Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: October 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel
A helmet allowing ground control to take over an aircraft should the pilot lose consciousness, an unmanned aerial vehicle evacuating wounded soldiers under fire without endangering lives, and a robotic dog that would assist combat soldiers with moving equipment and evacuating the wounded are among the innovations to be presented during the 61st annual International […]
Posted on: October 3rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A postdoctoral fellow at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School identified a genetic protein involved in the development of glioblastoma, a common and aggressive brain cancer. Regina Golan-Gerstl’s discovery could help create new diagnosis and treatment options for more than 20,000 Americans diagnosed with brain cancer each year. The Israel Cancer Research Fund supported the research, which […]
Posted on: September 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel
“This is the second largest baby that was born in the 35 years that I’ve worked at Rambam,”
Posted on: September 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Traces of the wild polio virus have been found in Jerusalem sewage system.
Posted on: September 1st, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Amos-4 communications satellite was successfully launched into space on Saturday night from Kazakhstan.
Posted on: August 19th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Let’s see what the Boycott Israel movement will say if Israel succeeds in developing new technology to reduce famine by enabling crops to grow in droughts. Maybe it will blame Israel for lower food prices.
Posted on: July 29th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
A new invention from Israel that falls in line with the Jewish state’s reputation as a “start-up nation,” potentially revolutionizing life for the blind and the visually impaired, will go on sale in the United States in September. The device, called OrCam, works via a 5-megapixel camera that attaches to glasses and can recognize text. […]
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
An Israeli medical plane is leaving in the afternoon to aid in his treatment.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
When announcing their anti-Israeli directive, the EU thought they had Israel over the barrel, but Israel clearly has plenty of powerful ammunition it can fire back in return.
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
There is nothing like a Jewish mother, especially one who went through nine abortions in 17 years in the Soviet-bloc country of Georgia. Mazal tov on a new baby girl.
Posted on: July 9th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.
Posted on: July 4th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The curious case brings to light a real problem in Sweden caused by the reluctance of doctors and nurses to assist in or perform circumcisions.
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → France
The pharmaceutical giant Teva’s French division, Teva France, announced that the preliminary investigation conducted by the Paris Prosecutor resulted in the conclusion that there were no signs of Zopiclone in Furosemide tablets manufactured by Teva. Therefore, the prosecutor decided that there is no connection between the Teva plant in Sens, France, where the drug Furosemide […]
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Research teams headed by a Hebrew University graduate and Tel Aviv University researchers have suggested that an experiment on rats showed that blocking their memory of alcohol use helped them break the habit. Memories of addiction often cause drinkers to return to their habit when they are aroused by the smell of alcohol, creating pattern […]
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will begin funding research collaborations that apply the latest discoveries in nano-technology to create new materials and processes for making clean, fresh drinking water more plentiful and less expensive by 2020. The joint projects will explore innovative solutions at the water-energy nexus, developing more efficient […]
Posted on: June 20th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
A 13-year-old girl died while being circumcised by a doctor in a small village northeast of Cairo, according to the website Al Masry Al Youm. Suhair al-Bata’a, who went by the nickname Soo-Soo, died of a “sharp drop in blood pressure resulting from shock trauma,” was the statement given by officials following the child’s autopsy. […]
Posted on: June 19th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
MK Yaakov Litzman (UTJ) responded strongly to Health Minister Yael German’s (Yesh Atid) proposed legislation that would permit the state to automatically harvest organs from all dead Israeli without their explicit consent, unless the citizen previously signed a organ donor refusal card. Litzman said, according to an Arutz-7 report, “This disgusting proposal has no place […]
Posted on: June 14th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
"The Fast Diet" closely resembles a spiritual tradition of serial fasting.
Posted on: June 12th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Several people died or have been hospitalized in serious condition after taking a drug that was released inadvertently in the packing of medicine treating pulmonary edema.
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