Opening of the Jewish Medical Center
On February 19, 2017, a grand office of the JMC Jewish Medical Center , a modern, multifunctional medical service clinic, was opened in a solemn setting at the Menorah Center . Members of the Board of Trustees, leaders and activists of the Jewish revival, distinguished guests from around the world, patrons and philanthropists were invited to the grand opening.
Cut the red ribbon at the main entrance to the spacious two-storey center were invited: Chief Rabbi of the Dnieper and the region Shmuel Kaminetsky ; President of the International Charitable Foundation "Solidarity" Alexander Petrovsky ; member of the Board of Trustees of the community, Gennady Soroka ; Betsy Hecker, vozhlavlyayuschaya Committee for Implementation "Kehyla-Project" in the community Bolshoi Boston (Betsy Hecker, Chair of DKP Committee ), and Jonah Leyfer, representative of "Joint" as of Eastern Ukraine. The chief rabbi of the Dnieper and the region, Shmuel Kaminetsky, attached the mezuzu at the main entrance to the Medical Center.
Then, in the hall of the Medical Center, a ceremony of unveiling commemorative plaques was held with gratitude to the patrons, thanks to which donations this clinic was able to appear. The plaque in honor of Combined Jewish Philanthropies was opened by Betsy Hecker and Barabara Geffen , Executive Director of Barbara Gaffin, Director of CJP - DKP Program. Alexander Vladimirovich Petrovsky and Gennady Borisovich Soroka opened the boards dedicated to them as major patrons who made a huge contribution to the opening of this clinic; Joni Leifer opened a board dedicated to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Joint; and the manager of the affairs of the Jewish community, Alexander Friedkis, a plaque in honor of the Jewish community of the Dnieper. This part of the ceremony concluded with the opening of the board in honor of Robert and Doris Gordon , great friends of the Jewish community who have greatly assisted in the establishment of this clinic and many other community programs. Betsy Hacker and Barabara Geffen were invited to open the plaque in their honor. After the ceremony in the lobby, an exciting excursion was introduced to all present, acquaintance with the Medical Center, its possibilities and directions of work. The guests talked to the doctors and staff of the center, examined the state-of-the-art medical equipment and noted a very thoughtful approach in all the little things, including helping people with disabilities to get all the medical care that JMC would provide.