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US: Hadassah medical organization token, circa. 1960s; bronze; not maker-marked; size: 28.5mm x 34mm; weight: 7.1g. Obv: leg "Healing-Teaching-Research-Democracy-Judaism" + "Hadass
Item code: 0130960

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US: Hadassah medical organization token, circa. 1960s; bronze; not maker-marked; size: 28.5mm x 34mm; weight: 7.1g. Obv: leg "Healing-Teaching-Research-Democracy-Judaism" + "Hadassah in Israel in U.S.A." in center. Rev: Heb. leg. w/Hadassah emblem at center & motto "Aruchat Bat Ami" ("The Healing of the Daughter of My People"). Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, founded 1912 in NY, and est. training stations in Palestine from 1918 onward; transfered its health stations to Israel 1951, and in 1960 opened the Hadassah medical center at Ein Karem, J'lem: this medal probably dates from this period.