Tag Ein Kerem

24 Jan

How cutting-edge Israeli medical tech is boosting survival rates of war-wounded

A 23-year-old woman was shot multiple times by Hamas terrorists from Gaza as they savagely attacked the outdoor Supernova music festival on October 7. One of the bullets penetrated the woman’s left eye and lodged in the right side of her brain. Thousands of others, like the woman from the festival, were injured and rushed […]

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17 Jan

Jerusalem Hospitals Reports Record Number Of Births

The city’s maternity wards are busier than ever due to thousands of parents that were evacuated from the north and south. Jerusalem is the most populous, diverse, and multifaceted city in Israel, with large populations of religious Jews and Muslims who tend to have large families.   So it’s no wonder that the city’s maternity […]

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11 Jan

Hadassah Solidarity Mission in Israel – Jan 2024

Hadassah’s Solidarity Mission to Israel took place this week, with our supporters from around the world, to stand in solidarity, witness the transformative work underway, and share in the uplifting stories of resilience.   The mission began with a heart-breaking visit to the Hostage Task Force Centre, where the group heard from Moran and Raz […]

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14 Dec

A Student Nurse’s Perspective From Inside Hadassah Hospital

Tamar Ellis was born in Israel but grew up in Halifax, Canada. After school, she came to Israel and completed her national service in a delivery room in Jerusalem. She received a degree in kinesiology from Dalhousie University and worked for three years in mental health before making Aliyah in 2019. Tamar is currently in […]

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5 Sep

Hadassah Heroes Blog

Dr. Cabiri volunteered to help 11-year-old Talia beat cancer. Fifteen years later, he delivered her baby following a high-risk pregnancy.   It was an emotional reunion for Talia Bazak and her husband Asaf, and for Dr. Doron Cabiri, the doctor who delivered her baby at Hadassah Ein Kerem. Dr. Cabiri is a senior doctor at […]

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3 Aug

New Hadassah Director of Emergency Medicine, Ein Kerem Shares his Vision for Hadassah

The population of Jerusalem is highly diverse, requiring sensitivity and a unique understanding. A notable rise in patients turning to ERs for emergency care following the COVID-19 pandemic, together with increased life expectancy in Israel, and many patients suffering from comorbidities, has led to a significant increase in ER admissions over the last five years. […]

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15 Jun

Hadassah Transplant Patient Runs Marathon With His Kidney Donor

29-year-old Guy Dimery underwent a kidney transplant at Hadassah Hospital.  He never imagined that just a year after his surgery he would run a marathon – together with the person who donated a kidney to him and saved his life.   Read Guy & Yael’s story:   Guy’s Story   ” From the age of […]

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11 May

Celebrating Israel’s 75TH – Hadassah International 2022 Year In Review

  This year, Israel recently celebrated its 75th Independence Day, while Hadassah International is marking its 40th anniversary.   What better way to celebrate these two important events than by reflecting on our achievements over the past year? We take pride in the fact that since its inception, Hadassah has been an integral part of […]

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27 Apr

Crohn’s disease: An unexpected bridge between Israelis – opinion

No one knows why there is an increase in IBD Crohn’s in children these days, says Prof. Michael Wilschanski, Director of the Paediatric Gastroenterology Unit at Hadassah-University Medical Centre. He’s had patients as young as six months old. He adds a new patient to the roster of Crohn’s kids every week. There are theories but […]

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16 Mar

HADASSAH’S ORGANOIDS PERSONALISE TREATMENT FOR CANCER PATIENTS

The Organoid Centre at Hadassah Ein Kerem, the first of its kind in Israel, was established by Hadassah at the initiative of Prof. Eyal Mishani, head of Hadassah’s Research and Development Department and the Research Fund. The director is Dr. Myriam Grunewald, a specialist in vascular biology. Serving as director of the centre’s clinic is […]

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