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The Legacy of our Mothers

I explain that their cancer diagnosis might have resulted from something they could also have passed down to their children.

Ten of Thousands at Funeral of Son of Rav Ovadia Yosef

Tens of thousands of people participated Friday afternoon in the funeral procession of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, the eldest son of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi...

Hebrew U Professor Chosen for American Cancer Research Award

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has chosen Prof. Alexander Levitzki of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as the winner of its 2013...

Hizbullah Denies Syria Rebels’ Claim They Hit Nasrallah’s Deputy

Syrian rebels have claimed that they wounded Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s top deputy in the bombing of a Syrian army convoy, but Hizbullah immediately...

Heeb Magazine Gets Serious

Heeb Magazine Publisher is looking to promote his tribute to his late brother and his fight with cancer.

In Time For Winter, Israeli National Archives Release PM Golda Meir’s Recipe for Chicken...

Israel's National Archives has released a photograph of Golda Meir's chicken soup recipe.

Ezer Mizion Golf Outing for Jewish Bone Marrow Registry

Caesarea Golf Club will host the 3rd Annual Ezer Mizion Golf Classic tournament on Wednesday, November 21. The popular event, which is due to...

Title: One Shot

ne Shot, authored by M. Wiseman, is an emotional drama that focuses on issues faced by some teens nowadays. In Suburbia, U.S.A., lived three extraordinary young men, Baruch, Nadav and Rafi. Nadav and Rafi have been friends forever, and Baruch joins the crew in his later teens. Pain is the bond that brings the threesome together. Baruch and Nadav have emotional pain and Rafi suffers from a physical pain; he discovered that he had advanced-stage cancer. The cancer was serious – too serious for the doctors, so they eventually stopped treating him.

Israeli Company Wins FDA Approval For Bone Cancer Treatment

Israeli med-tech company InSightec Image Guided Treatment has announced that it has been approved for US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarketing of its ExAblate targeted focused ultrasound treatment for the removal of bone tumors.

Israeli Buildings Pink-Lit to Fight Breast Cancer

The tall buildings of Haifa University and the Naveh Nof residential Tower in Bat Yam were lit up in pink Tuesday night in solidarity with an international breast cancer awareness campaign.

Wake Up, America, It Ain’t 1895

America, this is not the Victorian age of dark satanic mills and brutal capitalists who laugh while watching children starve.

Why I’ve Always Written So Much With Such Intensity And Why I Won’t Stop...

A famous Jewish story about that is the tale of Rabbi Zosia who said that he did not expect God to berate him for not having been Moses—who he wasn’t—but for not having been Zosia.To me, that means we must do the best to be ourselves while trying to make ourselves as good as possible.

Israeli Scientists Find Way to Delay Cell Death

Israeli Researchers have discovered a protein that is central to delaying cell death, which “could lead to new approaches to treating cancer.” Programmed cell death, or Apoptosis, is a critical defense mechanism against the development of abnormal cells like cancer.

Debunking Myths in Women’s Health Update

Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society came out with new guidelines concerning Pap smears, which screen for cervical cancer. Conventional wisdom had long held that women should receive annual Pap smears, but in March, doctors announced the new guidelines suggesting that women receive a Pap smear once every three years.

Alex’s Blog Round-up

Today's blog round-up is from the younger set. Still meant to be read by people of all ages, these blogs talk about modesty, Twitter sayings and the power of the Jew-fro.

Israeli Vows to ‘Bike for the Fight’ Against Cancer

A new initiative – Bike for the Fight – will raise money for the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), a North American organization funding grants to top Israeli cancer researchers and scientific institutions, by biking for three months across the United States.

Eva Rona: Proper Nutrition As A Bridge To Health And Happiness

The lecturer, a soft-spoken woman radiating sincerity and warmth was especially impressive. And so was her topic: “Proper nutrition as a bridge to health and longevity.”

Arab Children with Cancer Meet Alpine Soldiers on Mt. Hermon

Last year, Arab children diagnosed with cancer visited Israel's only ski resort located in Mt. Hermon, in northern Israel. The children, accompanied by parents...

Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Dies of Cancer at 47

Adam Yauch of the seminal hip-hop group the Beastie Boys has died at the age of 47 after battling cancer. Yauch, one of three members...

Israeli Anti-Nausea Pill for Cancer Patients Passes Clinical Trial

Israel’s RedHill Biopharma announced success last week in a major clinical trial of a new drug to prevent nausea in cancer patients.

‘Goodbye Darkness, My Young Friend’

The fact that you are reading this article can only mean that the gut-churning, frantic, multi-tasking marathon known as getting ready for Pesach is behind you;

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society Reception

Naomi and Chaim Manela, and Lorraine and Steve Spira recently hosted the annual Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (RCCS) reception in Los Angeles. RCCS supporters throughout the Los Angeles Jewish community were in attendance.

Israeli Innovation: Blood Test to Detect Multiple Cancer Types

A new method in development at Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University will offer early detection using infrared light. Preliminary tests show 90% rate of success.

As A Friend

Beads of sweat were forming on my hand as I held the warm phone and listened to the rings one by one. RING… I tried staying calm as I waiting for the answer. RING… I looked down at the phone. My finger makes its way to the red button on the right. Should I just press end? RING…

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