Organization Description: Shaare Zedek, located in the center of Jerusalem, treats more than 350,000 people, 43,000 children & had over 115,000 Emergency visits. Over 21,000 babies will be born at Shaare Zedek this year – more than any other hospital in the Western World!
Shaare Zedek is an international leader in the area of Emergency Preparedness and International Relief. Shaare Zedek’s top physicians and nurses have provided medical relief in natural disaster and in medically underdeveloped areas, such as Japan, Haiti, Uzbekistan, Ethiopia and India.
Shaare Zedek has an international reputation for excellence in cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, women’s health, neonatology, oncology and palliative medicine, medical genetics, pediatric neurology, pediatric nephrology, laparoscopic surgery, hand surgery and Gaucher's Disease.
Shaare Zedek does not receive ANY government funding. As a result, it must rely on the generosity of its donors to help us purchase and upgrade its equipment and facilities.
Program Details and Team Benefits: As first time Triathlon participants we plan to provide pre-race support, advice, and instructions, as well as Team Shaare Zedek Tri-uniforms.