The Western region of American Friends of Sheba Medical Center is based in Los Angeles, California and proudly supports the largest and most comprehensive medical center in Israel and the entire Middle East. We are dedicated to raising awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center’s compassionate care, cutting-edge research and comprehensive educational training.
Western Region Executive Director
Molly Soboroff is the Executive Director of Friends of Sheba Medical Center. Molly has over a decade of experience in Jewish nonprofits both as a professional and as a volunteer.
Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, Molly and her family are members of Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades.
Molly received her Masters in Business Administration in Nonprofit Management from American Jewish University and Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Communication from Emerson College.
Sheba Medical Center represents a hybrid of Molly’s passions: supporting Israel, health and tikkun olam. She is honored to work with Friends of Sheba’s Board of Directors, fellow staff and community members to ensure Friends of Sheba Medical Center and Sheba Medical Center reach new heights.
Western Region Director of Events & Sheba 2.0 Young Leadership
Rachel Blankstein grew up in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a certificate in technology, arts and media. Prior to graduating, Rachel studied abroad in Israel for a summer semester at Tel Aviv University. During her time in Tel Aviv, she became passionate for Israel and decided she would move there after her graduation from university. In August, 2014 Rachel moved to Tel Aviv.
Upon moving back to Los Angeles in 2015, Rachel became very involved with Jewish causes which led her to pursue a career in the non-profit world. Rachel currently is the Director of Events & Sheba 2.0 for Friends of Sheba Medical Center in Beverly Hills. In June, 2019, Rachel had the opportunity to visit Sheba Medical Center for the first time. Rachel’s visit to the medical center left a lasting impression and solidified her passion for the organization.
Senior Vice President
Harry Green, M.D.
Dan Katz, M.D.
Judy Flesh Rosenberg
Laura Stein, Esq.
Victoria R. Unger
Throughout the years, Friends of Sheba Medical Center has shown incredible dedication to the innovative and integrated medical care that Sheba Medical Center provides to each and every patient. Our partnership helps Sheba to deliver the highest standards of medicine, research and technology – benefitting Israel and the entire world.
American Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Western Region
6505 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 615 | Los Angeles, California 90048
Tel: (310) 838-0700 | Fax: (310) 838-0717