SZMC involved in several items of Israel21’s list

Shaare Zedek Medical Center is proud to be involved in several featured accomplishments of Israel21’s list of the “35 ways Israel inspired the world in 2018”

“Medical cannabis could the next great big cure-all” (April18, 2018)

Dr. Adi Aran, the Head of our Larry & Leonore Zussman Pediatric Neurology Unit, is leading a study examining the effects of cannabinoids on autistic children and young adults which has received media attention around the globe. Dr. Aran explained, “The study includes 120 children and young adults and we are hopeful that the study will show that cannabis oils can help these young patients who face so many challenges.”

“Giro D’Italia comes to Israel for the first time”

(May 4, 2018)

Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Heidi Rothberg Sports Medicine Center, under the direction of Prof. Naama Constantini, was chosen by the prestigious Giro d’Italia bicycle race to provide the medical care for all of the participants.

“Two revolutionary technologies to treat vision problems” (August 20, 2018)

Nano-drops: A revolutionary, cutting-edge form of gene therapy developed in the stem cell laboratory at Shaare Zedek has the potential to provide a new alternative to eyeglasses, contact lenses, and laser correction for refractive errors.

The technology, known as Nano Drops, was developed by our Head of Refractive Surgery, Dr. David Smadja, who also heads Shaare Zedek’s Research and Innovation Unit, in cooperation with colleagues at Bar-Ilan University, where he is also a researcher.


Share this article


Related Posts

Donate today.

Please select your Donation option below

Annual Campaign 2018​

Support our 2021 Annual campaign. The Kurt & Edith Rothschild Lobby. 

In recognition of Kurt and Edith Rothschild’s 100th birthdays, the 10th floor lobby of the Next Generation Building will be named in their honour. This entire floor is devoted to the healthcare of women and newborns 

Breast Cancer Challenge

1.2 million women worldwide will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer this year. This cancer affects women more than any other cancer.

Donate to our $1 million Breast Cancer Challenge Campaign in support of the Breast Health Clinic Center at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Together we will ensure that every women in Jerusalem has access to world class diagnostics, treatments and research. 

Tribute & Holiday Cards – In Honour/Memory

Make a donation to honour someone who is celebrating a special occasion (such as a wedding, anniversary, birthday, or bar\bat mitzvah). You can also send a card to your friends and family for the holidays.  For multiple cards please call our office 647 233 3477 or email  You will receive a tax receipt for your generous gift, and we will send a card with your special message to the person(s) being honoured