New Life

Since the war started, Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem has experienced a record-breaking number of births. Jodi Stender has worked at Shaare Zedek since 2013, originally as a NICU nurse and the last 6 years as a midwife.

We Need You!

We have lots of opportunities for you to get involved with Shaare Zedek UK, to feel more connected to Israel during these challenging times.  In particular we are looking for committee members who want to help us with events.

Bravery and Heroism of the highest order

Talya Slotki, Nursing Coordinator in the Pain Clinic at Shaare Zedek, was awarded an Honourable Distinction for Bravery and Heroism by the President of Israel this week. She received this award in recognition for her dedication and commitment to her work following the most tragic, personal loss.

Shaare Zedek and Israel Police Join Forces

This week hundreds of Israel Police officers spent a full day of training at Shaare Zedek Medical Center at a day designed to enhance medical preparedness.

Disaster drill at Shaare Zedek

Staff from all departments throughout the hospital participated in a major emergency response drill to test the hospital’s preparedness for a mass casualty incident (MCI). The drill simulated a missile strike on a high-rise residential tower in a Jerusalem neighbourhood, resulting in over 100 people being transferred to the hospital in a short space of […]

Heartbeat 2024

Click on the above image to read the latest Shaare Zedek newsletter, Strength and Survival.. This edition of Heartbeat includes many miraculous stories, including Eden Ram who survived the October 7th Attacks and Ilanit Liberman who was cared for at Shaare Zedek after suffering an ectopic pregnancy in 2023. Ilanit quotes the staff at the […]

Paralympic dreams

On the evening of Friday, November 10th, a helicopter landed at Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem carrying four combat soldiers seriously injured in a devastating attack in Gaza that claimed five lives. We are so pleased to say, 68 days later, the last of those four patients treated at the hospital has been discharged. ‘B’ […]

Operation Swords of Iron – an update

On Monday January 8th we held an online update with President of Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Professor Jonathan Halevy, and Director General of Shaare Zedek Professor Merin. It was a fascinating evening and both Professor’s gave us an inspiring and motivating update on what life has been like at Shaare Zedek since October 7th. Thanks […]

A True Combat Hero

Sometimes a patient arrives at the hospital that impacts everyone, Elisha Meidan is that patient. Elisha arrived at Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem critically injured following a horrendous explosion in Gaza that killed and wounded many other soldiers and was immediately transferred via IDF helicopter to Shaare Zedek. Elisha’s injuries were extensive and sadly he […]

Professor Merin – Operation Swords of Iron Update

Update on Operation Swords of Iron, from Professor Ofer Merin, Director General of Shaare Zedek Medical Centre

Professor Halevy – Operation Swords of Iron Update

Update from Professor Halevy on Operation Swords of Iron

Nova festival survivor leaves Shaare Zedek

On the morning of October 7th, Bar Mirenski, from Kibbutz Or HaNer, was partying with her friends at the Nova Festival having the time of her life, when her moment of joy turned to horror and the Kibbutz came under attack from Hamas terrorists. Bar was seriously injured during the attacks and transferred to Shaare […]