Yom Hazikaron

On YomHazikaron Israel’s Day of Remembrance we remember the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terror. Our doctors sadly see far too many in our emergency department, whose lives we have been unable to save. A very personal story for us is that of our own Dr David Applebaum who was the Director of our […]

Yom Hashoah

  On Yom Hashoah we want to share with you the story of a young boy, only 8 years old. The first photo was taken in Poland in 1942. Quite soon after the picture was taken, the Germans entered the village and rounded up all the Jews from the ghetto and put them on a […]

Dr Iddor Paldo appointed Vice President of the World Federation of Neurosurgery

Shaare Zedek’s Director of the Brain Tumour Treatment Unit Dr Iddo Paldo has been appointed  as Vice President of the World Federation of Neurosurgery.  Representing the most senior appointment of any Israeli physician to the prestigious international body of neurosurgery. Born in Jerusalem, to a family that can trace its roots back nine generations in […]

Running Hero – an interview with Professor Ofer Merin

We are very grateful to the Jewish News for including a recent interview with Professor Ofer Merin in their latest ‘Life’ magazine. Click on the below image and head to page 39 to read the full article detailing Professor Merin’s recent experiences as part of Operation Olive Branch with the IDF Medical Field Hospital in […]

Unique cooling treatment saves patients life

Our doctors perform miracles on a daily basis and we are sure you will agree that this story is a perfect example of just that. Norila Montemire, is a 46 year old nursing assistant from the Philippines who has lived in Israel for 20 years. After suffering from persistent headaches over a few days she […]

Dr Amsalem saves the life of four year old girl

This is Dr Yaakov Amsalem who is the Director of our Interventional Neuroradiology Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, together with four-year-old Ayla Hussain. For nearly a year Alya has been very unwell. It is very unusual for a child to suffer a stroke, but at the age of four little Ayla has suffered many. […]

Innovative procedure addressing acid reflux and heartburn

Earlier this week, senior gastroenterologists at Shaare Zedek became the first in Israel to perform an innovative endoscopic procedure designed to significantly assist patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The procedure, performed in the hospital’s Digestive Diseases Institute directed by Prof. Eran Goldin, was observed by fellow gastroenterologists from other hospitals across Israel to […]

Terror attack victim, Lieutenant Nadav, released from hospital

Over the weekend a remarkable young man Lieutenant Nadav, was discharged from Shaare zedek Medical Centre. A career officer in the Paratroopers, Nadav was seriously injured after being shot in a terror attack in the City of David six weeks ago. He had been walking with his family on a Shabbat morning when a 13-year-old […]

Heartbeat 2023

We are very happy to share with you our latest edition of Heartbeat, ‘Hope and New Beginnings’. Hope is Shaare Zedek’s mission and we are proud to share many examples of hope in the most challenging times in the latest edition of Heartbeat. Last month Jerusalem suffered the deadliest day of terror attacks in over […]

Shaare Zedek 120 Years Tribute Video

Watch and enjoy this heart-warming video.  It was created to give thanks to everyone that works at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre and gives a lovely insight in to just how many people keep things working so seamlessly as it does. Enjoy!

Reflections on Operation Olive Branch – Dr Giora Weiser

Dr Giora Weiser, Director of Paediatric Emergency Department at Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem is currently in Turkey with #OperationOliveBranch. Below he shares his experiences with us. “Being part of the Israeli field hospital is a unique experience. This is my third time participating in Israel’s reaching out to other nations and offering it’s best. […]

Reflections of Operation Olive Branch – Deganit Kobliner

The below story is from Deganit Kobliner – she is a Senior Nurse at Shaare Zedek Medical Center Jerusalem and is currently serving in the IDF Field Hospital in Turkey. “The first thing I was struck by was her laugh. She never stopped giggling. Every now and then she would cry a little, but then […]