Critics Say No Reason to Name Hospital for Late Israeli PM Yitzhak Shamir

The Assaf Harofeh hospital in central Israel was named for fifth century C.E. physician Assaf Ben Brachiahu, but he's now been replaced by the two-term Likud premier.

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The decision to rename the Assaf Harofeh Hospital in central Israel after the country’s seventh prime minister, Yitzhak Shamir, is proving a bitter pill for some to swallow.