The Sixth Annual Cheryl Diamond NYC 5k Schlep Run / Walk in Battery Park on June 5, 2016 highlighted the BRCA Gene Multidisciplinary Clinic, serving women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The race also funds research for cancer cures at Rabin Medical Center’s Davidoff Cancer Center in Israel, a world-class facility for the treatment and prevention of cancer.
The event was co-sponsored by American Self Storage, JCRC-NY, Israeli-American Council, the Celebrate Israel Day Parade, Central Synagogue, Congregation Emanu-El NYC, El Al Airlines, Congregation Ohab Zedek, Consulate General of Israel in NY, 14th Street Y, JLL, IDB Bank, NYU Bronfman Center, Shiboleth, Shleppers Moving & Storage, StorageBlue, and Tamid. AFRMC thanks all teams, runners, walkers, sponsors, donors, and NBA champion, Richard “Rip” Hamilton.
Nechama Rivlin, the 73-year-old wife of Israel’s 10th President Reuven Rivlin, received a lung transplant at [Israel’s] Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv, following a serious decline in her condition due to chronic pulmonary fibrosis.