It doesn’t matter what you look at. It’s what you see that’s important.

Life with serious illness or old age can be different. It all depends on your approach.

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It doesn’t matter what you look at. It’s what you see that’s important.

Life with serious illness or old age can be different. It all depends on your approach.

To Donate

Watch the video

Compassion and Hope in Aging, Illness and at Lifes End

A four-day certificate-course for professionals and lay-leaders as part of our Caring Communities initiative to create a global caring community together. Sponsored by Life's Door and The Jewish Federation of  ...

A Shared Israel – Diaspora Journey: Caring Communities

Caring.  Acceptance.  Togetherness. Hope.  These universal needs are addressed in the Caring Communities initiative. Caring Communities is a collaborative initiative that provides supportive services, on-going education and resources for healthcare...

The Pamm Gross Kahane Healthcare Research Institute (PGKHRI)

PGKHRI studies human suffering and loss and formally documents how best to address these human conditions. The Life's Door goal is to affect behaviors in medical practice that facilitate hope, meaning...

First, Sex Ed. Then Death Ed.

 Article by Jessica Nutik Zitter Jessica Nutik Zitter practices critical care and palliative medicine at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., and is the author of “Extreme Measures: Finding a Better...

Health Literacy and Palliative Care: Workshop Summary

AUTHORS DETAILS Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the National Academies Press. (Request Permission) Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF...

End of life care still not living up to public and doctors’ expectations

End of life care still not living up to public and doctors’ expectations We need a renewed and shared vision and purpose Scott A Murray St Columba’s Hospice chair of...

The Conversation Project" Workshop for Professionals"

10:4hop for Professionals5-12:30 17/2/16hop for Professionals

Clinical Director will facilitate the workshop at the Conference for Medical Education that will take place at Ein Karem Hospital 17/2/16 10:45-12:30

Pespective and Reality in Israel Regarding The Quality of Life of terminally Ill Patients & the Elderly

An open invitation to the lecture by Dr. Roni Tzabar, Founder and director of "Tzabar" Home Hospice.
3/2/16 Idan Hazahav, 13 Eliezer Hagadol St., Jerusalem
12:00 - 13:30

The State's Responsibility of the Quality of Life of Patients and the Connection to "Compassion Fatigue" among Professional Staff in the Health Care System

The lecture took place in the conference 'Strategies for Advancing Resilience, Empathy and Wellbeing Among Health Care Professions' in The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University 4/1/16 10:00 - 15:00

 Presidential Citation for Volunteerisim awarded to Life’s Door Chair, Professor Benjamin Corn


Who we are

Life’s Door is a non-profit organization established by Prof. Benjamin Corn, director of the Institute of Radiotherapy at the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv

THE NEED
The focal point of discussion in the medical and nursing systems is health and survival, while the personal and emotional side of the patient as an additional therapeutic vehicle is ignored, as is empowerment, closing circles and separation.

THE GOAL
Life’s Door is committed to promoting the awareness about and importance of the relationship between treatment, healing and nursing, and wellbeing of the patient.

TARGET AUDIENCE
People suffering from life-threatening or chronic illness, the elderly, people who are nearing the end of life, their families, and the medical and nursing professionals

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