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May 14th, 2018

Mr. Glenn Vanden Houten, the American Heart Association Regional Director of Europe, Africa and Israel, presented the staff of Shaare Zedek’s Weinstock Family Emergency Medicine Department the official certificate for becoming an International Training Center in Israel. There are only three other hospitals in Israel with such a designation, with Shaare Zedek being the only […]

May 14th, 2018

In the early hours of Monday, June 5th, 1967 the telephone rang in Shaare Zedek. In a conversation with Israeli military headquarters that lasted no longer than 15 seconds, Shaare Zedek was put on alert. The hospital’s administrative and medical staff was notified and Dr. Falk Schlesinger, the hospital’s Director-General, arrived at the hospital within […]

May 10th, 2018

Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s staff is constantly exploring new opportunities for better serving our patients. During International Nursing Week, we wanted to share the efforts of Ms. Naomi Amsallem, a nurse in our Weinstock Family Department of Emergency Medicine who recently organized an introductory sign language course focused on helping our medical staff communicate with the deaf. […]

May 9th, 2018

During Nurse’s Week we wanted to get to know some of our nurse’s a bit better… Ms. Gabrielle (Gaby) Lewis-Adut, Head Nurse of the Nursery in Maternity Ward D, was born in Wellington, New Zealand. She shared, “There was no Israeli Embassy in New Zealand and my grandparents took it upon themselves to be the […]

April 30th, 2018

This past week, the “Talya Center,” focused on treating young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, was dedicated. The Talya Center will be led by Dr. Shani Paluch-Shimon, the Director of our Breast Oncology Unit. This center is in memory of Talya Blilious z”l who passed away two years ago (18.5.2016) at the age […]

April 23rd, 2018

Are you overweight? Do you have heart problems? Cancer? Pakinson’s Disease? Diabetes? Hyperlipidemia? Hypertension? Fibromyalgia? Osteoarthritis? Respiratory disease? Orthopedic problems? A chronic illness? Shaare Zedek’s Heidi Rothberg Sports Medicine Center in the Jerusalem Pais Arena near Teddy Stadium directed by Prof. Naama Constantini is the first of its kind. The professional staff can assess each […]

April 23rd, 2018

Dr. Shmuel Weiss, Head of the Ankle and Foot Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, discusses treating arthritis in the foot and hallux valgus and the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in the Jerusalem Post’s “Rx for Readers” column which asks experts to respond to questions from newspaper’s readers. Dr. Weiss explains that PRP […]

April 12th, 2018

Close to four years ago, the Minister for Senior Citizens, started an initiative “Yechidat Segula” (literally translated as the “Unique Unit”) aimed at helping elderly people being released from the hospital to understand their rights and the assistance to which they are entitled. Shaare Zedek Medical Center was selected as one of the first hospitals […]

March 23rd, 2018

Several months ago, a young man, 21 years old, was rushed to Shaare Zedek after suffering from a series of seizures in his home. He was quickly diagnosed with bacterial meningitis that was causing intracranial pressure. Medications did not work, his condition declined and he was eventually sedated and put on a respirator. Neurosurgeon Dr. […]

March 19th, 2018

22,000 babies are born at Shaare Zedek each year. Most families come from Jerusalem and some come from central Israel, however, Karin and Eviatar Davidian came all the way from Eilat to give birth at Shaare Zedek. Ms. Karin Davidian grew up in Jerusalem. Although she has been living in Eilat for several years, from […]