05.27.2016 | 19 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israeli-Arab named first-ever 'Miss Trans Israel'
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Netanyahu recants post over alleged rape of Jewish woman by Palestinians
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Not the bogeyman
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
Soroka University Medical Center received 55 severely wounded officers and soldiers during last summer's 50-day war with Gaza.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Some of the sharpest and most painful images of last summer's Gaza war took place at Soroka University Medical Center.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Naor, 13, was stabbed almost a dozen times last month while riding his bike in Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories approved entry for Palestinian doctors who provide emergency treatment in Israeli hospitals.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The health minister of the province, Dr. Eric Hoskins, visited Wolfson Medical Center in Holon to understand how it runs its famed Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) program.
“The course will be an inseparable part of the variety of services that the hospital offers to the residents of the area."
“The Hadassah teams do holy work for Jerusalemites and Israelis in general, and now we have been given the opportunity to be a partner for this work.”
“This was the first baby I delivered since graduating from medical school over 20 years ago,” says doctor.
Satisfaction was rated highest in pediatric emergency departments, which averaged 72%.
The survey, carried out in May to August of last year queried 300 people in regular emergency departments and 100 in pediatric emergency departments in each hospital.
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.
Together with terror victims they saved, Shaare Zedek Medical Center staffers cry, laugh and sing.
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.
Ova available to women who had their ovaries removed or damaged by treatment or disease.
Half of the medical centers are owned by the government and 30 percent by Clalit Health Services, the largest health fund, with the rest by voluntary organizations and private companies.
About five percent of fetuses are exceptionally large and are at risk of getting stuck in the birth canal.
New ALS treatment spearheaded at the Jerusalem Hadassah Medical Center yields encouraging results.
54-year-old woman unprotected by vaccination dies of swine flu at Rabin Medical Center.
Herzog Medical Center has the world’s only school for severely brain-damaged and ventilated children that aims to improve their quality of life.
Knesset panel marks International Premature Baby Day.
Patients who hoped to be discharged and recover at home remain hospitalized.
Professor Haim Bitterman appointed director-general of Ashdod’s Assuta Public Hospital.
Health ministry report finds most patients hospitalized in a medical facility closest to their place of residence.
Beersheba and Jerusalem now operate facilities.
“The Israeli-Palestinian conflicts may be intractable, but in the emergency department, all children are treated the same,” says lead study author Dr. Itai Shavit of Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.
Halevy: If the public system doesn’t cover vital drugs, I will certainly consider buying private insurance.
Rambam performs country’s first catheterized double heart valve replacement procedure on 72-year-old man.
Between 4,000 and 6,000 patients die each year from contamination at hospitals.
According to a new statistical report, the Health Ministry says that by the end of January there were 15,457 budgeted general-hospital beds, with 167 added in 2014 alone.
Jerusalem's Herzog Hospital to open up school for it's nearly 30 children chronically connected to respirators.
Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center has just opened its Wilf Children’s Hospital that offers facilities to calm and captivate young patients.
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.
Family brought six-year-old to emergency room after she suffered for two years from repeated bouts with pneumonia and breathing problems that were not eliminated by antibiotics.
"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.
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.
One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
Hospital spokesman says “we respect the religious grounds of families asking for circumcision, and we don’t actively want to convince them to desist.”
By SAM SOKOL
United Hatzalah founder Eli Beer receives a warm welcome from audience at DC symposium.
If your child is at a teaching hospital, consider how often it’s okay for doctors to come in and show your child’s body to others.
By LIAT LEVY
Plans are in the works for the historic Shaare Zedek building on Jaffa Road.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Herzog Hospital has struggled to cope with its lack of space for patients. And the waiting list is only growing.
By SHANA MEDEL
Shaare Zedek and the Hapisga taxi company pioneer a project to keep newborns safe on their way home.
Beit Hakerem is still one of Jerusalem’s most desirable addresses.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Like soldiers at bases and prisoners, hospital patients place ballot in anonymous envelope and then that envelope in another one with ID so the CEC can check ensure no double voting.
New parents at Wolfson Hospital more concerned with newborns than roommates.
By BEN HARTMAN
While the Health Ministry bans such moves, the report indicates that a number of medical centers have complied with the appeals for division made by the patients.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,JPOST.COM STAFF
"At the time [of the attack] I was praying and I didn't understand what had hit me," says 69-year-old woman hurt in incident outside the Old City's St. Anne's Church.
Police investigating motive; Arab woman with knife arrested in Old City
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Sheba hospital releases 92-year-old former statesman after his second trip to the hospital this month.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Perch holding pair on first floor of apartment building terrifyingly crashes to the ground without warning.
The family donated the young boy's liver, heart, lungs and kidneys.
University of Haifa finds that upon discharge, previously healthy elderly likely to suffer functional decline.
Paper presents the first rigorous evaluation of the effect of computer-based decision support on doctors’ decisions.
Five organs donated by family of 71-year-old stroke victim.
Foreign workers concerned about their relatives and their country after earthquake.
By LAHAV HARKOV
While we undoubtedly stare at the screens of our electronics for the majority of the day, no medical harm will come of it.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Mayor Barkat lets word slip out, but declines to say more.
Upon touchdown in Israel, Rabbi Pinto was rushed to the hospital complaining of chest pain. After months of delay, Pinto is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday morning on corruption charges.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
WHO: Caesarean sections "should be performed only when medically necessary."
Lowest rate of going to hospital emergency rooms was in Jerusalem and in Judea and Samaria, according to ministry.
The NCPP pilot began more than a year ago,
Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center not only delivered 22,030 babies in 2014, it wants all of the newborns to reach home safely.
Downloadable large-print Haggada available for vision disabled from Yad Sarah.
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.
Security guards at Haifa hospital catch man who had been impersonating a medical intern and seeing patients for an unknown period of time.
IMA Chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman charges that politicians have been neglecting the health system, eroding budgets for the hospitals and the health funds.
Prof. Nir Orion is developing a project that will be included in the Peruvian science curriculum.
Two victims hospitalized with wounds caused by stones the youths allegedly threw at them.
Most patients very satisfied with their hospital treatment, but some medical centers have room for improvement
54-year-old Bayit Yehudi MK's medical condition had worsened significantly on Sunday.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
The technicians say they are the lowest earners in the health system, and that many receive income supplements to reach minimum wages, even though they are academics.
‘Frozen shoulder’ is a painful condition that can disrupt daily life.
He was hospitalized a month ago because of a hematological (blood) disease from which he suffers.
Treatment of children with chronic diseases is a complex, grueling task for parents, medical staff and community services.
Last year, Yad Sarah lend out 303,000 pieces of equipment to keep the elderly, lonely, injured and sick at home rather than be hospitalized.
2.8 million visits made in 2013 with primary reasons being physical trauma, infections, pregnancy and delivery.
After major weight loss which occurs often after bariatric surgery gallstones often form within months.
The use of healthy stools to treat or even cure diseases has been known by Chinese medicine for some 1,500 years.
Mount Sinai Hospital in New York marked its 164th anniversary in January. Is the US Jewish hospital an idea whose time has passed?
By ELLIOT JAGER
Many women with gestational diabetes are asked to prick their skin to test sugar levels five or six times a day (after fasting and two hours after starting to eat).
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
Suffering from borderline personality disorder, Amira Raanan was constantly in danger, yet her decision to go public with her illness may have saved her life.
By ADINA HERSHBERG
Placed in an impossible position, Erez Avramov had to decide if amputating his leg would give him his life back.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
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
Tapping into two issues affecting the hospital experience of young parents: the quality of care for the mother and newborn, and patients’ rights.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
Although Israel stays in the trouble spots for the long haul, there will always be those who have something astonishing to say.
By PAMELA PELED
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
By MIRIAM KRESH
$30 million of debt may force the Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Hospital to shut its doors.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The new king is Crown Prince Salman, 78, state media announced.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Providing state-of-the-art care for the poor, expanding populations in and around Jerusalem has never been easy on the balance sheets.
By ARI KEREN-YAAR