About Us

The Galilee Medical Center is an international center of excellence, as well as, a pioneering medical center.  It is an academic and teaching facility affiliated with Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Medicine offering programs for medical students, internships and residency tracks and Fellowships.  It is the largest hospital in the Galilee and the fifth largest governmental hospital in Israel.  It is the only hospital serving nearly 600,000 residents (Jews, Christians, Muslims, Bedouins and Druze) and is the only hospital with an underground facility with 450 beds which can be sealed for biological and chemical warfare.

The American Friends of Galilee Medical Center works alongside the hospital, and our Israeli counterparts, AFGMC, to raise funds for new and renovated buildings, medical equipment and other services.

The American Friends of Galilee Medical Center is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(C)3 of the Internal Service Revenue Code; our Federal Tax ID Number is 26-0572473.

How Can I Help?


For additional contribution options, contact:

Avrum D. Lapin
North American Representative

American Friends of GMC
PO Box 789856
Philadelphia, PA 19178-9856
Fax: 215.885-1559