03.25.2017 | 27 Adar, 5777
Senior Hamas militant assassinated in Gaza Strip
Israel ignores UN demand for end to settlement building, UN report finds
Egypt's ambassador to Israel: Peace between Egypt and Israel is strong, stable
Top Republican senator: Not time for ‘splashy’ peace talks
UN adopts Israeli resolution against sexual harassment by consensus
After London terror attack, UK blasts UNHRC anti-Israel bias
Iconic Israeli sports commentator Meir Einstein dies at 65
Netanyahu offers condolences to British Prime Minister May
Merkel: 'No reasonable alternative' to two-state solution
Israel and the US to collaborate on PTSD treatment programs
AIPAC to push for Iran legislation, two-state solution at annual conference
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Top 10 things to do
Classical: Ethnic cello,
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
No pressure on blue-and-white in Spain
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Grapevine: Rating isn’t everything
My Word: Bad breaking broadcasting news
Column One: Trump’s greatest deal
Fundamentally Freund: Does Israel want more Ethiopian Jews?
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
Auschwitz temporarily closes after naked visitors chain themselves together
Freemasons boss assaulted in suspected antisemitic incident in Paris
Twitter social network with most antisemitic content, survey finds
‘Antisemitism is still a concern'
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills combating Israel boycotts
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
Jerusalem Grapevine: Changes at the Waldorf Astoria
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Soroka University Medical Center received 55 severely wounded officers and soldiers during last summer's 50-day war with Gaza.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Israeli, Palestinian doctors leave politics behind in Jerusalem hospital.
Doctors associations object because it places responsibility on physicians to carry out invasive treatment of prisoners in spite of their preference and right to autonomy.
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories approved entry for Palestinian doctors who provide emergency treatment in Israeli hospitals.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Most Israelis, according to the poll, say they want to actively decide what treatment they, get based on all the explanations they get from doctors.
Forer said that both new immigrants and returning Israelis are hit with difficulties in getting medical licenses.
Hagai Zilberman, head of the ministry’s medical licensing field, said that every month his office approves some 1,000 licenses to work in the medical professions.
“The university is committed to the professional training and orderly studies of the students and will do its utmost to minimize harm to them,” the university spokesman said.
Monetary dispute between Hadassah and HU threatens closing of Jerusalem dental faculty.
The newest generation of Israeli doctors may put the desire for appropriate pay and working conditions before altruism.
More than half a million people have tuned in during the last two days and watched the Soroka-University Medical Center operations.
Anesthesiologists around the world are marking the 170th anniversary of their profession while there are too few of them for the advanced medical procedures of today.
The ministries said the queues will be shortened already before the end of 2016, with the process due to be intensified in 2017.
Finding compatible bone marrow could save the lives of a toddler and a 31-year-old father, both named Adam.
People from their 50s to 90s flocked to free lectures in a Jerusalem hospital on treating
and preventing disease in old age.
A total of 150 more job slots for medical residents will be added in public hospitals around the country so as to lighten the workload of existing residents.
‘Metro’ interviews the doctor who helped make it happen.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Due to the lack of enough doctors on the job, Dr. Leonid Eidelman said the burden of long hours is worse than ever, especially on young residents learning a specialty.
It works on batteries in the event of a power failure and is water resistant.
The Queens-born physician voted the ‘most influential physician executive’ and ‘one of the most important physicians’ in the US makes his first visit to Israel.
Of the 29,129 total doctors living in Israel, 56% have at least one medical specialty, a 6% increase over the 2008 figure.
In the future, patients with stubborn and even fatal diseases may have the option of undergoing fecal transplants to overcome ‘bad’ bacteria and replace them with beneficial ones.
Bill would recognize the US, France, Sweden, Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Australia, Norway, Canada and Austria as countries with high-level medical care.
A new popular book by a prominent Florida dermatologist explains everything you ever wanted to know about dermatology.
The death of their eldest son from leukemia pushed Miri and Chaim Ehrental to establish a
unique institution, Zichron Menachem, that has helped thousands of children with cancer and their families.
Men and women tend to have different diseases and are affected differently when treated, largely because of hormones.
17-year-old girl from West Bank city had been suffering from serious and rare endocrine disorder that led PA doctors to refer her to Israeli hospital.
Two new English-language books on eminent physicians inspired by the Torah from the ninth
and 12th centuries will interest contemporary readers.
So far, over 650 families have nominated deserving candidates.
Researchers found that rudeness, even when moderate, dramatically impairs the medical staff’s performance.
Since 2007, 500 emigrant Israeli scientists have come back to Israel and the interest for scientists abroad seems to be on the rise.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Ben-Gurion University presents award to health and science editor
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
NIS 75 million to be given to to young medical specialists who decide to work in the periphery.
The use of anesthesiology assistants, or non-physicians who learn the field and work under close supervision by specialists, could significantly alleviate the chronic shortage of Israeli specialists.
The recent Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem, attended by over 1,000 laymen, offered experts discussing a variety of relevant subjects.
Wolfson hospital sends delegation to save children with congenital heart defects.
VAT office in the Tax Authority last week conducted surprise checks of the finances of 250 private physicians.
A round-up of the latest health news.
During the 50-day war with Gaza, Soroka treated most of the wounded IDF soldiers; a total of 1,263 civilian and military wounded were treated.
The main purpose of video cameras in hospitals of all kinds is to prevent theft, smoking and various other violations of the law on the premises.
Researchers conclude that while some randomized and controlled studies have shown benefit, others have not.
If you are sensitive to swimmer’s ear, use a combination of ear plugs and alcohol to clean the inner canal.
Litzman denounces IMA chirman for saying association would tell its medical professionals not to force feed hunger strikers in Israeli jails, day after cabinet okays bill in implement such measures.
Move comes more than two decades after mental health reform was recommended.
Israel Medical Association says it will "continue to fight" it.
Experts answer reader's medical queries.
The would-be appointee has been in charge of health budgets in the Treasury for several years.
"I prefer to take care of sick people than injured soldiers," says head of Beersheba hospital's ICU, who is set to speak at the The Jerusalem Post Conference in June.
Recently-issued directive will not automatically license experience PAs who have made aliya or those seeking to emigrate to Israel.
The baby was born in the center of the country with outer genitals that do not have the typical appearance of either a boy or a girl.
Doctors upset that Treasury official and not physician nominated to be director-general of Health Ministry.
One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
22-year-old woman allegedly attacked Fabio Serfaty, a prominent endocrinologist with celebrity patients, one block from a Chabad synagogue and the Midrash Jewish cultural center.
Organization’s president writes the Simon Wiesenthal Center, following a call by a group 71 British doctors to expel the Israeli Medical Association over accusations of “medical torture.”
By SAM SOKOL
Dentist had initially been denied clearance because of his weekly phone contact with his mother and brother in Israel.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Depuis 20 ans, l’ONG Save a Child’s Heart soigne des enfants venus des pays les moins avancés, dont certains n’entretiennent aucune relation avec Israël
By PAUL ALSTER
Israel’s abortion policy is an all-too-rare example of a compromise that gives both sides something important.
By EVELYN GORDON
An interview with Dr. Ronen Perez, director of Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s otology unit, who specializes in ear disease and surgery.
By YAKIR FELDMAN
Many in Israel are concerned that postdoctoral scholars will remain abroad rather than return to Israel.
By LIOR LEHRS
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
Draws boos from crowd and a rival's rebuke.
French medical professionals have had a particularly difficult time practicing in Israel, because of a different system of higher education and certification than the system in Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Five experts who have had a significant influence on Israeli medicine.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Rx for Readers welcomes queries from readers about medical problems. Experts will answer those we find most interesting.
Kidnappers reportedly threatened to sell the 2 students - who were originally from the Beduin town of Rahat - to ISIS if their families failed to pay ransom.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Final regulations exempting experienced immigrant dentists from an exam approved.
Latest group calling for a boycott of Israel is a group of 71 British doctors, chairman of the Israeli Medical Association World Fellowship reveals to Knesset panel.
Another amendment that was accepted was written to discourage doctors in the public sector from referring their patients to their private clinics.
The report, written by the Prime Minister's physician Dr. Tzvi Berkovitz, gave the Prime Minister a clean bill of health.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers answer their health queries.
Plaster casts are the standard for setting broken bones, but is the increased price for a fiberglass mold worth the potential ease?
Doctors managed to remove little metal bell that disconnected from child's Purim costume and entered his gastrointestinal system.
Many diseases can be traced back to our genetic makeup, but autoimmune diseases are usually a combination of genes and environmental factors.
Emek Medical Center’s director-general Dr. Orna Blondheim has advanced the Afula hospital significantly in her first decade in the job, but there’s plenty to do.
Smokers had thinner brain cortex than those that never smoked.
With too few chronic-pain specialists and family doctors often lacking knowledge about treatment, patients people living with pain are increasingly using the web.
New book: Broken Sky
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Rick Hodes has devoted 30 years to bringing medical aid to patients in Africa.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Readers get answers to their health questions.
Living is Israel means putting up with rude drivers and line-cutters, but the annoyances are more than offset by the joys.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
A profile of Dr. Meyer David Gershbaum, MD, who made aliya with his family in 2014 from Woodmere, New York to Ra'anana.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
A baby's first shoes can be cloth to give them protection, but in general should fit baby’s foot well and bend as needed.
Warnings on mattresses to avoid having babies sleep on them may have more to do with immediate danger, rather than long-term harmful effects.
‘They laid me on the table and explained that I was to be given general anesthesia...’
By PHILIP GOLD
‘I fear I’m becoming a bit of a lymphomaniac.’
Purge the excess ‘hametz’ from your household routine.
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
The baby girls share one heart and one body.
Regrettably, we can only repair bodies.
By MARCO BALDAN
Ben-Gurion Airport hadn’t been opened on Yom Kippur for seven years; VitalOne, friends and family began securing the permissions and assembling the crew.
By BARBARA SOFER
The stars are aligned in favor of Israeli nurses, and Goldberg will lead the way towards a brighter future for nurses and healthcare in Israel.
By ELIANA MARCUS AARON
"Go ahead and eat steaks and eggs and cheese and hamburgers," he told me the other day, as my jaw dropped.
By HERB KEINON
Reciting a litany of ailments, illnesses and worse has become a regular part of the casual “How are you and how’s your family?” conversation.
By BRIAN BLUM
For decades, Israel has enjoyed an enviable reputation for healthcare, but the demographic reality propping up this reputation is about to collapse.
By ALEX BENEDYK