MEDIA ADVISORY
Israeli Ambassador to Speak in Englewood, NJ
June 29, 2004, 8:30 PM

Advisor to only Children’s Hospital in Middle East to address;
“Pediatric Healthcare in Israel, and Schneider Children’s Medical Center’s role as a ‘Bridge to Peace’ in the Middle East”

WHO: Ambassador Uri Bar Ner, Career Israeli Diplomat; Former Israeli Consul in New York and Chicago, Former Ambassador to Turkey, professionally involved in health care in Israel for 20+years. Currently, Senior Advisor to Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel.

WHAT: Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel, the only free standing pediatric hospital between South Africa and Switzerland and one of the top five in the world, sees its mission not to just to provide cutting edge health care, but also as a Bridge to Peace in the Middle East;
- Schneider Children’s delivers state of the art medical care to patients regardless of ethnicity, country of origin, or religion.
- Thirty per-cent of patients are Arabic speaking
- Schneider Children’s employs many Arab speaking healthcare professionals
- Schneider Children’s performed first domino organ transplant in Israel; The donor’s mother, an Arab, requested that his organs go to Israeli children.

WHY: Many different paths to peace in the Middle East have been embarked upon. Schneider Children’s Medical Center for Israel seeks to bring Arabs and Jews together for the sake of healing all children. The goal is to foster understanding and peace through the delivery of state of the art medical care.

WHERE: Home of: Joseph and Sheryl Eichenholz, 515 Cape May St.
Englewood, NJ

WHEN: Tuesday, June 29, 2004, 8:30 PM

INTERVIEW POSSIBILITIES:
Ambassador Uri Bar Ner, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary-Senior Advisor to Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel (SCMCI)-Held the following positions: Consul in New York and Chicago, Ambassador to Turkey, Deputy Director of Kupat Cholim (largest and most significant HMO in Israel).

Mayor Michael Wildes-Mayor of Englewood, NJ, Recently back from International Conference of Mayors in Jerusalem, Israel

 

Paid for by Friends of Michael J. Wildes, Claudia Colbert, Treasurer