US Ambassador Dan Shapiro

US Ambassador Dan Shapiro/

The US Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Dan Shapiro, visited Schneider Children’s in honor of the Festival of Channukah together with a delegation of embassy staff. Dr. Efrat Baron-Harlev, Deputy Director of Schneider Children’s, hosted the distinguished guests who arranged a special happening for hospitalized children. They operated creative corners and food stands, and also distributed gifts to the children.

This is the third consecutive year that staff at the US Embassy has visited the hospital during Channukah. The Ambassador’s visit underscored the cooperation existing between Schneider Children’s and medical centers in the USA, as well as with pediatric institutions all over the world, which place the hospital on the cutting edge of medical science and accord the application of advanced global technologies and techniques.

As a progressive hospital of international repute, Schneider Children’s regularly welcomes dignitaries. Over recent years, the hospital has hosted Ambassadors in Israel from Ethiopia, Italy and Macedonia, among others.