Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
More Israelis die from cancer than from any other disease or cause, according to a study released by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics. Titled “Society in Israel,” the report found that cancer caused 26.3 percent of all Israeli deaths in 2010, up from 16.9 percent in 1970.
Heart disease was the next-highest cause of death, at 16.5 percent, and diabetes was the third-highest at 5.8 percent.
The same report, however, showed that Israel is one of the world’s top countries for life expectancy, ranking fifth in the 34-member Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the association of the world’s most developed countries. The average Israeli life expectancy is 81.7 years, a figure that rose by 2.6 years for men and 2.4 years for women between 2001 and 2011.
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A terror cell attacked Israeli soldiers patrolling the southern border Wednesday from the Sinai Peninsula.
A car tried to run through the Gush Etzion checkpoint near the tunnel roads.
The IDF doesn’t discuss it but is not ignoring possible terror tunneling in the north.
A study concluded that delaying nonmedical circumcision results in greater risk for the child, and a more costly procedure. Muslims try to circumcise children before 13 years old.
The IDF confirms Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror organization planned a massive terror attack on Israel via its tunnel network.
Israel’s holy capital of Jerusalem once more celebrates the election of both an Ashkenazi and Sephardic Chief Rabbi Jewish spiritual guidance in the city.
Visitors from Ebola-stricken West African nations will be required to enter the U.S. from one of only five airports.
Israel’s UN ambassador refuted secretary-general’s hackneyed and false understanding of instability in the Middle East.
The mortar, which hit Israel on Tuesday morning, did not cause any injuries or damage.
After lying in coma for months, 83-year-old Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani has died, Iranian media reported Tuesday.
A radicalized Canadian convert to Islam rammed soldiers in what may have been an act of terrorism.
PA unity govt chairman Mahmoud Abbas raises the penalty for selling land to a “hostile nation” (Jew).
Israel’s government is recruiting citizens to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.
The Beach Boys aren’t coming to Israel next month…
Dr. Eli Harari will receive the U.S. National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
The high-speed rail line has cost around $1.9 billion and is expected to carry passengers between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in only 28 minutes.
“The truth will come to light… truth will come to light.” – Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice
Letter of protest charges SJP with “harassing and intimidating Jewish students.”
Three Syrian children wounded Saturday night in a lethal mortar shell attack in a courtyard where they were playing were brought to the Rebecca Sieff (Ziv) Hospital in Safed (Tsfat) for medical treatment. A 7-year-old boy was in serious condition with chest wounds and a broken hand; a 10-year-old boy was also in serious condition […]
Despite the vote’s difficult timing for observant Jews, a number of pro-Israel groups also turned out to support CUNY students and faculty who opposed the resolution.
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