“Demographic Danger” – Ethnic tension in a maternity ward in Israel

Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem was founded on a promise to serve all patients with the same, excellent care. But fear and prejudice affecting midwives and their patients put the ideal to the test.

Host(s): Shaina Shealy, Monica Lopez, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Drorit Hochner, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Scopus Hospital; Rabbi Benny Lau; Dikla Aharon, journalist; Dori Adar, online developer; Tami Doron, Avia, and “Rivka” nurse-midwives; and Jewish and Arab mothers who gave birth or considered giving birth at Mt. Scopus Hospital.

Credits: Produced by Shaina Shealy, originally for Making Contact {radioproject.org}, with Monica Lopez and executive producer Lisa Rudman. Adaptation for WINGS by Frieda Werden.

Comments: For more information, visit http://www.radioproject.org/2016/10/demographic-danger-a-look-at-maternity-wards-and-segregation-in-israel/

http://wings.org/ftp/2016%20series/WINGS31-16DemographicDanger-28_45-192kbps.mp3