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Israel Beats Guinness Record for Donating Hair to Cancer Patients

10 Kislev 5774 – November 12, 2013
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)...

Fire Destroys Bunkhouse at NY Camp for Kids with Cancer

14 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
A fire at Camp Simcha, a camp  for children with cancer, destroyed one bunkhouse and damaged a newly built one. The fire was discovered when...

A Woman of Courage and Strength

12 Elul 5773 – August 18, 2013
When a doctor told her there was no hope... she decided not to listen.

Cancer-Stricken Girl Sings to Barbra Streisand

9 Tammuz 5773 – June 17, 2013
Forget Streisand's concerts and performance for Peres. What may be the most emotional moment of her current visit to Israel was her listening to a cancer-stricken girl sing her own song, “People.”

Cancer Patients at High Maternity Risk, Says New Israel Research

20 Sivan 5773 – May 28, 2013
Cancer sufferers and survivors are at increased risk of major obstetric complications, according to new research by Israeli researchers to be presented next week...

The Legacy of our Mothers

1 Sivan 5773 – May 10, 2013
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

5 Iyyar 5773 – April 14, 2013
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

28 Nisan 5773 – April 7, 2013
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

18 Adar 5773 – February 27, 2013
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

23 Kislev 5773 – December 7, 2012
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...

21 Kislev 5773 – December 5, 2012
Israel's National Archives has released a photograph of Golda Meir's chicken soup recipe.

My Machberes

8 Kislev 5773 – November 21, 2012
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Ezer Mizion Golf Outing for Jewish Bone Marrow Registry

29 Heshvan 5773 – November 14, 2012
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

25 Heshvan 5773 – November 9, 2012
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

6 Heshvan 5773 – October 22, 2012
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

1 Heshvan 5773 – October 17, 2012
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

8 Elul 5772 – August 26, 2012
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...

17 Av 5772 – August 5, 2012
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

23 Tammuz 5772 – July 12, 2012
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.

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