Wes Streeting visits Shaare Zedek Medical Centre

Wes Streeting MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visited  Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem last week.  He was joined by Steve McCabe MP, Chair of Labour Friends of Israel and was treated to a tour of our new Radiotherapy Centre. They were both blown away with what they saw. ‘My visit […]

United mission to save seriously ill Israeli girl from Ukraine

Hatzolah Air, MDA and Shaare Zedek Combine Forces to Evacuate 18 Year Old Israeli Woman With Serious Brain Infection From Ukrainian Hospital An 18-year-old Israeli woman who had been studying in Ukraine and remained in the country after the outbreak of the war to assist in local relief efforts, recently developed a serious neurological condition […]

Leaving Hospital Just Days After Injury

  One of the victims of the terror attack in Gush Etzion on was rushed to Shaare Zedek to be treated.  Thankfully after only two days of care he has been able to leave hospital. Making his way out of the cardiothoracic ward where he had been treated he was joined by his pregnant wife […]

Shaare Zedek treats Ukrainian refugees

We have all watched the devastating scenes of war in Ukraine. Today Wednesday 16th March 2022 it is with great pride that we share that Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem is helping three refugees, who are now safely being treated at the Hospital. The Trauma Unit has triaged three female patients evacuated from war-ravaged regions […]

My life at Shaare Zedek – Shwester Selma

  Schwester Selma was the first Head Nurse at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre.  Her compassionate style of nursing established the Hospitals model of care for all time. Arriving from Germany in 1916, in the midst of a Typhoid epidemic in Jerusalem, she tackled this with competence and care. In 1936, she founded and directed our […]

Something to celebrate

There are some people doing a little happy dance right now at Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem / המרכז הרפואי שערי צדק and we think they deserve to, just a little, don’t you? Keter Department A in Shaare Zedek Medical Center which was the first department in Jerusalem opened to treat coronavirus patients has closed after the […]

An Update from Israel – 03.05.20

Dear Friends,   We hope that you and your families continue to be well and remain healthy during this continuously challenging time. There is undoubtedly considerable optimism that Israel’s first major Corona wave is behind us.  Guided by the statistics and local trends, this is now the principle which is guiding our hospital’s current Corona […]

What it is like to be (male) nurse in the Corona-Dept.

In nursing school we learnt about the importance of connecting with the patient and the importance of a close bond. Before I worked in the Corona-Dept. I worked in the Oncology-Dept. In the Oncology-Dept. I took care of patients who were severely ill and I was close to them, I was there when they needed […]

An Update from Israel 27.04.20

יום שני ג’ אייר תש “פ Monday, April 27, 2020 Dear Friends, We sincerely hope that you and your families and friends all continue to be well and in good health. While we understand that the very real threat from Corona remains and will be a part of our lives for the foreseeable future, we […]

Shaare Zedek’s first patient to recover from Coronavirus leaves hospital!

  After 13 days of hospitalisation in our Keter Department, Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s first patient to recover from the coronavirus was released. We are very happy to share, “Simcha Friedman, 46 years old from Maaleh Adumim is no longer ‘confirmed coronavirus patient number 77.’” It was very moving as Simcha came out of the […]

COVID 19 – An Update from Israel

Dear Friends, It is almost incomprehensible to think that it’s been only a week since we last updated you. Beyond our hospital having been forced to change in countless ways that we will elaborate upon below, the entire world has been transformed. Today, recognizing the enormity of our challenge, Shaare Zedek’s principle focus is now […]

Keter Nurse Update #5

Israel’s first fatality in the coronavirus pandemic was 88-year-old Holocaust survivor Aryeh Even, who sadly passed away on the 20th March. He was cared for at Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem / המרכז הרפואי שערי צדק and this heartbreaking, but beautiful account of the care Rachel Gemara gave Areyh in his final days has brought tears to all of […]