About Ruthie Blum

Ruthie Blum, a former editor at The Jerusalem Post, is a columnist for Israel Hayom and the author of "To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama, and the 'Arab Spring.'"
Soldiers wounded in combat in Gaza are led to the emergency room at Soroka. Photo by Hadas Parush/FLASH90

Tending the wounds of war

Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva has treated 1,116 casualties — 740 soldiers, 376 civilians.