Friends of Maccabi is the philanthropic arm of Maccabi Healthcare Services, one of Israel’s leading health management institutions. Our flagship project is raising support for the Assuta Ashdod Public Hospital. A partnership of Friends of Maccabi, Assuta Medical Centers Network, and the government of Israel, Assuta Ashdod will be the first public hospital in Israel in 40 years. Its doors will open in May 2017. Maccabi Healthcare Services is dedicated to promoting comprehensive care for its two million clients. Across the country, Maccabi operates 6 medical centers, 7,400 local clinics, 800 pharmacies, and a host of other services. Maccabi’s vision is to be the most advanced healthcare system in Israel, providing a package of integrated medical care and cultivating excellence across all of its services. As an organization with a deep sense of social responsibility, Maccabi allocates targeted resources toward identifying the needs of sectors of society that would most benefit from innovative health solutions.