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December 2nd, 2018

This week our medical interpreters were recognized for all of their efforts to help. Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s medical interpreters are native speakers of Arabic, Russian and Amharic and work across different departments in the hospital. The medical staff calls them in specific situations where patients do not speak Hebrew and their assistance is needed […]

November 22nd, 2018

Two sisters, both living in Jerusalem, discovered several months ago, that they were both pregnant and expecting around the same time. One of the sister’s decided to give birth at Shaare Zedek and the other chose a different medical center. The sister giving birth at Shaare Zedek gave birth first and had two reasons for […]

November 22nd, 2018

Prof. Jonathan Halevy, the Director General of Shaare Zedek Medical Center, spoke at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference yesterday. He said, “Running a hospital in 2018 is very different than running a hospital in 1902 [the year Shaare Zedek was founded]…This conference is about innovation and hospitals can contribute to innovation in the medical and […]

November 15th, 2018

Do you wear eyeglasses? As the winter begins, is it frustrating to have drops of rain on your glasses? Is it hard to workout with your glasses? Is it annoying to try and put on 3D glasses? “Laser surgery to get rid of glasses can help 70-80% of the people who wear glasses…Today, there are […]

November 14th, 2018

Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Heart Disease Rehabilitation and Prevention Institute has moved to the Yad Sarah building and offers new and advanced equipment. When treating people with heart conditions, it is very important to help them to try and go back to everyday life while also preventing any future heart issues. The institute offer multidisciplinary […]

November 12th, 2018

Last week, Shaare Zedek Medical Center hosted a workshop for radiologists from across the country along with experts from around the world focused on the impact that new Dual Source CT Scanners are having on the treatment of patients. Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Imaging Department was the first hospital in Israel to start using the […]

November 12th, 2018

Mazel tov to Miriam and her entire family on the birth of their third boy at Shaare Zedek. When she was a young girl, Miriam helped raise funds for Shaare Zedek. Years later when she was pregnant with her first child, she came to give birth at Shaare Zedek. She explained, “I felt like I […]

November 7th, 2018

Hundreds of people came to our most recent “Healthy Friday” workshop titled, “Urology: Prevention, Treatments and New Approaches.” Professor Jonathan Halevy, the Director General of Shaare Zedek welcomed all those who came, “This is the 14th session of the Healthy Fridays series and I am happy to see that many people in Jerusalem are hungry […]

November 7th, 2018

In 1998, Tamara Baker was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder that was relatively unknown at the time. As a result, she was sent from one specialist to another. As she waited for these doctors, she often encountered young children getting chemotherapy treatment and she was very sad to see their discomfort and suffering. Tamara […]

November 7th, 2018

Thank you Centro Kehila, an organization that provides Jewish education in Central and South America, for bringing a group of representatives from Jewish communities in Central and South America to Shaare Zedek. The group brought with them MK חיים ילין – Haim Jelin who was born in Argentina and made Aliya when he was 18 […]