After extensive preparations, a dedicated gifts room was inaugurated in a festive ceremony in the pediatric ward of the Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center. The new room, donated by “Yair’s Gift House” headed by Meirav Hollander, was established with the aim of alleviating the anxiety and pain that form part of hospitalization, especially when it comes […]

Prestigious Magazine “Frontiers” features groundbreaking research by Mayanei Hayeshua’s Eating Disorders Unit

Virtual Online Home-Based Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic for Ultra-Orthodox Young Women With Eating Disorders Written by: Yael Latzer, Esther Herman, Rachel Ashkenazi, Orna Atias, Sofia Laufer, Ateret Biran Ovadya, Tova Oppenheimer, Meirav Shimoni, Moria Uziel, Daniel Shtein Background: With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need arose to maintain treatment continuity for religious […]

In the wake of recent events: This is how we will cope with anxieties

In the wake of recent events: This is how we will cope with anxietiesThe sequence of difficult events, starting with the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, continuing on to the Meron disaster and now, the missile attacks, has aroused fears and anxieties among children. Professor Israel Strous, Director of the Psychiatric Department of the Mental Health Division […]

Asking our specialists – Meron disaster

Doctor, I have a question:How can we properly mediate the Meron disaster for our children and how are you helping families in the difficult days following the disaster? Yael Parush, an expert clinical psychologist and Director of Parenting for Toddlers at the Mayanei Hayeshua Mental Health Center, responds: “We woke up on Friday to news […]

In the Wake of the Meron Tragedy

The professional coverage of the mental health system at Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center is available to support those who were there, at the tragic disaster in Meron, and to provide assistance and guidance to help them cope and move forward.Immediately after the announcement of this terrible tragedy, the Mayanei Hayeshua mental health team mobilized to […]

“We are at War!”

“We are at War!” Chareidi Professor’s Coronavirus Warning to the Whole World Prominent Chabad Chossid, Professor Eliyahu Sorkin, director of the Intensive Care Unit at Maaynei Hayeshua Hospital, Bnei Brak, has issued a serious warning that the coronavirus witnessed now is not just ‘another disease’. In a full length interview with the Hebrew language newspaper […]

Mayanei Hayeshua expands role of Tele-psychiatry in response to Covid-19

Teletherapy - Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center

Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Center responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by significantly expanding its tele-psychiatric services. Thanks to tele-psychiatry, more patients can be treated, shortening waiting lists and expanding geographical coverage.Virtual meetings between patients and mental health practitioners have become the new norm around the world, and Mayanei Hayeshua’s committed staff have adopted this new […]

Mayanei Hayeshua Battles Corona

Campus Mayanei Hayeshua

On February 21st 2020, the first cases of the novel coronavirus were recorded in Israel. Since the virus reached its shores, Israel has had one of the fastest response times in the world, ‘flattening the curve’ in almost record-breaking time. Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Centre was one of the first hospitals in Israel to establish a […]

From illness to wellness

Amongst the thirty-two departments which currently exist within the Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Centre campus, the Mental Health Centre is housed in a completely separate, state-of-the-art, seven story building. Recognizing the very diverse nature of the Israeli population, Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Centre is committed to providing the highest level psychiatric treatment in a manner that […]