Dr. Yitzhak Glick, a tireless volunteer in Efrat

Moskowitz Prize for Zionism recipient has often cared for victims of terrorist attacks and refuses to receive compensation for the countless hours he puts into his work in Israel.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
May 22, 2012 05:56
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Dr. Yitzhak Glick

Yitzhak Glick 370. (photo credit: Lerner Com)

 
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Physicians are known to work crazy hours, but Dr. Yitzhak Glick’s routine is even more strenuous than most others in his field because he divides his time working at two locations thousands of miles apart. Every month he travels from his home in Efrat, south of Jerusalem, to Cleveland, Ohio, where he works 12 days in the emergency room before returning to Israel.

He spends the rest of his time volunteering at the medical emergency center in the West Bank settlement where he lives. Glick has often cared for victims of terrorist attacks and refuses to receive compensation for the countless hours he puts into his work in Israel.

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That ethic was partially inspired by the untimely death of his friend Dr. David Appelbaum, who was killed along with his daughter Nava and five other people by a suicide bomber at Cafe Hillel in Jerusalem in 2003. Nava, 20, was to have been married the next day.

This is not Glick’s first honor. In 2009, President Shimon Peres presented him with an accolade in recognition of his altruism. Glick is known to be on call 24 hours a day seven days a week and often arrives at the scene of an emergency before ambulances do.

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