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Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The government will actively promote abortions by funding them for women between ages 20 and 33 if a proposal by a Health Ministry committee is accepted. Israel’s”basket” of drugs and medical treatment gives hefty discounts for citizens, and the government adds “goodies” to the basket each year. The committee that came up with this coming […]
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
"Every doctor knows that overuse of the TMJ will cause headaches."
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Only the pharmacies will be decided according to an official bid – everybody else basically gets a license to print money.
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
“Everyone functioned at their best despite all the challenges of the snowstorm, including rescue crews, MDA, and the hospital staff.”
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The app has helped streamline communication between parents, teachers and administration at MDS.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175 cases were triple the national average in previous years. Embarrassingly enough, the largest group of people infected with measles came from our very own anti-vaccination cult of Brooklyn Hareidi Jews. Thirty […]
Posted on: December 9th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
An Irish company will purchase Given Imaging Ltd., an Israeli firm that developed a swallowable camera to diagnose problems in the digestive tract. Covidien Plc agreed to acquire Given Imaging from shareholders of IDB Holding Corp. Ltd. for about $860 million, it was reported Sunday. Given Imaging is the inventor of the PillCam, a swallowed […]
Posted on: December 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israeli Prof. Havazelet Bianco-Peled of Haifa’s Technion University has invented a new super glue that mechanically seals areas of potential leakage after surgery, without the need for sutures. Bianco-Peled set up the Sealantis start-up at Technion in 2007, and the company now is expecting FDA approval for the “Seal-V” glue, developed from the cell walls […]
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Disney Documentary has bought the Israeli animated story of “Dolphin Boy,” about an Israeli Arab who became mute after being a brutal beating in his Arab village and who underwent rehabilitation through communication with dolphins in Eilat. Disney intends to promote the production into a full animated feature, the Times of Israel reported. The father […]
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Global
`The IDF rescue mission in the Philippines, like previous rescue operations, acts as one of Israel’s best goodwill ambassadors in addition to its primary task as a humanitarian effort.
Posted on: November 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
Forget about ethanol, electric cars and vegetable oil as alternative, researchers at Ben Gurion University have come up with a new substitute for oil: water and good’ol carbon dioxide.
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israel has broken the Guinness world record for donating the most hair to cancer victims in a single drive, producing 53.1 kilograms (117 pounds) on Monday, Yisrael HaYom reported. The previous Guinness record was 48.7 kilograms (107 pounds). About 250 women attended the hair drive in Jerusalem organized by the Zichron Menachem Association for the […]
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Global
It's interesting to note that the fact that Israel has been is possession of hundreds of nuclear bombs never stirred the Saudis next door into hasty action.
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The upcoming international Bible museum in Washington, D.C., which has yet to be named and is slated for opening in 2017, will seek to partner with Israeli museums and others around the world to “share the history, story, and impact of Jewish and Christian texts.” The international Bible museum is an initiative of Steven Green, […]
Posted on: November 6th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Dutch water and paper industries sign collaborative agreement with Israeli start-up applied CleanTech to install groundbreaking green technology.
Posted on: November 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
In a country where the two main religions, Judaism and Islam, both forbid its consumption, researchers say that Israel’s feral pig population was originally European, likely arriving with the Philistines more than 3,000 years ago. A new study in the journal Scientific Reports that was based on the DNA of modern and ancient feral pigs, […]
Posted on: November 5th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A Syrian woman who lives in the crossfire of the civil war gave birth to a baby boy in an Israeli hospital in Safed. While in labor on Sunday, the woman made her way to the Israel border from her Quneitra region and asked the Israeli soldiers there for assistance. There are no midwives in […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine → Hamas
Wounded alongside four of his comrades, Lieutenant Klein sustained the greatest damage, an eye injury.
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Lockheed Martin reportedly plans to open a subsidiary in Israel that will employ hundreds of workers. The American aerospace and defense contractor also is looking to purchase Israeli companies and integrate itself into the Israeli economy and its domestic security market, the Israeli daily newspaper Maariv reported Sunday. Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President Patrick Dewar […]
Posted on: October 29th, 2013News & Views → Global
Israeli Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir announced Monday that the Israeli and Japanese governments will establish a joint research and development fund after a meeting with Japanese Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi in Tokyo. While in Japan, Shamir toured fishing and green house development areas, and examined Japan’s wastewater treatment and dairy industry. The […]
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