The leading surgeon in one of Jerusalem’s busiest hospitals reflects the diversity and civil rights embodied by the Jewish state.

Professor Ahmed Eid, who grew up in a small town east of Nazareth in Northern Israel, is the only member of his large family to pursue higher education.

Ahmed studied hard and received scholarships, achieving higher and higher goals and eventually earning his position as Head of General Surgery in Jerusalem’s Mt. Scopus hospital.

Meet the Israeli Arab honored by the Jewish state with the lighting of an Independence Day torch in recognition of his years of devoted service to the State of Israel.


#Israelat70: Meet Prof. Ahmed Eid, Head of the Dept. of General Surgery at the Hadassah Medical Centre

In a conflict-ridden Middle East, where wars and hatred are the norm, the State of Israel continues to stand at the forefront of interfaith harmony, integration, and tolerance. On the occasion of Israel's 70th anniversary, this is the story of Prof. Ahmed Eid, Head of the Department of General Surgery at the Hadassah Mt. Scopus Medical Centre in Jerusalem. Prof. Eid's achievements represent Israeli-Arab society, and make all Israelis proud.Happy 70th Independence Day, Israel!#Israelat70 #Israel70 #Celebrate70

Posted by StandWithUs on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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