“We work together side by side, Jewish and Arab doctors, friends, colleagues. It’s time that the political system takes up this model”

Coronavirus: Arab countries, Palestinian and Israeli cooperation must be welcomed
by Toby Dershowitz and Talia Katz
July 17, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, good news is hard to come by. However, historical foes in the Middle East have teamed up to fight the virus, breaking taboos and opening up new areas of cooperation. Arab countries and Palestinian health workers have been working closely with Israel in delivering aid and researching life-saving treatments. Within Israel, Arab Israeli citizens have been at the forefront of the pandemic response. Half of the pharmacists, a quarter of the nurses, and a fifth of the doctors in Israel are Arab. “The Israeli health care system is an inspiring place,” said Arsalan Abu Much, a doctor at Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital in Israel. READ MORE

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