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April 17th, 2019

Deep in the hallowed vaults of the Shaarei Tzedek cardiology unit, a senior doctor reigns, whose burning desire to help others was born out of a dark and torturous history. In 1973, while serving in the IDF reserves, Binyamin “Beni” Mazuz, was captured and taken into Syria at the start of the Yom Kippur War. […]

April 17th, 2019

As the high holidays near, families are getting ready to get together. The team at Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Memory Clinic encourages you to use this opportunity to observe elderly parents, aunts and uncle and see if you notice concerning changes: •        Are they forgetting names of grandchildren or friends? •    […]

April 17th, 2019

The street party started with one young lady’s wish… Most teenagers are busy with school work, hanging out with friends,… However, 16 year old Veronica was diagnosed with cancer and has been busy receiving treatment. Our medical clowns from The Dream Doctors Project who have been standing by Veronica during her time at Shaare Zedek […]

April 1st, 2019

Prof. Gheona Altarescu, Director of the Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Laboratory at Shaare Zedek’s Fuld Family Department of Medical Genetics is one of two internationally regarded experts on the Fabry disease. Presenting at the 2nd International Congress on Advanced Treatments in Rare Diseases in Vienna, Prof. Altarescu showed recent studies indicating that Fabry disease is […]

April 1st, 2019

8,000 people in Israel die every year from smoking or smoking-related deaths. Israel is one of the few western countries where the numbers of smokers is increasing, especially among Arab men. The life expectancy of smokers is twelve years less when compared with non-smokers and smoking can cause an array of diseases as well as […]

March 18th, 2019

Our staff, champions in so many ways!! Six months ago, Shaare Zedek Medical Center established an official running group led by Daniel David Shalibo / דניאל דויד שליבו. The group includes roughly 30 members of our staff including Professor Ofer Merin, our Director General, department heads, doctors, nurses, and administrative staff who met regularly. Daniel developed personalized […]

March 4th, 2019

Prof. Gabriel Izbicki , the Director of the Pulmonology Institute at Shaare Zedek Medical Center wrote an article about treatment options for Pulmonary Fibrosis and the importance of offering these treatments as part of the Health Basket.  Fibrotic pulmonary diseases are characterized by scarred areas in the lungs that do not function properly. These areas […]

February 19th, 2019

Shaare Zedek’s Imaging Institute, led by Dr. Ofer Binyaminov, produces 250,000 images a year. It is staffed by radiologists, x-ray technicians, nurses, paramedical personnel… who provide medical teams across different departments critical information around the clock. Following our 15th Healthy Friday series with experts, “Imaging: a Look from the Inside and How Imaging Devices are Changing […]

February 19th, 2019

Can you imagine being ill or being in serious pain and trying to explain what you feel or what happened to you and no one understanding you? Can you imagine having a doctor treat you and not being able to understand what he’s saying? Shaare Zedek Medical Center was proud to host a course to […]

February 19th, 2019

Shaare Zedek Medical Center is honored that Mr. Kurt Rothschild is a close friend and champion. Kurt is the longest serving member of Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s International Board of Directors which he joined in 1976. Since that time, Kurt has been actively involved in Shaare Zedek, attending meetings, providing insights and encouraging fellow Canadians […]