Tipat Halav: Timely Help

These well-baby clinics became an integral part of Hadassah’s efforts to build a health-care system in Palestine; Tipat Halav clinics were systematically opened in neighborhoods that needed them across the country.

The name for the Health Ministry’s baby care clinics in Israel – Tipat Halav, Hebrew for “a drop of milk” – was first used in the 1920s, painted...