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Kapparot ‘Sacrificial Chicken’ Ritual Gets Green Light in New York

A NYS Supreme Court judge has given a green light to the ancient Jewish custom of kapparot, transferring sins to a chicken before Yom Kippur.

Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 Years

Torah sages surrendered to the High Court's ruling that a "Deputy Minister" cannot act as Minister.

Another Massive Heat Wave Hits Israel, Middle East

Another super high heat wave hit Israel Sunday and sent temperatures soaring over 100 degreees Farenheit.

Medical Marijuana to be Available at Pharmacies

Acting Health Minister Yaakov Litzman says it will be supervised like any other drug that is considered a narcotic.

Israeli Researchers: Smartphone App May Help Parkinson’s Patients [video]

A Smartphone app may be able to help prevent Parkinson's disease patients from falling.

Israeli Mental Health Services Moving to HMOs

Mental health care services are moving from the Health Ministry to direct supervision under the four Israeli HMOs.

Litzman Dumps Predecessor’s Policy, Returns Fluoride to Israeli Drinking Water

Deputy Health Minister Litzman dumps predecessor's policy and returns fluoride to drinking water in Israel.

Hebrew Univ. Study Links Fear of Terror with Risk of Death

A faster-beating heart as a result of fear of terror increase the risk of heart disease, researchers report.

Israeli Scientist Finds Omega-3 Reduces Smoking

A new study conducted by an Israeli scientist finds that Omega-3 helps reduce a smoker's craving for nicotine.

New York City Hospital Testing Patient for Ebola Virus

A healthcare worker has returned to the US from West Africa suffering with symptoms resulting in testing for the Ebola virus at NYC's Bellevue Hospital.

Israeli ALS treatment Gets ‘Fast-Track’ FDA Designation

Stem cell treatment developed by Israeli company BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has been designated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a "fast-track" treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Iranians Wonder, Is the Supreme Leader Fading?

Iranian media photos of a very frail Ayatollah Ali Khamenei sparks questions about the future of the Supreme Leader.

Israel Health Ministry Lists Electromagnetic Radiation as Possible Carcinogen

Israel’s Health Ministry has published a new list of carcinogens based on recommendations by the World Health Organization and a committee.

USDA: Pregnant Women Should Limit Fish Intake

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency have warned pregnant and breastfeeding women, those who might become pregnant and young...

Israeli Startup Provides Home Care for Elderly

An Israeli startup provides unusually comprehensive home care for seniors and peace of mind for their families. According to an annual report released last September...

Netanyahu Passes Annual Physical

A small polyp was removed from his colon, but otherwise the Prime Minister is in very good health.

Israeli Researcher: Chewing Gum Cause of Migraines in Teens

"Every doctor knows that overuse of the TMJ will cause headaches."

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