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Belgian Holocaust Survivor Wins Nobel Prize for Physics

Francois Englert, a Belgian Jewish professor at Tel Aviv University and a Holocaust survivor, shared the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday, the third Jew...

Israeli Cancer Deaths Up, While Life Expectancy Rising

More Israelis die from cancer than from any other disease or cause, according to a study released by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics....

Mother Smokes Cigarettes and Baby Swallows Them

Israel provides new proof that cigarette smoking has a bad effect on children. A woman took her baby, age 18 months, to the Rambam Medical...

Nevada Seeking Help from Israeli Agricultural Experts

In a campaign to revitalize its barren terrain, Nevada is hoping to share best practices on water and crops with Israel. The mostly desert state’s...

Fertility Problems? Join the ‘Breakfast Club,’ Researchers Say

Why go through complicated procedures to help fertility when a Breakfast of Champions might solve the problem, says Israeli researchers. Eat well in the morning and multiply the earth.

‘Supersize’ Ambulance for Dubai Obese

A supersize ambulance to cope with the growing number of obese patients in the emirate has been unveiled by the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance...

Israeli Scientists Unveil Latest Innovations in Aerospace Medicine

A helmet allowing ground control to take over an aircraft should the pilot lose consciousness, an unmanned aerial vehicle evacuating wounded soldiers under fire...

Brain Cancer Therapy Discovered in Israel

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...

Tens of Thousands Pray for Rav Ovadia at the Kotel

If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.

14 Pound Baby Born in Haifa

“This is the second largest baby that was born in the 35 years that I’ve worked at Rambam,”

Polio Virus Found in Jerusalem Sewage System

Traces of the wild polio virus have been found in Jerusalem sewage system.

We Have Liftoff (Video)

The Amos-4 communications satellite was successfully launched into space on Saturday night from Kazakhstan. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8VPD3Ibv8U?rel=0&w=475&h=267]

Israeli Scientists Offer Solution to Famine

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.

Israel’s Latest Invention: Camera Helping the Blind ‘See’ Objects

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...

Lubavitch Emissary in Russia Shot in Chest

An Israeli medical plane is leaving in the afternoon to aid in his treatment.

Hitting Back: Israel Threatens EU Prestige and Success with Pullout

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.

Joy of Motherhood in Israel after 9 Abortions in Soviet-Bloc

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.

Search for Strong Egyptian Leader Ends in Tel Hazor Dig

Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.

Swedish Illegal Circumcision Ends in Arrest, But Legal Rites Are Scarce

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.

Paris Prosecutor Says No Zopiclone in Teva Furosemide Tablets

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...

Jewish Scientists: Block Memory of Alcohol Use and Cure the Habit?

Research teams headed by a Hebrew University graduate and Tel Aviv University researchers have suggested that an experiment on rats showed that blocking their...

U of Chicago Teams up with Ben Gurion for Clean Water

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...

Egyptian Girl Dies in ‘Female Circumcision’ Operation

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...

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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...

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