Jewish Journal

Tag: Dr. Ofer Merin

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Bringing help to Philippines

    By Ryan Torok

    December 13, 2013 | 10:34 am

    When an 18-month-old named Edgar was brought to Dr. Ofer Merin and the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) field hospital in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, the child was unconscious and suffering from meningitis, a severe bacterial infection of the membranes covering the brain...

  • Webcasts: IDF’s Dr. Merin discusses Israel’s support for Haitian earthquake victims

    By Karmel Melamed

    August 21, 2010 | 11:43 am

    Yesterday during my visit to Chicago I had a chance to hear Dr. Ofer Merin, Chief of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Field Hospitals speak about Israel’s rescue and relief mission to aid victims of Haiti’s January 2010 earthquake.  His story is not just remarkable because of the...