03.01.2017 | 3 Adar, 5777
'Hamas doesn't want war, but the situation in the Palestinian territories is explosive'
Israeli shoots, kills terrorist during attack in family home
Israel 'obsession' may cause US to leave UN Human Rights Council
Asia presses FIFA for urgent solution to Israeli-Palestinian dispute
‘Ticking time bomb’ ammonia tank to be emptied by April 1
20 arrested in suspected international fraud ring
Knesset grants initial approval for 'parental leave bill'
Breaking the Silence and Israeli government cut a deal
Fatboy Slim to break cultural and musical boundaries in Tel Aviv
Where does the Avi Buffalo roam
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
Flag returns to Israeli tennis player's profile after 'mysterious' disappearance
Hapoel Jerusalem star Stoudemire in hot water for homophobic comment
Sinai Says: Disposable nature of Israeli soccer coaches becoming farcical
Jerusalem moves ahead in Eurocup quarters
Knesset to establish medical license appeal process for immigrants and returnees
Tech talk: Did someone say Skittles?
Transforming the Galilee into a food-tech stronghold
German delegation explores Israeli agriculture industry
Do people look like their names? Hebrew University research says yes
Taub Center says Israel is ‘unprepared’ to deal with elderly
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
March 1, 2017: A capital’s ills
Caila’s ninth birthday
Center Field: Covalent Jewish bonding
Iran, uranium and Israel’s stakes in Kazakhstan’s leadership transition
Ex-CIA spy held over Egyptian cleric's kidnapping to be freed
ISIS attacks on Sinai Christians pose challenge to Sisi
Palestinian Authority to hold municipal elections in West Bank only
George W. Bush says ISIS 'thugs' can be 'degraded and defeated'
Rouhani likely to win reelection
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Jewish groups disturbed by Trump's false flag suggestion
Mothers hit hard by wave of JCC bomb threats
Former UK chief rabbi joins battle against Israel Apartheid Week
ADL receives second bomb threat at San Francisco office
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Trump opens first address to Congress condemning antisemitism
Bipartisan letter calls on Trump to preserve antisemitism envoy
Trump reportedly questions authenticity of JCC bomb threats
Report: Trump mulling axing antisemitism envoy as part of budget plan
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
Grapevine: Broadcast news
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
By ADAM RASGON
A round up of the latest happenings around the country.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
News briefs from around the country.
“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