Arab physician brings tallit-wrapped Torah scroll to Coronavirus Department

Arab physician at Mayanei's Coronavirus Department

Many people at Mayanei Hayeshua stopped and stared at the unexpected sight of Arab physician Dr Abed Zehalka, who has worked in the hopital’s ICU for several years, delivering a tallit-clad Torah scroll to the Cronavirus Department while wearing full protective garb. Ironically, the Coronavirus Department is the only location in Israel where patients can […]

Yong girl arrived in life-threatening condition and diagnosed with Diabetes


An eight-year-old girl arrived at Mayanei Hayeshua’s Pediatric Emergency Room in an extremely serious condition, displaying advanced symptoms of pediatric diabetes. The ER staff worked on her painstakingly until she was stable enough to move to the Isolation Ward of our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The child’s condition remained life-threatening but the dedicated professional staff […]

Toddler cured and discharged from PICU

Dr. Alexandra Gleizer

A two-year-old boy with a complicated medical history was rushed to Mayanei Hayeshua’s Pediatric Emergency Room suffering from high fever and acute stomach pains. Extensive examination discovered the toddler was suffering from an abscess in the abdomen. To avoid complex invasive surgery on such a young child, he was moved to our Pediatric Intensive Care […]

The story of ‘Y’ – a miraculous return to life

When ‘Y’ was hospitalized in the Eating Disorders Unit of Mayanei Hayeshua, she was desperately ill – physically and emotionally.  She was horribly emaciated.  She was so weak that she could barely lift herself up.  Most frightening of all, ‘Y’, a young teenager, had completely given up on herself.  She had lost the will to […]

The story of ‘M’ – an eyewitness report of a ‘wow’ experience

Anorexia Department

My recent visit to MAYANEI HAYESHUA Eating Disorders Unit can be described as nothing short of extraordinary. I was part of a truly ‘WOW’ – transformational experience. I met a young woman – let’s call her ‘M’ to protect her privacy – who has been an in-patient in this program for just over a year. […]