Despite Air Raids, Israeli Hospital Treats Palestinian Children

Despite Air Raids, Israeli Hospital Treats Palestinian Children

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Jewish ambulance helpers -United Hatzalah photo

While her hometown is under constant missile attack from the direction of Gaza, pediatric intensive care unit nurse Irena Nosel cares for critically ill Gazans in an Israeli hospital.

Over the past couple weeks Nosel and her family have scrambled for shelter when the air raid sirens warn of incoming missiles, yet she hasn’t missed a day of work as head nurse at Wolfson Medical Center.

She and the rest of the medical staff are caring for more than a dozen Palestinian children among the Israeli patients there.

“Children are children. They are not our enemies,” she tells ISRAEL21c.

The personal political leanings of the hospital staff run the full spectrum from right to left, but have no bearing on their work.

(READ the full story at Israel21)

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