Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'Enough:' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Israel, EU resume contacts after dispute over settlement product labels
Jerusalemites torn over Herzog's proposal to give up Arab neighborhoods
'Palestinian violence, Israeli settlements imperil two-state solution'
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Machete wielding attacker wounds 5 in Ohio restaurant owned by Israeli
Dutch Zionist store owners highlight settlement goods to protest EU
Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria
World leaders focus on Syria at annual Munich Security Conference
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Assad vows to 'fight terrorism' and reconquer all of Syria
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
NO COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
The UK's BREXIT referendum may aggravate EU's corrupted democracy
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.13.2016 | 4 Adar I, 5776
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
Suspect killed in shootout in Abu Tor after prominent right-wing activist evacuated to capital's Shaare Zedek Medical Center for surgery.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
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
Guide Rivkah Regev took the group along what she calls Reb Aryeh Levin’s path, named so because the fabled Levin spent so much time visiting the Jewish residents.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
Police investigating motive; Arab woman with knife arrested in Old City
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.
By BEN HARTMAN
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 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.
ACRI lawyer Tal Hassin said that mental health personnel “are under unfounded pressures and threats.
Victims were suffering from stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea and low blood pressure.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Father remains in serious condition after attempting to save son’s life; mother and 2 siblings sustain light injuries.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
In the week since health minister Yael German of Yesh Atid resigned, government hospital directors have claimed they have no money to buy necessary equipment and to perform elective surgery.
Prof. Jesse Roth recently received his fifth honorary doctorate in Rehovot, in recognition of his more than 50 years of medical research that has benefited mankind.
Government hospital doctors expected to carry out another round of protests.
About seven months ago, the ministry recommended to pharmacies and the public that they replace the tubes of glass filled with toxic black mercury.
Assuta Medical Centers and other private hospitals have been carrying out a massive media and lobbyist campaign to fight the government’s intention to tax and restrict private medicine.
Parents are often required to accompany their children for the difficult treatments four times a week for an average of four hours per treatment.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Ministry working to ensure medical treatment is satisfactory and that HMO is carrying out commitments in recovery program.
Prominent right-wing activist evacuated to capital's Shaare Zedek Medical Center for surgery; police searching for suspect.
Israel remains near the bottom of the list of 34 OECD countries in this measure – there are 1.87 beds per 1,000 Israelis, compared to an average of 3.4.
MDA stations in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and at Tel Hashomer, are open from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. on Friday.
Doctors provide the medicine, and we provide the magic,” say Denise and
Avi Bar-Aharon, founders of Make-A-Wish Israel, which fulfills the wishes
of children with life-threatening illnesses and bring
By TALI HERDEVALL
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
‘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.
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