09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
Netanyahu suing own office to keep from airing dirty laundry
Peres faces severe organ failure as condition drops dramatically to terminal
Theater faux pas: Netanyahu allegedly booed at Broadway show in New York
Ahead of Jewish New Year, Israel’s population stands at 8.585 million
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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
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.
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
‘Frozen shoulder’ is a painful condition that can disrupt daily life.
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers with their medical and health queries.
Pit Bull and Dogo Argentino breeds were seized from home in Abu Snaan.
By BEN HARTMAN
University of Haifa researchers have found a way to improve memory by suppressing a molecule that is known to function poorly in old age and is closely linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Computer-aided design and manufacturing are changing restorative dental treatments, but growing new teeth with stem cells will be the much-sought answer to decay and neglect.
The attendees registered so far are currently living in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, France, Switzerland and Sweden.
The association joins international effort for ‘Health For All, Everywhere -- Universal Health Coverage Day.’
Age and emotional development influence kids’ coping abilities, but all benefit when parents grant legitimacy to their feelings and encourage them to ask questions.
The meetings organized by the state hospital doctors’ union will be held at Sheba, Rambam, Wolfson, Assaf Harofeh, Barzilai, Abarbanel, Western Galilee and Poriya Medical Centers.
About seven months ago, the ministry recommended to pharmacies and the public that they replace the tubes of glass filled with toxic black mercury.
‘Though dry eye is very common, some people don’t even realize they have it or regard it as normal, so they don’t consult with doctors’
The one-week course for second-year medical students presents a holistic approach to caring for patients with cancer that goes beyond the biological aspects of the disease.
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.
Those suffering from anxiety not only have to deal with their thoughts or worries, but often feel physically unwell – and this too must be addressed.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
‘I fear I’m becoming a bit of a lymphomaniac.’
By PHILIP GOLD
Purge the excess ‘hametz’ from your household routine.
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
Cardiology Prof. Amos Katz takes over the reins as the ninth dean of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
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