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Histadrut to Build $1,000,000 Cardinal Cushing Medical Center in Israel

March 17, 1966
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A $1,000,000 medical center to serve the largely Arab population of the Nazareth area of Galilee and to be named for Richard Cardinal Cush-ing, will be built in that Israeli city through joint efforts of the Histadrut, Israel’s labor federation, and the Israel Histadrut Campaign in this country, it was announced here today.

Construction on the Richard Cardinal Cushing Medical Center is expected to begin this summer. The announcement was made here by Archbishop George Hakim of Nazareth and Galilee following an audience with Cardinal Cushing. The medical center will be built in Shefar Am, a suburb of Nazareth.

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