Terror Attacks Put Hadassah Medical Organization on Alert

Thursday, Oct 8 2015

The surge in Palestinian terror attacks in Jerusalem, the West Bank and beyond, poses a direct threat to the security of Israel, which concerns us greatly.  Hadassah’s hospitals have been working around the clock to care for the many victims who have come through their doors.  We greatly appreciate the dedication and care that the doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals have given during this difficult time.  The trauma team led by Surgeon and Head of HMO’s Shock Trauma Unit Avi Rivkind also includes the trauma surgeons he's trained -- Prof Alon Pikarsky, Acting Head of Department of Surgery Ein Kerem, and Dr. Miklosh Bana, Director of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Unit, and other specialists. Following is a synopsis of the tragedies that have occurred since October 1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the patients and their families and hope for an end to this ongoing acts of violence.

*Please note that all times below are Israel time.

Oct. 13, 2015, 7:43 pm -- Hadassah is on high alert as violence escalates in Israel. It is the mission of the Hadassah hospitals to help anyone in need of medical attention regardless of religion, ethnicity, or political beliefs.

Check out the article featured in Associated Press (AP), Fox News, and Yahoo highlighting the incredible work that Hadassah does for Israel:http://bigstory.ap.org/article/7ba3e29d266a4b098b0e9503bec7e49e/jerusalem-hospital-copes-treating-victims-and-attackers

Oct. 12, 2015, 11:13 pm -- A senior United Nations official, Mounir Kleibo, sustained serious injuries when Palestinians threw rocks at his car. He was taken to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/un-official-hurt-by-rock-throwers-allah-will-forgive-them/

Oct. 12, 2015, 9:12 pm -- A terrorist stabbed a soldier and tried to grab his gun on a bus near the entrance of Jerusalem. The terrorist was killed and the soldier, 19,  taken to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem where he is in moderate condition.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/arab-killed-after-stabbing-soldier-trying-to-grab-his-gun/

Oct. 12, 2015, 4:54 pm -- Two Israelis were severely injured after a terror attack in Jerusalem. The attack took place in the neighborhood of Pisgat Ze'ev. A 13-year-old boy was stabbed multiple times in his upper body and was evacuated to Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus, where he is currently undergoing emergency surgery. The second victim, a 25-year-old male, is said to be in stable condition after also suffering multiple stabs to his upper body..

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/two-israelis-gravely-injured-in-fresh-jerusalem-stabbing/

Oct. 11, 2015, 7:41 pm -- A female soldier was severely wounded when she was stabbed by an Israeli-Arab terrorist on Route 65 at the entrance to kibbutz Gan Shmuel, near the northern city of Hadera. The assailant exited his car after stabbing the woman and continued to attack three other civilians.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/arab-wounds-three-israelis-in-knife-attack-near-hadera/

Oct. 11, 2015, 6:41 pm -- A 25-year-old man was evacuated to Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus after he endured facial injuries due to stones thrown by a Palestinian terrorist at the A-zaim checkpoint near Jerusalem. Also outside of the Hebron-area settlement of Carmei Tzur a 30-year-old man was injured on Route 60 after his car was struck by stones. He suffered injuries to his arms and legs.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/2-israelis-hurt-in-rock-throwing-attacks-in-west-bank/

Oct. 11, 2015, 9:24 am --  A policeman was lightly injured when a Palestinian woman detonated a bomb in her car near Ma'ale Adumim. The woman terrorist was severely injured and was evacuated to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/bombing-attempt-outside-jerusalem-wounds-police-officer/

Oct. 11, 2015, 1:03 am -- An IDF soldier was evacuated to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem after being wounded by a marble shot from a sling-shot by a Palestinian protester outside of the West Bank settlement Kiryat Arba.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-officer-moderately-wounded-in-hebron-violence/

Oct. 10, 2015, 3:59 pm -- Three police offers were injured when a terror attack broke out near Damascus Gate in the Old City by 19 year-old Muhammad Ali.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/3-policemen-injured-in-second-stabbing-attack-in-jerusalem/ 

Oct. 10, 2015, 10:52 am -- Two ultra-Orthodox men were injured when stabbed by a 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist in central Jerusalem. The 16-year-old terrorist was shot and killed at the scene.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/two-stabbed-in-jerusalem-attack-assailant-killed/

Oct. 9, 2015, 6:12 pm -- Yossi Dagan, head of the Regional Municipality of Samaria, his wife Oriya Dagan, and their three children were lightly injured when the vehicle that was taking them to Jerusalem was pelted with stones.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/5-israelis-hurt-in-west-bank-crash-after-car-pelted-with-rocks/

Oct. 9, 2015, 12:26 pm -- Two Israelis, a 16-year-old boy and a 47-year-old officer, were lightly injured in stabbing attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-teen-stabbed-in-jerusalem-in-latest-attack/

Oct. 8, 2015, 8:03 pm -- An IDF soldier was stabbed in the northern city of Afula. The 20-year old man suffered a stab wound to the chest and was taken to the nearby hospital.

For the full article: http://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-soldier-stabbed-moderately-hurt-in-afula-attack/

Oct. 8, 2015, 4:19 pm -- A 25-year-old Jewish male was stabbed in the back outside the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba. The man is in serious condition; paramedics were fighting to save the victim’s life on the way to the hospital.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-seriously-hurt-in-terror-attack-near-hebron/

Oct. 8, 2015, 3:29 pm -- A female IDF soldier, a woman in her 60s, and a man and woman in their 40s were injured by a Palestinian man who stabbed them with a screwdriver in Tel Aviv, near the Defense Ministry and IDF headquarters complex. Victims have upper body wounds.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/four-injured-in-tel-aviv-stabbing-attacker-killed/

Oct. 8, 2015, 12:21 pm -- A Jerusalem Yeshiva student, 25, was seriously wounded in a stabbing attack in northern Jerusalem. The victim, an Israeli citizen, was evacuated to a hospital in Jerusalem with the knife still lodged in his neck. The attacker was later identified as a 19-year-old East Jerusalem resident. He is currently in stable condition.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/new-stabbing-attack-reported-in-northern-jerusalem/

Oct. 7, 2015, 7:06 pm --  A 25-year-old man outside of Petah Tikva mall was stabbed three times. The victim was injured in the upper part of his torso.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/one-seriously-injured-in-stabbing-attack-outside-tel-aviv/

Oct. 7, 2015, 1:50 pm -- A Palestinian man stabbed an IDF soldier and grabbed his gun in the southern city of Kiryat Gat. He then fled to the fourth floor of an apartment building, where he was shot and killed by police. The soldier was lightly injured in the attack, with wounds to his head, apparently inflicted with a pair of scissors. A second soldier was injured as well. Paramedics provided first aid at the scene.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinian-stabs-soldier-and-grabs-his-gun-is-shot-dead-by-police/

Oct. 7, 2015, 11:09 am -- A teenage Palestinian girl stabbed an Israeli man, Daniel Rosenfeld, 36, near the Lions’ Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem and was then shot at the scene. Both the attacker and her victim are currently being treated at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinian-woman-stabs-israelis-in-jerusalem-is-shot/

Oct. 7, 2015, 10:27 am -- Israeli woman, Rivi Ohayon, 38, was injured in a West Bank rock-throwing attack. Seven Israeli vehicles were damaged by rock-throwing Palestinians near Beit Sahour, on the road from Jerusalem to the West Bank settlement of Tekoa.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/settlers-shoot-wound-palestinian-teen-in-clash/

Oct. 7, 215, 10:01am -- Two people were lightly injured after a Palestinian driver rammed his car into a West Bank A’zaim, checkpoint east of Jerusalem.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/2-injured-in-car-ramming-attack-at-west-bank-checkpoint/

Oct. 6, 2015, 10:49 am -- Six police officers were wounded when a demonstration against the recent measures taken by Israel at the Temple Mount turned into a violent riot in the Jewish-Arab city of Jaffa.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/two-cops-injured-in-clashes-with-arab-protesters-in-jaffa/

Oct. 6, 2015, 12:10 am -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Adele Banita at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem. Adele's husband, Aharon, was stabbed to death in a terror attack on Oct. 3 in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night. Adele was badly injured in the attack, and the couple’s toddler son Matan was lightly injured.

For the full story: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/07/world/middleeast/survivor-of-jerusalem-stabbing-recounts-attack-on-her-family.html

Oct. 4, 2015 -- Moshe Malka, 15, was stabbed near the Old City. The attacker, Fadi Alloun, is shot by police as he flees the scene. He was taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

For the full story: http://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-teen-stabbed-outside-jerusalems-old-city/

Oct. 1, 2015 -- Eitam Henkin and his wife Naama were driving with four of their six children on a road between the settlements of Elon Moreh and Itamar. These settlements are located near the Palestinian village of Furik, east of Nablus. Eitam and Naama were shot and were pronounced dead at the scene.

For the full story: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.678511

Take Action Now: Tell Congress to put diplomatic pressure on the Palestinian leadership to condemn the recent and ongoing wave of terrorism against Israelis.


From: Constance Kean on October 10, 2015
Diplomatic pressure is urgently needed.
From: Jennifer Poulsen on October 9, 2015
Let's help the only real friend, the only democracy in the Middle East, Israel. It is our duty.
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