05.02.2016 | 24 Nisan, 5776
Analysis: Whither the US lawsuits against Saudi Arabia for 9/11?
Agreement signed between Israelis and Palestinians to help journalists in the field
Justice Ministry report reveals private contractors, not police, shot Palestinian would-be stabbers
MKs outraged at Joint List’s Henin claim Israel is ethnically cleansing Palestinians
Jerusalem makes it 10 straight thanks to Rowland’s dramatic triple
Mac TA, Beersheba clash with title on the line
Analysis: What does US use of roof-knocking mean for ICC view of Israel's use of it?
Rivlin demurs again on rumors of imminent pardon for Katsav
Hadash party gives flowers to Palestinians at checkpoint for May Day
Labor to decide date for key convention today
Deri ditches Mimouna
German official denies report on foreign policy shift toward Israel
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Letters to the Editor: Simone Zimmerman
Think about it: McDonald’s is not the problem
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Corbyn’s challenge
Raising responsible children: The relationship between allowances and chores
Kerry rushes to Geneva for crisis Syria talks
Islamic Jihad delegation visits Iran to 'discuss ways to strengthen intifada'
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
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
“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.
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 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.
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
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.
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