Upcoming Events

June 4, 2024
Pierre Hotel NYC | 6 PM

Join #Soroka Friends for an Evening of Solidarity Fortifying Soroka’s Commitment to Saving Lives, Serving as Israel’s Medical Iron Dome & Building a Future of Health

Dr. Joel Sheinfeld • Dr. David Goldberg
His Excellency Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie

Past Events at American Friends of Soroka Medical Center

From Persecution to Perseverance with Storyteller Karel Baracs - April 24, 2023

Storyteller Karel Baracs performs “Rescuing The Jewish Children of Amsterdam,” a true story of the rescue of children by the Dutch resistance during World War II. Only in the last part of the performance does Karel Baracs reveals why he is personally involved in this Amsterdam tale. …

The Springtime Soroka Music Festival - March 2, 2023

Join #SorokaFriends for an exclusive concert featuring Netanel Hershtik & Shai Abramson for a night of fun, friendship and philanthropy with the Ra’anana Symphonette Conducted by Ofir Sobol. This concert benefits Soroka Medical Center.

Miami Soiree - January 26, 2023

Thank you for joining the Miami Soroka Soirée on January 26th at the Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. A standing ovation for our esteemed Honoree, Dr. Joel Sheinfeld, and a special thank you to Soroka’s Dr. Amit Frenkel and Dr. Dipen Parekh for such warm and inspirational …

Soroka’s Mission 2023 - January 16, 2023

Travel To Israel With AFS March 12-19, 2023. Join the Trip of a Lifetime! Explore Israel in an intimate group with beautifully curated, expertly guided tours, featuring one-of-a-kind experiences. Immerse yourself in Israel’s outstanding cultural, historic, spiritual and culinary scenes! Visit Soroka Medical Center and understand its …

Backgammon Tournament - November 8, 2022

American Friends of Soroka Medical Center celebrated a night of friendship, fun & philanthropy at the Chehebar Family Club in Brooklyn. Friends enjoyed backgammon, canasta, mahjong, a lovely chinese auction and the amazing performance of a daddaughter duo Sherry Cherra and Steve Cherra. Thank you to Juki …

Celebrating A Decade Of Friendship Gala 2022 - November 2, 2022

Thank you for joining our Decade of Friendship Gala on October 25th at the Pierre Hotel. A standing ovation to our esteemed honorees Hadassah Lieberman and Angela & Gary Retelny, and a warm thank you to Amb. Asaf Zamir, Dr. Albert Bourla and Senator Joe Lieberman for …

The History of the Star of David at Soroka Opening Ceremony - July 7, 2022

Thank you to American Friends of Soroka Medical Center’s board, partners, trailblazers and supporters, and to the Iranian American Jewish Federation, who made this this art installation possible. This “healing artwork” honors survival and determination, and evokes a celebration of Jewish culture, tradition and faith–reflecting hope, perseverance …

A Medical Miracle in the Negev - May 26, 2022

Hear from #SorokaFriends & America-Israel Friendship League for an awe-inspiring story of one-year old twin girls, previously cranially conjoined, and the marriage of modern medicine and technological innovation with a profound human touch that helped to successfully separate them.

Soroka Friends at the Mets - May 25, 2022

American Friends of Soroka Medical Center Celebrated Israel with the NY Mets at Citi Field on August 14! Soroka friends enjoyed a lovely social afternoon outing of sport, sun and philanthropy.

NYC Spring Brunch - May 5, 2022

 As Soroka Ambassadors, Sophie Haddad & Dr. Malcom Kantor graciously hosted Dr. Mickey Gideon, Head of Neurosurgery at Soroka Medical Center and Dr. David A. Staffenberg, Chief of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Health, for a lovely Sunday Brunch. We enjoyed an afternoon of inspiration and …

Beverly Hills Event - April 26, 2022

 We recently had the honor of introducing Dr. Mickey Gideon to the LA community. Along with our generous hosts, we enjoyed an evening of inspiration and connection, welcoming extraordinary Israeli performers, longtime Soroka supporters and new friends. Please see the attached video clip of this magical …

Tomorrow’s Health Today Gala - October 18, 2021

On Monday, October 18, 2021 American Friends of Soroka Medical Center celebrated Tomorrow’s Health Today Gala at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City, honoring Mr. Pedro Lichtinger and Dr. Jay E. Selman. These two extraordinary leaders were recognized for their dedication to careers that advance global …

Lunch & Learn: Resilience, Reinvention & Self-Growth with Three Inspiring Women! - September 14, 2021

Hear three inspiring stories of Resilience, Reinvention & Self-Growth with Reyna Gentin, Chimere Haskins and Lori Kaufmann.

Israel’s Medical Iron Dome: Saving Lives Under Fire - June 16, 2021

#IsraelBonds Women’s Division and American Friends of #Soroka Medical Center highlight #Israel’s ‘#Medical #IronDome’ with three leading physicians.

Episode 4: The Future - June 16, 2021

The grand finale of “The Promise of the Negev” webinar series, featuring Historian and Author, Prof. Michael Bar-Zohar; Soroka’s Director General, Dr. Shlomi Codish and Co-Founder/Executive Director of Genesis, Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Fraiha, as they discuss the future of the Negev.

Episode 3: Genetics, Research & Diversity - April 28, 2021

With an esteemed and legendary career at the forefront of the founding of the State of Israel, spanning government, history and literature, Prof. Bar-Zohar brings The Promise of the Negev to life. This week Prof. Bar-Zohar is hosting Professor. Ohad Birk, Head of the Genetics Institute at …