IsraelCast Episode 71



This week on IsraelCast, host Steven Shalowitz is back at the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya visiting with Dr. Tsvi Sheleg, the center’s Deputy Director General. Dr. Sheleg discusses evacuating to fully operational underground hospitals in times of crisis and working seven days straight during his time as the Medical Director of the IDF Field Hospital in Haiti and Nepal after devastating earthquakes.

Dr. Tsvi Sheleg is the Senior Physician in the Ophthalmology Department and the Deputy Director General at the Galilee Medical Center. Dr. Sheleg completed his medical studies at Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheba and received his MBA at Tel Aviv University. Currently for his IDF reserve duties, he serves as a Commander of the Airborne Medical Company. To learn more about the Galilee Medical Center, please visit

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