Life expectancy of the children of today will be five years lower than that of their parents

Ms. Rakefet Arielli, a clinical dietitian in our Heidi Rothberg Sports Medicine Centre, says that the life expectancy of the children of today will be five years lower than that of their parents since most children are not eating healthily and are not exercising enough.

10th annual Crohn’s and Colitis coping workshops supports 200 young people

200 children, young adult and parents from across the country took part in the annual event launching the 10th year of Coping Workshops for Children & Youth with Crohn’s and Colitis in memory of Dr. Joseph Faber in the Anne and Joe Turner Paediatric IBD Centre in the Juliet Keidan Institute of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition.

Shaare Zedek world leaders in fighting Breast Cancer

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month read this update on our current research into BRCA 1 and 2 testing.

Run the 2018 London Marathon for Shaare Zedek

A great opportunity for an enthusiastic runner to raise vital funds for a world class Hospital in Jerusalem.

Story of the Month: Behind the scenes, but no less vital

For the past 25 years Ms. Rachel Azona has worked behind the scenes helping Shaare Zedek patients. Most recently, she managed the Laundry Unit within our Housekeeping Department. She was given a much deserved send-off recently.

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.

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