National Geographic : 1968 Dec
EKTACHROMES () NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY "For all races and creeds." The motto of Hadassah-Hebrew Uni versity Medical Centre recognizes neither politics nor frontiers; it treats Arab and Jew alike. Medi cal students come from as far as Ghana and Nepal. Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organiza tion of America, began its medi cal work in Palestine in 1913, and now runs clinics, vocational schools, and research facilities. Symbolic artistry, stained-glass windows in the synagogue at Ha dassah depict the 12 tribes of Is rael. French artist Marc Chagall based his designs on the animals, symbols, and colors associated with each tribe in the Old Testa ment. This photograph was taken through a window broken during the war and since replaced.