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Who Was Assaf Harofeh

 
Assaf Harofeh medical center is named after a most famous jewish doctor, “assaf ben brachiahu”, who practiced medicine  in the area of the sea of galilee during the 6th century. 

“Assaf Harofeh” means Assaf the Doctor

Assaf harofeh Medical Center is named after a most famous jewish doctor, “assaf ben brachiahu”, who practiced medicine  in the area of the sea of galilee during the 6th century. 

he is known in medical history as the “jewish hippocrates” and is the author of the “oath of the jewish doctor”, written some 1,500 years ago conforming to jewish ideals, ethical teachings and customs.
 
our medical center is dedicated to the spirit of this great physician.
 
“...and ye shall not harden your hearts against the poor and the needy, but heal them....”