Hadassah

Meet the Jewish doctor who saves Palestinian attackers and the Muslim doctor who saves Jewish victims

Wednesday, Oct 28 2015

From left: Ahmed Eid, head of surgery, and Elchanan Fried, head of the Intensive Care Unit, at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem. (David Vaaknin/For The Washington Post)

As terrorism haunts the streets of Jerusalem, the Hadassah Medical Center continues to perform its sacred role on the world stage. Its Israeli and Palestinian physicians continue to practice their profession of saving lives, whether their patient proves to be terror victim or terrorist.  As Hadassah’s Prof. Ahmed Eid recently told the parent of a 13-year-old Israeli boy who was stabbed by a teenager his age, “My name is Ahmed Eid. I’m Director of Surgery. An Ahmed stabbed your son, and an Ahmed is going to save your son. ”
 
Read more in The Washington Post, “Meet the Jewish doctor who saves Palestinian attackers and the Muslim doctor who saves Jewish victims.”
 

Comments

No comments yet.
First Name
Email
Comment
Enter this word:

Related Stories

alt_text

Thursday, Jul 13 2017

Hadassah Gives Gift of Hearing to Deaf Boy from Gaza

Mohammed, a youngster from Gaza, was born without the ability to hear. Thanks to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem’s sophisticated technology and treatment, Mohammed is no longer deaf.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Wednesday, Jul 12 2017

The Woman Behind the Trailblazing Treatment

Hadassah’s Prof. Michal Lotem, a trailblazer in melanoma research and healing, is treating her patients with a personalized protocol that only a handful of oncology centers around the globe are able to offer.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Wednesday, Jul 12 2017

Medical Clown Nehama’s Blog, Chapter Three

In this blog, I bring you a lyrical story by Medical Clown Shiri Breuer, entitled “Miracles Do Happen.”

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Monday, Jul 10 2017

HMO Docs Perform Rare In-Utero Heart Surgery

In a risky and delicate in-utero procedure performed for the first time in Israel, an interdisciplinary team of Hadassah Medical Organization doctors saved the life of a 28-week-old fetus with a severe heart defect.

READ MORE ›

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Missions Department

missions@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

support@hadassah.org

More ›

Show More