Dr. Ezzeldeen Abu al-Aish is a Palestinian gynaecologist and peace activist living in the Gaza Strip. Al-Aish received his medical training in Israel and is a popular figure in Israel for his regular reporting, on Channel 10, on the medical crisis in the Gaza Strip. On January 16 2009, his house was bombed during the 2008-2009 Israel-Gaza conflict, killing three of his daughters and a niece.
*Training in the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba and Tel Aviv's Tel Hashomer hospital,
*Work in Gaza's main Shifa Hospital,
*Work on the affects of war on Gazan and Israeli children.
*Appearances on Chanel 10,
Bombing of his home
On January 16 2009, during the 2008-2009 Israel-Gaza conflict, Al-Aish's home in the northern Gaza Strip town of Jebaliya was hit by an Israeli tank shell, killing three and wounding two of his eight children.
Gazan officials identified Al-Aish's deceased daughters as 22-year-old Bisan, 15-year-old Mayer and 14-year old Aya. His niece was identified as 14-year-old Nour Abu al-Aish. <ref name=Haaretz20090117/>
The shelling received wide media attention when Channel 10 called him shortly after the shelling, prompting numerous calls of concern to the station.<ref name=Guardian20090117/>