01.16.2017 | 18 Tevet, 5777
Britain, Balkan countries block EU from adopting Paris declaration
Swiss government hosts $85,000 event aiming to unify Hamas and Fatah
Border Police shoot and kill Palestinian stone-thrower near Bethlehem
UN official: Israeli-Palestinian water talks important for two-state solution
Fighting the good fight
Cloudy with a chance of gefilte fish
Reluctant Armored Corps conscripts sworn in at Latrun ceremony
Father of divorce refuser avoids jail time, but banned from leaving Israel
'Investigations of Netanyahu won't impact his diplomatic agenda'
Herzog and Edelstein agree: Not all criticism of Israel is antisemitism
Israeli zoo goes bananas: Monkey escapes Ramat Gan Safari
Police question 'Yediot' publisher for third time in Netanyahu graft case
Music, the country way
Archaeologists unearth jewelry likely removed from Nazi gas chamber victims
Hapoel TA continues winning form under coach Hadar
Maccabi massive favorite in Tel Aviv derby
Soccer: Beersheba extends gap at the top once more
Basketball: Maccabi Tel Aviv loses again, falls to Real Madrid
Zuckerman initiative to promote cutting-edge research
Israeli health system is ‘anorexic,' says ministry director
Oracle launches Startup Cloud Accelerator in Israel
Israel, Jordan begin building free trade zone
Health Ministry asks NII to establish breast-milk bank
Religious woman ousted from hospital for ‘spiritual counseling’
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Obama’s Middle East legacy: Tragic failure
The interregnum and first 100 days
Right from wrong: The cyber bikini intifada
January 16, 2017: School discipline
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Qatar pledges $12m. to assist Gaza in electricity crisis
Iran says it will not renegotiate nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Amazon worker fired after leaving antisemitic note for Jewish customer
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
Palestinians welcome Kushner as peace envoy, hope he’ll be balanced
Trump: Jared Kushner will 'broker Mideast peace' for the White House
Trump offers to end some Russian sanctions for nuclear arms cut
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
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
A Swiss bank guard’s quest to obtain justice for the Jewish people
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
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
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.
‘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.
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
‘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.
Cardiology Prof. Amos Katz takes over the reins as the ninth dean of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
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