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Newsletter – December 2021

These past two years have highlighted the paramount importance of the blessing of good health and our collective responsibility to help those in need to access world class medical care. Despite the incredible challenges, the American Friends of Soroka community is very proud of our role in …

DECODING ADHD: Soroka Geneticists Discover Molecular Genetic Pathways of ADHD

Prof. Ohad Birk & Daniel Halperin Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood-onset disorder with unusual levels of hyperactivity and trouble focusing attention on a single task. While there is clearly a genetic predisposition to ADHD, the genes and the molecular mechanism of this common …

Newsletter – October 2021

It is a privilege and an honor to serve as the President of American Friends of Soroka Medical Center. Over the years, I have been inspired by the impact and changes that our support has made to this principal hospital in the south of Israel. With our …

Newsletter – March 2021

Join us in welcoming the spiritual rebirth of Passover. Confronted by a devastating modern-day plague, we have all experienced profound loss, had our faith tested and prayed together for the Plague to Pass-over. With the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, real optimism is now warranted and we can …

Newsletter – December 2020

The incredible challenges of 2020 have highlighted the blessings in our lives and the great privileges we enjoy, including the opportunity to help others in need. As we strive to cope as best as we can, we are also building important reserves of resilience and encountering opportunities …

Newsletter – April 2020

In the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic we are counting our blessings, so thankful for good health and the privilege and opportunity to partner with Israel’s most strategic healthcare institution in confronting this massive global health crisis.

Soroka Medical Center Collaborates with IAI and Microsoft in treating COVID-19

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Microsoft, and Soroka Medical Center have collaborated to develop a supervision system to collect data on ventilated COVID-19 patients in a single location while providing updated, comprehensive information on patients’ status while minimizing the exposure of medical teams to infection. The system integrates …

Session 2: “Ask The Experts” with Dr. Ben-Zion and Dr. Rosenblatt

Feeling anxious? Wondering how to navigate relationships with loved ones? Learn from world renowned experts in this inspiring “Ask The Experts” session, hosted by American friends of Soroka Medical Center.

Session 1: “Ask The Expert” with Dr. Dreiher & Dr. Goldberg

Thank you to the amazing doctors and the 75 participants making Soroka’s first “Ask The Expert” session so informative and compassionate. Check out our full video meeting.

Soroka Medical Center Responds to the Coronavirus

Soroka Medical Center proactively opens a Coronavirus Emergency Center, demonstrating leadership in emergency preparedness for the 1.2 million people living in the Negev! Donate to our special emergency fund here. In coordination with the Ministry of Health, Soroka opened a Special Treatment Complex for Corona Virus patients. …