Hospital credited with “Outstanding Performance” by the Joint Commission International

Shaare Zedek Medical Centre credited with “Outstanding Performance” by the Joint Commission International and is the only Jerusalem academic hospital to achieve accredited status

Story of the week: Team Shaare Zedek joins thousands in Community Fun Run

Shaare Zedek’s Team of 18 participated in the Maccabi Community Fun Run on Sunday, helping to raise vital funds for our Hospital.

Story of the Week: Shaare Zedek: the Front Line Hospital then and now

Shaare Zedek Medical Centre has cared for patients from all religions, races and backgrounds for 115 years with life- saving medicine and cutting edge research. To commemorate Jerusalem Day we reflect on the never-to-be forgotten summer of 1967, when Shaare Zedek was literally operating at the heart of the city facing its biggest existential threat.

Shaare Zedek’s genetics research lauded in The Lancet

Our Hospital’s lead role in genetics research was covered in the prestigious Lancet Medical Journal this week. Prof. Ephrat Levy-Lahad co-authored an article which highlights cutting edge research that will hopefully help to save many lives sadly lost to genetic conditions.

Diary of Jonathan Paull’s Atlantic Challenge

Read extracts from Jonathan Paull’s heroic Transatlantic sail on behalf of Shaare Zedek.

Hospital’s Neurosurgical Department gives 5 year old gift of hearing

An advanced brain stem implant has been performed for the first time in Israel, at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, bringing the gift of hearing to a 5 year old boy.

Doctors showcase Hospital’s state-of-the-art cardiac treatment

Dr. Yaron Almagor, the Director of Shaare Zedek’s Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Lab, once again transmitted live from our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories in the Jesselson Heart Center to 2,000 participants at the conference

Saving lives in disaster zones: Dr Merin describes the work of running the IDF Field Hospital

Dr Ofer Merin describes his unit’s important work in international disaster zones and why they are the only mobile field hospital rated Category-1 by the United Nation’s World Health Organization

Video highlights of Shaare Zedek

Get an up-to-date picture of our hospital by watching this 3-minute video of key recent developments

Our Hospital Celebrates 115 Years

This year our great hospital celebrates its 115th birthday. It is thanks to a group of European Jews from Germany and the Netherlands consisting of prominent Rabbis and philanthropists that Shaare Zedek Medical Centre exists and it is through your continued generosity that it remains Jerusalem’s finest hospital.

A Home Away From Home

Hospital isn’t a place anyone would want to call home, but for Shmulik Novikov who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of four months Shaare Zedek has been his second home and the doctors and nurses his extended family for almost 18 years.

Preterm baby returns to NICU to complete residency

In a moment of poignancy, Dr Netanel Wasserteil completed his residency at Shaare Zedek in the same unit which saved his life when he was born at just 3lb 4oz.