09.30.2016 | 27 Elul, 5776
Report: Gazan terror tunnel collapses, kills 3
Fatah-linked Facebook shows Peres going to hell for 'crimes' against Palestinians
Israel grants permission for Abbas to attend Peres's funeral in Jerusalem
Report: Hezbollah patrol hit by mine in Lebanon, near Israeli border
Member of Knesset Shai: Peres didn’t betray Pollard
Peres’s historical dance with the settlers
Across political divides, Israelis say goodbye to Peres
World leaders gather for final tribute to Peres
Peres hoped America would reject Trump's vision
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
Court overturns Parole Board’s early release of Rabbi Pinto
Arab party head: Peres brought disaster to my people, despite merits of the 90s
This week on TV: Rebellious robots,return of SJP, and ‘Princess Shaw’
Movie Review: ‘My King’
Chef Nir Zook opens first kosher venture in Tel Aviv
The sound of (vocal) music
Peres had appreciation of power and impact of sports
Israeli clubs return to continental action
Big league hopes for NY sports kosher caterer
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
TAU and Swiss scientists to crash spacecraft into comet today
Could Israel become a linchpin of China’s trade strategy?
Peres’s final contribution: His corneas
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Column One: The New Middle East
Editor's Notes: Peres’s qualitative edge
My Word: Population density, people power and blessings
Grapevine: Shimon Peres: A personal memoir
Abbas: Fatah will hold major congress this year
In northern Iraqi Kurdistan, hundreds pay respects to Peres
Report: Iranian spy masters 'running covert war' in Syria
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Ukrainian President: No Ukrainian has the right to forget Babi Yar
Lauder recalls a memorable conversation with Peres
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
This week in 60 seconds: Israel mourns a founding father
Grapevine: Pleasant problem
Tradition Today: Fear and rejoicing
An opening the size of the eye of a needle – Rosh Hashana
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Not so regal behavior: Saudi princess allegedly orders guard to kill French decorator
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Muzzling the media
A stark prognosis for the Middle East
The road past Mosul
An unprecedented deal?
Tour Israel: Rosh Hashana Special
Wine Talk: Go sweet
Cooking: Ancient grains for a healthy New Year
Recipes for a sweet Rosh Hashana
It’s time for millennials to migrate
Sounds of the synagogue
The joy of a Jerusalem playground
Small [business] is beautiful
A Ukrainian tale of Rabbi Nahman’s grave
Religion and state
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
State subsidizes wrong products and doesn’t cover costs of nutritious foods, they say.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Finding compatible bone marrow could save the lives of a toddler and a 31-year-old father, both named Adam.
Public health authorities are urging the public - from infants aged six months and up through the elderly - to get their annual influenza shots.
ImmunoXpert is based on the fact that viruses and bacteria stimulate different protein pathways when they infect the body.
“In a few weeks, a month, it will be clear if he has left the immediate dangerous situation and can be rehabilitated," say senior neurologist.
Although more than 90 percent of women say after giving birth that they want to breastfeed, only about 58 percent do so because of various factors, including pressure from formula companies.
Hadassah to Treasury: “What else can you do to harm the hospital that you haven’t done already? You... are like a pyromaniac who lights a fire and then runs to call for firemen.”
The researchers produced key insights into how cells and embryos develop, which led to the formation of the field of biology called epigenetics.
Most pregnant women are warned about artificially induced deliveries and told that induction may cause a low fetal heart rate
A total of 150 more job slots for medical residents will be added in public hospitals around the country so as to lighten the workload of existing residents.
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.
It works on batteries in the event of a power failure and is water resistant.
Prostate cancer is complex and confusing, but men diagnosed with it can be hopeful, as the vast majority have a slow-growing tumor that is not lethal.
The child arrived with a high fever and other symptoms that raised the doctors’ suspicions of a virulent Streptococcus bacterial infection that causes the victim to decline rapidly.
"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.
By PAUL ALSTER
Israelis have more babies, live longer than average.
As far as is known, this is the Microsoft founder's first-ever investment in Israel.
By GLOBES/GALI WEINREB AND YANIV MAGAL
Maor Alonso was killed in the tragic accident on his 18th birthday.
Yizhar is particularly interested in the long-distance communications between nerve cells in different areas of the brain.
The Queens-born physician voted the ‘most influential physician executive’ and ‘one of the most important physicians’ in the US makes his first visit to Israel.
Jerusalem’s 114-year-old Shaare Zedek Medical Center organized its first-ever staff research day and intends to hold them every two years.
Over the past two years, deaths from COPD, which includes asthma, but is caused mainly by smoking, and in rare cases by exposure to asbestos, have been significantly lower in Israel.
The statistical report says that the national suicide rate in Israel is lower than in 28 countries in the OECD.
Pontiff to donate iconic white skullcap and donate 35,000 euro from online auction to the Save a Child’s Heart nonprofit in Holon.
In the future, patients with stubborn and even fatal diseases may have the option of undergoing fecal transplants to overcome ‘bad’ bacteria and replace them with beneficial ones.
Yesh Atid MK urges Health Ministry to hurry and prepare operating procedures to deal with such victims.
The new system would allow ultrasound scans to be performed in disaster areas and after road accidents in developing countries with limited medical infrastructure.
Blood test breakthrough promises a revolution in diagnostic medicine.
Tel Aviv University researchers identify defective gene linked to colon cancer in an 18th-century Hungarian mummy.
Health Ministry approves pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program for high-risk groups, making Israel one of a handful of countries to use the daily pill prevention regimen.
Card would include not only medical histories, a list of medications and test results but also scans, X rays and information on allergies.
The careless maintenance worker is still working at Hadassah.
“We hope that in the future, it will be possible to use our discovery to develop a simple blood test for this serious disease even in its early stages,” said TAU lead researcher Prof. Illana Gozes.
Men and women tend to have different diseases and are affected differently when treated, largely because of hormones.
The conference will be held at Jerusalem’s Israel Academy of Sciences and the Humanities, presided over by Prof. Nili Cohen, the new head of the academy.
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.
Of 129 families asked by hospital transplant coordinators for permission to take organs, 77 agreed to give one or more.
Israel's three other health funds reportedly agree that doctors’ prescribing medical marijuana is “problematic,” but they have not yet made statements about it.
Special treatment for eye diseases in children – even newborns – is not very well known among the public or even some physicians. There are 36 pediatric ophthalmologists in Israel.
The trigger for the free app was when a friend of Benny Zviran, who initiated the idea, died of cardiac arrest during a trek on foot in the Jerusalem hills four years ago.
The institute conducts autopsies to investigate sudden and suspicious deaths, accidents, suicide, homicide, suspected malpractice and sudden-infant-death syndrome in babies.
New ALS treatment spearheaded at the Jerusalem Hadassah Medical Center yields encouraging results.
Impairment in Alzheimer’s identified; start-up to research drugs to delay onset of disease.
Jewish men and women and Arab women enjoyed a rise in longevity, while that of Arab men declined from an average 78 years in 2013 to 76.9 years in 2014.
Herzog Memorial Hospital veteran geriatrician Dr. Ephraim Jaul mines Torah wisdom from the 16th century commentator Kli Yakar and turns it into contemporary advice in dealing with the elderly.
5,500 Israeli women die from cardiovascular disease every year.
Herzog Medical Center has the world’s only school for severely brain-damaged and ventilated children that aims to improve their quality of life.
Exposure to a lot of pressure at work has both short-term and long-term effects of workers.
Lack of rest affects emotions and the ability to cope with anxiety.
“Raise their wages rather than waiting for strikes and struggles,” says committee chairwoman.
Agriculture and Health ministries are conducting investigations in order to identify presence of salmonella bacteria in specific Israeli poultry products and destroy it at origin.
By SHARON UDASIN
MK Ofir Akunis: “This is additional proof of our contribution to research and innovation."
"I am insanely lucky to be alive," the 45-year-old says after being hospitalized.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Organization’s president writes the Simon Wiesenthal Center, following a call by a group 71 British doctors to expel the Israeli Medical Association over accusations of “medical torture.”
By SAM SOKOL
Canada’s Kashrut Council considered the issue after MedReleaf, a producer of medical marijuana, inquired about obtaining certification.
La sclérose en plaques ne sera bientôt plus une maladie incurable. Un traitement révolutionnaire à base de cellules souches expérimenté à l’hôpital Hadassah verra le jour d’ici quelques années
Shai Brenner is a Tel Aviv jazz saxophonist who devotes several hours a week to lightening the emotional load of sufferers from serious ailments of various ages.
By BARRY DAVIS
Identifying and changing realities for Israel’s dyslexic children.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Many in Israel are concerned that postdoctoral scholars will remain abroad rather than return to Israel.
By LIOR LEHRS
Exploring the choice of some women to give birth at home, and the midwives who support them – despite Health Ministry obstacles.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
One of Israel’s first family therapy centers, Shiluv aims to provide high-quality, professional therapy to residents of the greater Jerusalem area regardless of their financial situation.
By UDI SHAHAM
“So at the age of 16, I came to Israel...I came not knowing any Hebrew and learned fluent Hebrew. That set my path toward wanting to make my life here and help contribute in whatever ways I could.”
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Taking a look at a canine health fund.
By KEREN PREISKEL
Israel’s unrecognized Arab volunteer medics
By MARK TAINAR
As The Jerusalem Post gets set to publish its 50 Most Influential Jews list for Rosh Hashana, we spoke with Soroka Medical Center doctors who influence medicine in Israel.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
For 20 years, Save a Child’s Heart has been treating kids from third-world countries – many of which don’t have ties with Israel.
Rx for Readers welcomes queries from readers about medical problems. Experts will answer those we find most interesting.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Each scholar to receive $30,000 a year for 4 years of study
The kidney was removed from her body and flown to Israel, where it was transplanted into her brother.
Kidnappers reportedly threatened to sell the 2 students - who were originally from the Beduin town of Rahat - to ISIS if their families failed to pay ransom.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Yehuda Meshi Zahav, who a short while ago was the operations officer of the anti-Zionist Eda Haredit extremist group, abandoned this ideology and now works on the front lines of saving Israeli lives.
By STELLA KORIN-LIEBER/GLOBES
Thousands of children are alive today because of a small group of medical professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to perform lifesaving cardiac surgery and train local medical personnel.
By DAFNA JACKSON
A visit to the clinic of Israel’s expert in iridology was a real eye-opener.
By NERIA BARR
Bill exempts dentists with five or more years of experience from taking test, and it must go into effect within 30 days.
By LAHAV HARKOV
‘Israel’s Nobel’ honors academics who contribute to scientific research, artistic practice.
Dentists who have been working for at least 5 years would be exempt from taking a test; Certified occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and dietitians will be able to practice.
Among attendees of soirée was former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who presented the AFMDA 2015 Humanitarian Award to philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Readers get answers to their health questions.
Readers gets their health questions answered.
A physician shows a medical Birthright group that blending profession and Judaism works.
By JEFFREY DEVRIES
United Hatzalah president and founder Eli Beer's aim is to double the number of volunteers and ambucycles.
By PAMELA PELED
The vast majority of foreign caregivers are warm and wonderful people – and those of us in need of their help feel we could not get along without them.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Kindergarten of Dreams offers promise for the youngest victims of cancer.
By JOSH DELL
There is an alternative therapy center in Gaza City that treats its patients using bee sting, which they claim has a variety of healing qualities.
Adam Krief, a father of three from Israel, was diagnosed recently with primary myelofibrosis, a rare form of blood cancer that is likely fatal if he does not find a blood transplant match.
Medical record from the time when Hitler was put in prison after the failed Munich beer hall putsch in 1923 shows he suffered from "right-side cryptorchidism"
Raphael's dream was to one day get healthy and become a full medical emergency volunteer.
Every crisis contains a hidden opportunity.
By YEHUDA WEINRAUB
The stars are aligned in favor of Israeli nurses, and Goldberg will lead the way towards a brighter future for nurses and healthcare in Israel.
By ELIANA MARCUS AARON
Citizens of a country 1,000 times bigger than Israel come here for their cure. How likely is that?
By BARBARA SOFER