Malka Cohen, 66 and mother of 2 has been a nurse for decades. In the Hebrew interview which appeared in local news featuring some of Israel's most expereinced nurses, Malka tells of how she became a nurse and of her memories of the Yom Kippur War.

A child of of survivors who arrived from Poland at age 9, Malka went straight from her army srevice to nursing school as she simply knew that she needed to find a profession. She explainsd that she fell in love with her work.
 
Her first day of her career began in the Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya where she was immediately assigned to the post of Deputy Head Nurse of the Rehabilitation Department. Her explination is that there were so few nurses at the time.

Now a nurse in Sheba Medical Center, she plans to retire in the coming year.