Barbara and Charles Strouse
Anne and Robert
and Leni Kreitman
RABIN MEDICAL CENTER
Adept At Saving Lives
STROUSE, author of
30 stage musicals and 4 films, received an award of excellence from
Americans Friends of Rabin Medical Center at the Plaza Hotel. New
York Times columnist William Safire presented him with a
composer/lyricist, who earned three Tony Awards, including one for
the musical score of Bye Bye Birdie in 1960, raised the
shofar and said how pleased he was to accept this "musical
proud to be part of the tradition of Jews who came to America and
contributed so much, like klezmer."
busy this season, preparing adaptations of Marty and An
American Tragedy and a musical version of The Night
They Raided Minskyís.
J. Ivanhoe, chair of the global real estate practice of
Greenberg Taurig, was also an honoree.
a 24-year-old Israeli, said he was a jump instructor in the Israel
Defense Forces when he suffered severe stomach pain. He was admitted
to Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikva. "They found I had an
infection so serious I was on the verge of death," he related.
"They saved my life."