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About EMA Care

We provide case management and medical concierge services in Israel
About EMA Care


Dr. Eliana M. Aaron, DNP, APN-BC, CRNP, RN

Dr. Eliana M. Aaron, DNP, APN-BC, CRNP, RN is a US board certified nurse practitioner and Israeli nurse, who is passionate about ensuring that her clients receive the best quality of health care in Israel. Dr. Aaron has over twenty years experience as a health care provider and health care coordinator.

Dr. Eliana M. Aaron, DNP, APN-BC, CRNP, RN


All EMA Care employees are experienced, warm, licensed (in Israel and/or abroad) health care professionals with academic degrees in health care and excellent communication skills.


Adam Cohen RN MScN, MBA

Clinical Care Manager
Adam Cohen was born in Toronto, Canada and made Aliyah in 2017. Adam holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree with honors in Nursing from York University and an MBA (healthcare focused) from the University of Toronto. His experiences include emergency care, nursing and patient education, and managing surgical units at an acute care hospital. Adam is passionate about delivering quality healthcare and customer satisfaction. Adam has over 10 years of experience working in healthcare and is excited to bring his knowledge to EMA Care.

Michael Rebibo

Chief Operating Officer
Michael Rebibo is a veteran US licensed attorney who has counseled a diverse clientele including Startups, SMEs and Fortune 500 Corporations over the past 30 years. Originally, his practice was based in tax and commercial law. Since moving to Israel ten years ago, he has served as General Counsel to an incubator and pivoted his efforts on revenue generation and capital raises for the US and Israeli startup ecosystem.

Barr Traube

Barr grew up in Los Angeles, California. She moved to Israel with her husband in 2015. She is a registered nurse in the USA and Israel. Barr is also a Pediatric Intensive Care nurse. Barr lives in the city of Karmiel in Northern Israel with her husband and three beautiful children. She loves being a nurse and she loves all outdoor activities!!
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Ellen Goldberg

Ellen Goldberg is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nursing. Her passion in nursing is helping those with chronic illness live life as fully and "normally" as possible. Ellen in a mother of four who made aliyah in 2015 from Malden, MA, where she worked as a school nurse and summer camp nurse. Her hobbies include running, continuing to (try to) learn Hebrew and mastering making Israeli salatim.

Efrat Seidenfeld

Efrat Seidenfeld, is getting her BA from IDC in Communications and marketing with a specialization in business. She has lived in Israel since 2002, and she has been part of the EMA Care team since 2019. She built the Coronavirus.healthcareisrael.com website and likes writing blogs!

Adina Berkowitz

Adina Berkowitz RN BSN Adina was born in France and grew up in the US, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006. She made Aliyah from Boston, Massachusetts in 2017 with her husband and 2 children. Adina worked as a specialty certified pediatric nurse in the large Pediatric centers of Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh and Boston Childrens Hospital delivering bedside patient care in various specialties. In addition, she was the Summer Camp Nurse at Camp Raninu (Honesdale, PA) in 2019. She maintains her RN licensure in the US and is also licensed as an RN in Israel.
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Rachel Buls

Rachel Buls went to SUNY downstate for her BSN and is currently training to become a nurse practitioner. She made Aliya from New York last year and now lives in Tel Aviv. Her previous work experience includes working at a private pediatric clinic, New York Presbyterian Hospital, an outpatient surgical clinic, and in home care nursing. "I love my job because I am able to help the students. Being sick and in a foreign country can be scary and it is nice to be able to guide the students and ease their anxiety."

Our Latest Blogs

03 May 2021
  What is the difference between an antigen test and a PCR test? What is an Antigen test? An antigen test is a rapid covid-19 test determining if someone is currently infected with the COVID virus. The FDA approved antigen testing for emergency ...
27 April 2021
In April 2021, after a long year with a strict non-entry policy, the Israeli government decided to allow visitors to enter Israel under certain circumstances. The Israeli government was reluctant about opening its borders. Therefore, they haven't mad...
25 April 2021
Summer is approaching! The summer in Israel is known to be very hot and sunny. Going to the beach, participating in outdoor sports, and playing in the sun are everyday activities in the summer. While all these activities can be useful for vitamin D p...

EMA Care in the News

27 April 2021
In April 2021, after a long year with a strict non-entry policy, the Israeli government decided to allow visitors to enter Israel under certain circumstances. The Israeli government was reluctant about opening its borders. Therefore, they haven't mad...
18 June 2020
The following article was published in the English addition of Hamodia. Written by Joel Rebibo...
14 June 2020
What will be the 'new normal' for Israel's gap year programs? According to EMA Care, an estimated 80% of programs will close down permanently if they are not able to reopen in the fall. By TZVI JOFFRE    JUNE 4, 2020 11:58  &...

What Our Clients Say

Interview with Dr. Mobeen & Dr. Eliana Aaron

Many thanks for your hour-long session on Dr. Syed's YouTube channel. This is the best Hasbara Israel could wish for!


EMA Care information and Q&A conference

Thank you for the zoom (and all your updates). It was great. I wish the news was like that. Straight forward, factual, unemotional.  Bravo to both of you ladies!! 


EMA Care information and Q&A conference

Thanks so much for your time and attention! It was excellent! Thank you guys so much for organizing.


EMA Care information and Q&A conference

Thank you! Very helpful and comprehensive.


Ema Care WhatsApp groups

I have been following your updates closely and I really appreciate your posts and I know that I am reading accurate information 


Recommended by an Infectious Disease Specialist

My experience with Ema Care has been so positive that I wanted to share it in case it could help someone else. Eight days ago my daughter, a Shanah Bet student, called to say she wasn’t feeling well and had symptoms of Covid-19. I was put in touch with an Infectious Disease specialist who recommended Ema Care. I reached Dr. Eliana Aaron easily and signed my daughter up. The next morning, Ema Care gave my daughter a telehealth exam and provided her with prescriptions, as well as a list of


Pandemic Planning

I would like to also add my compliments, you exceeded my already very high expectations. You can certainly send other schools our way for a recommendation. 

-Mr. E. Naiman


Emacares Youtube Channel

"I recently discovered your channel and all i can say is that this is just brilliant"


A Wonderful and Patient Resource

Dear Dr. Eliana words simply cannot express how much you have done for all of us and so many others in keeping us informed, calming anxieties, and being such a wonderful and patient resource through such a difficult time. Wishing you much bracha and hatzlacha in the merit of all the countless mitzvot u have done to help so many through these trying times; mikol halev, ein milim and thanks so so much .

Gap Year Program Staff


A True Tzadikah

Hello Dr. Aaron. I cannot thank you enough for providing not only crucial information but a framework that gave us stability and allowed us to function (instead of descending into chaos, which undoubtedly would have happened, if not for you). At the risk of waxing dramatic, I will tell you that when I think of what you've done these past couple of months, what comes to mind is Rav Yohanan Ben Zakai asking Vespasian to give him Yavneh ve-Hakhameha, thus saving the entire enterprise of Talmud