Photo of the Week – Babies in the stairwell

When sirens go off across Israel, hospital staff must crowd with newborn babies into the stairwell for shelter.

Petach-Tikvas Schneider Childrens Hospital during a Gaza rocket attack

Petah Tikva’s Schneider Children’s Hospital during a Gaza rocket attack

Under fire from frequent rocket attacks from Gaza, staff at Petah Tikva’s Schneider Children’s Medical Center take shelter in the hospital’s stairwell carrying newborn babies.

This week’s photograph was taken on Sunday morning by Dr. Ruti Vigler.

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