06.27.2016 | 21 Sivan, 5776
Israel and Turkey set to announce normalized relations Monday
Israel blames Palestinians for West Bank water shortage
Shin Bet: East Jerusalem dentists arrested for bombing attack that wounded IDF officer
Herzog implies Israel should hold vote on two-state solution
Minimizing literacy gaps among Ethiopian pupils
Herzog, Yacimovich unable to compromise on race date
Bayit Yehudi to start English events
‘Chariots of Fire’ conductor Harry Rabinowitz dies at 100
Ministers approve controversial change to child custody laws
MKs approve six long weekends a year in move towards Sundays off
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev is on the war path
Heart of the city discovered at Tel Aviv’s InterContinental David
Seeing Russia through new eyes
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Cisco Executive Chairman signs R&D MOU with Israel
TAU electromyographic ‘tattoo’ could let pollsters and media experts poll human emotions
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
The moral obligation to give charity
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
RIGHT FROM WRONG: How dare Europe applaud a blood-libeler?
THINK ABOUT IT: Shas vs the Reform Movement
Iraqi forces declare defeat of Islamic State in Falluja
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey
Is airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouding neighborly ties?
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
Most French Jewish students want to leave, JAFI emissary says
SA organization pulls out of Hebrew U conference following BDS pressure
Sharansky to French Jews mulling aliya: Do it!
Holocaust-themed play by Polish writer causes stir in Los Angeles
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Sanders signals fight over Israel in DNC platform not finished
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Poll: Israelis even on Clinton vs. Trump
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Grapevine: Good Tuesday
The Tisch: Halla bookends
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope 'crusader'
Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s "Jerusalem of Gold" foretold Six Day War victory
IFCJ funds flights for olim, seeks to attract 2,000 from 15 countries this summer
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
Learning to Conquer My Fears in a Sprinkler Park in Israel
The Israel guide to an EU Exit
The Donald and The Greatest
On The Fringes of Tolerance
Politicians say new force-feeding law protects sanctity of life, but NGOs believe it violates autonomy and human dignity and serves political purposes only.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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."
In light of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Israeli engineering expert Dvir Brand speaks with the 'Post' about his company's various medical technology projects.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The liver cells represent varying genetic backgrounds for scientific, clinical and pharmaceutical development.
60% say they are not fully aware of patient rights
Knesset panel marks International Premature Baby Day.
When Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman took office, he committed himself to make MRI scans more accessible around the country.
Gaucher's disease is the most common in Ashkenazi Jewish families, but quite rare in the world, compared to Parkinson’s, which affects 1% of people over age 60.
Rambam doctors: Laparoscopic approach can be equal
As oxygen therapy is easy, non-invasive and safe, they will now try it on patients with low- and medium-level depression.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Announcement follows precautionary information from the World Health Organization about the cases.
Maccabi says it decided to act now because it has received supplies and that fears illnesses of winter are already showing signs of having arrived.
“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.
School Health Service has been highly criticized by the State Comptroller and MKs almost since its founding around a decade ago.
The latest medical discoveries from around the country.
The use of anesthesiology assistants, or non-physicians who learn the field and work under close supervision by specialists, could significantly alleviate the chronic shortage of Israeli specialists.
Platform for screening and evaluating small molecules as potential drugs for various human genetic disorders uses human pluripotent stem cells as a model system.
The recent Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem, attended by over 1,000 laymen, offered experts discussing a variety of relevant subjects.
University of Haifa researchers also found no basis for the claim that legalization of medical cannabis spurs a rise in crime.
Deal will further enhance Teva’s goals of delivering the highest quality medicines at the most competitive prices, Israeli company says.
By NIV ELIS,REUTERS
Researchers from University of Haifa, Tel Aviv University and the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center conduct study on fatty liver disease and ties to gym training.
Organ donors are entitled to a rebate of NIS 2,700 for travel expenses and a grant to cover the loss of work days for 40 days before and after giving the organs.
Rabbi Yeshaya Haber discussed the kidney donation that he himself received and which opened his eyes to the issue, how he helped more than two hundred people in Israel to donate a kidney.
By JEREMY SHARON
Ellen Hershkin set to take over from Marcie Natan
By JENNA PERLMAN
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.
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.
Nobel laureate Prof. Robert Aumann remembers cousin Oliver Sacks.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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
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
Another amendment that was accepted was written to discourage doctors in the public sector from referring their patients to their private clinics.
A new study by Jerusalem’s Taub Center found large differences in salaries between Jewish female pharmacists and their Arab-Israeli counterparts, apparently due to differences in seniority.
A physician shows a medical Birthright group that blending profession and Judaism works.
By JEFFREY DEVRIES
By MIKE GROPPER
For patients who lack a physical diagnosis, validation from a doctor is an important step.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
An innovative music studio helps people with physical disabilities – employing creativity as therapy.
By JOSH HASTEN
Readers get answers for their medical and health queries.
Exploring the choice of some women to give birth at home, and the midwives who support them – despite Health Ministry obstacles.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
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.
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.
A round-up of news from around Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS have websites that inform residents about community services and events, but few are as clear and comprehensive as that of Har Nof.
Citizens of a country 1,000 times bigger than Israel come here for their cure. How likely is that?
By BARBARA SOFER
Every year different patient groups and protesters around the world request funding for the treatment of their respective conditions.
By RON TOMER