About Every hospital in Israel is committed to defending the health of Israel. But in so many ways, Soroka Medical Center is not like other hospitals in Israel. It is the only major medical center in the entire southern half of Israel, the Negev, and is responsible for the care of over a million people, including 400,000 children and youth. Known for its premier medical care and dedicated staff, Soroka treats a diverse population which includes hundreds of thousands of Jews, Ethiopians, Bedouins, Arabs, and more. With 190,000 patients a year, Soroka is by far the busiest Emergency Room in all of Israel.
Soroka’s close proximity to the Gaza Strip also makes it a strategic “front line” hosp