04.27.2017 | 1 Iyar, 5777
Hamas Interior Ministry arrests Gazans for ‘spreading rumors’
Senior IDF officer: Gaza shortages might lead to confrontation with Hamas
Palestinian terrorist convicted of US immigration fraud
NGO demands lawyer access for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners
Trump considering Israel visit, White House official confirms
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Mac TA back in 1st after rout of Kiryat Gat
Analysis: Germany’s Social Democrats pivot toward PLO and Iran
Police commemorate slain officers
Drama in Labor ahead of deadline
Dancing against the stream
Einstein like you've never seen him before
Instagram stars capture Israel unfiltered
Israeli musicians to sing in Rabin Square for Remembrance Day
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Your investments: Financial independence and Independence Day
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Investors may be ‘losing their appetite’ for young companies
Israeli surgeons first to freeze, defrost and transplant limb on rat
Gel ball toy that looks like candy lands toddler in hospital
Children conceived by in-vitro fertilization at higher risk for pediatric cancers
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
The unacceptable behavior of the German foreign minister
Encountering peace: The day after Independence Day
Media comment: Ethics? Not for us
April 27, 2017: Survivor’s response
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
Analysis: Why is Turkey bombing Yazidis in Iraq?
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
European Parliament president urges post-Holocaust restitution progress
House resolution would recognize Israeli-American heritage
Soros University under threat by Hungarian authorities
1,500-year-old Torah recovered from Turkish smugglers
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
From Wonder Woman to Wonder Weed: 7 incredible new things from Israel
Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight in new PR blunder
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Grapevine: The other genocide
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Pope Francis urges the powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk
Reflection and Prayer in Jerusalem from A Truth Seeker
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Naor, 13, was stabbed almost a dozen times last month while riding his bike in Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
42-year-old man to walk again after heavy steel frame fell on him.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The first woman to run an Israeli hospital was Dr. Orna Blondheim, who for years has been director of the Emek Medical Center in Afula.
Some 22,000 babies are born each year at Shaare Zedek, believed to be the most for a single hospital in the world.
The Turkish citizen was on a container ship at the Port of Haifa when he developed a severe headache.
The nurse avoided being injured.
Forer said that both new immigrants and returning Israelis are hit with difficulties in getting medical licenses.
Operation, performed in Beersheba, was first of its kind in Israel
Brought to Israel and treated here for humanitarian reasons, he has recovered and his functional and cosmetic outcome is “acceptable,” doctors stated.
The newest generation of Israeli doctors may put the desire for appropriate pay and working conditions before altruism.
The emergency room will be just a 30-second drive away from Yad Sarah Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
The voluntary organization is set to open a community emergency room in Jerusalem.
By JUDY SIEGEL
Hospitals at Israel’s periphery make up bottom of new intern list
The disease occurs in Israel in one per 6,000 to 11,000 births. The earlier the symptoms appear, the more severe the disease is.
Knesset convenes session to discuss psychiatric hospital money issues
Dr. Milton Saute, who developed and implemented a valuable technique in the field of video surveillance in lung surgery, said Morad first began coughing uncontrollably four years ago.
According to the report, 2,057 patients died in an emergency room in 2015: 1,807 from disease and the rest from external causes.
Health Ministry encourages opening of urgent-care centers to reduce emergency room pressures.
More than half a million people have tuned in during the last two days and watched the Soroka-University Medical Center operations.
The Finance Ministry had long opposed putting limitations on MRI scanner purchases by hospitals at their own expense.
Each five-day rider is obligated to raise a minimum of $2,500 or the equivalent in sponsorships, with the average rider managing to raise well over $5,000.
Quick supportive medical treatment saved her from system failure and possibly even death. A black widow bite causes severe pain and muscular and neurological symptoms.
State subsidizes wrong products and doesn’t cover costs of nutritious foods, they say.
Most pregnant women are warned about artificially induced deliveries and told that induction may cause a low fetal heart rate
Shaare Zedek to supervise following hepatitis C infection incidentץ
The IMA’s proposed 24-hour warning strike on Thursday would put the public general, psychiatric, geriatric and rehabilitation hospitals around the country on a much-reduced Shabbat schedule.
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.
Azaria: Women don’t want to be separated from their babies, doctors often dismiss complaints.
The woman, the oldest ever to give birth at Kaplan Medical Center, suffered from a serious case of preeclampsia that put the baby girl and even the mother at risk.
Health professionals are functioning with very pressed resources, says director-general.
Only now is the ministry pressing the Treasury to remove price controls and subsidies on white flour and bread and place controls and provide subsidies on whole wheat products.
117 institutions reviewed for report.
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.
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
Un documentaire étonnant jette un regard singulier sur la vie dans un établissement psychiatrique
By BERNARD DICHEK
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
Two years after a massive earthquake rocked Nepal, Israeli officer recalls the rapid deployment and the tireless efforts to save lives
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Matnat Chaim, an Israeli NGO founded by Rabbi Yeshayahu Haber, has just marked the 400th kidney transplant it helped facilitate.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Ya'acov Litzman made the statement on Thursday, explaining that the government had promised it would cover expenses of the medical treatment of injured Syrians, but has failed to do so.
"We see this as a major target for general hospitals and others where patients are hospitalized in the long term," Health Minister Ya'acov Litzman said.
The hospital workers, who have all immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia and the former Soviet Union, have received a crash course in Hebrew while on the job.
Netanyahu's comments came during a visit to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem where he visited, along with Health Minister Yaakov Litzman.
By HERB KEINON
The suspect, an employee of the Sheba Medical Center, was arrested Tuesday after allegedly treating hundreds of ER patients.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
In 2001, the state commission decided to seal numerous documents until 2071 regarding the disappearance of Mizrahi-descended children in the 1950s.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
After slight improvements were seen in the former president's condition on Wednesday, he remained in serious but stable condition.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Implementation of 2015 Histadrut/Treasury agreement to employ 1,500 hospital cleaning workers directly to take place in July.
It was said that the greater Beersheba area will have a million residents in a few years, compared to 650,000 today. But planning and building a new hospital takes seven to 10 years.
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.
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).
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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
Abu Shaaban, a medical clown from central Gaza, was inspired to work as a medical clown after first receiving treatment in Israel as a cancer patient.
By ADAM RASGON
The baby girls share one heart and one body.
Ahmad Dawabsha was hospitalized at the Tel HaShomer Medical Center in Tel Aviv this week following a deterioration in his health.
A round up of the latest happenings around the country.
News briefs from around the country.
It seems to me that a simple solution for reducing the ongoing violence in emergency rooms and medical clinics would be to post a policeman in each and every one!
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
“Is it not time that the world recognized the humanitarian work carried out here, in spite of the continued incitement, stabbings, vehicle rammings and rockets activated against us?”
By BRENDA KATTEN
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