Coronavirus update from Shaare Zedek – 30.03.2020

Dear Friends,   The situation has united us in a way like few other events in history.  As we witness what is occurring in places like New York and London, please know that our hearts are with you.  From the media coverage and brief reports we get from colleagues there, we understand the devastating scope […]

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 […]

Anything but ordinary

We hope you enjoy the latest edition of our Heartbeat magazine. Our “Anything but ordinary” edition  shows the everyday work of the hospital and just how extraordinary a normal day is. We have miraculous patient stories, the latest technology and research as well as a Q&A with our Director General reflecting on his first year […]

Giving Tuesday

  Today is #givingtuesday – The Tuesday after Thanksgiving where we turn away from consumerism and think about giving back to the causes that need our support. Your donation to Shaare Zedek could help victims of terror like Shira and Amichai Ish Ran. They were waiting for a bus when they were shot by a terrorist on the 7th […]

When a Facebook post saved a life

This is Iris.  She is a nurse in our Bolcskei Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU) and she is very lucky to be standing with her doctor Dr Yaron Almagor. Recently Iris was watching a video on the Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem / המרכז הרפואי שערי צדק Facebook page showing Dr Elad Asher the Director of […]

Ready for anything

Our teams at Shaare Zedek have to be ready for any situation.  To ensure this, they have regular training and special drills to make sure they all know what to do in case of an emergency.  Earlier this month the Emergency Response Teams took part in one of these drills, this time for a Toxicological Mass Casualty Event.

Tasty and Healthy – Eating Well for Good Gut Health!

On Wednesday November 13th we welcomed Professor Dan Turner from Shaare Zedek Medical Centre to  South Hampstead Synagogue to launch his cook book Tasty and Healthy.

Cutting-edge cancer treatments puts patients at the forefront

Shaare Zedek Medical Centre is breaking ground in more ways than one.  The advanced Radiotherapy Institute which is currently under construction is one of the major new developments at the hospital. “It will provide the latest cutting-edge technology in radiation therapy,” says Dr. Shani Paluch-Shimon, Head of Oncology at Shaare Zedek. The new cancer centre […]

Giving breaks down barriers

Yichye Maslama is a 13 year old patient who lives in Beit Jallah.  He suffers from kidney disease and has been receiving treatment at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre since he was a year old.  During his time in hospital Yichye has become a big fan of Chassidic music.

Congratulations Lee!

Huge congratulations to Lee Sidney who took part in the Royal Parks 2019 Half Marathon yesterday.  He has raised a fantastic £759 for Shaare Zedek!  Thank you Lee for defying the weather and raising such needed funds for the hospital.