba.com
About Sheba Medical Center
Born together with Israel in 1948, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East. Sheba is the only medical center in Israel that combines an acute care hospital and a rehabilitation hospital on one campus, and it is at the forefront of medical treatments, patient care, research and education. As a university teaching hospital affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, it welcomes people from all over the world indiscriminately. In 2019, Newsweek magazine named Sheba one of the top ten hospitals in the world. For more information, visit: eng.sheba.co.il.
It is a call to action, to continue to build bridges to peace through medicine and to provide humanitarian aid to those in need worldwide.