04.30.2017 | 4 Iyar, 5777
Questions over Israel-Hamas conflict prompt $7m. Hollywood court battle
Abbas, Jordanian king coordinate stance ahead of Trump meeting
Report: Egypt, PA coordinate positions ahead of Abbas, Trump meeting
IDF imposes West Bank, Gaza closures ahead of Israeli Memorial Day
Israeli youth workers exploited, unaware of their basic rights, report finds
Knesset speaker reaches out to disgruntled Israeli families of fallen troops
Swimming for a cause: From the Dead Sea to the Pacific Ocean
Bennett shows the door to Uri Ariel
Mexican diplomat to be honored for challenging UNESCO on anti-Israel vote
An oasis of creativity
Comedy in the age of Trump
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Hadar quits Hapoel Tel Aviv after less than four months
Beersheba secures back-to-back titles
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Study: Widows continue emotional relationship with deceased partner
Teaching med students with movies, objects and rare books
New Worlds: Veggies also have cholesterol
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
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
The cost of freedom on Israel's 69th birthday
Leaving the region better than we found it
April 30, 2017: Opinion on opinions
The hilltop youth – the inevitable result of 50 years of ‘occupation’
EU trapped between Trump and Tehran
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
Iran's Khamenei rebuffs president's detente policy with West
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
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
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
Flip-flopping neo-Nazi used to back Trump, now blasts his 'Jew loving'
Names revealed of Jewish targets of South African twin terror suspects
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
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
These comedians want to bring Yiddish humor to TV
Grapevine: Remembering a world that was
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
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
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in benching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Israeli couple commemorates pregnant daughter, 4 grandchildren slain by terrorists
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
There are creative ways to educate future doctors to think and not memorize, according to a recent Jerusalem symposium
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
United Hatzalah brings communities together
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
Procedure could lead to ‘organ banks’ for new types of human organ replacement surgeries.
Keep your family and yourself free from injury this Independence Day.
The world of medicine is changing. Most practitioners will find themselves unprepared
The unusual partnership brings together a major hospital and academic center to stimulate and advance applied medical research.
By JUDY SIEGEL
NYU team flown in to participate in Israel's Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s unusual surgery.
The only pediatric supportive and palliative care center in the country has opened on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus.
A new head of the Health Ministry’s
Nurses Administration has taken
up her post in Jerusalem.
The Magen David Adom/United Hatzalah imbroglio may soon reach an end.
Touch has been found to be very beneficial in calming people and easing recovery from medical procedures
Small-nerve neuropathy, which can result from uncontrolled diabetes and a variety of other disorders, should be prevented or diagnosed and treated early.
“It is history in the making for an Israeli company to bring the tidings to the citizens of New Mexico.”
By SHARON UDASIN
The procedure uses an MRI-guided ultrasound, developed by the Insightec company at the Technion.
Lack of movement, friction or forgotten
medical devices can cause pressure
ulcers in immobile patients of all ages,
with potentially catastrophic results.
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.
One of the kidney recipients, 36-year-old Muhammad Badarna, had been suffering from kidney failure since childhood: "Thank you from the depth of my heart.”
The emergency room will be just a 30-second drive away from Yad Sarah Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
About half of them now have significant hope that they can become biological parents, the hospital said.
Knesset session convened to discuss financial issues of psychiatric hospitals .
“The major insight from this research is that there is an active process in the brain which inhibits the ability to learn new things and protects the consolidation of memories.”
Live donors now constitute two-fifths of the number of transplants, so much so that there are queues for potential donors waiting for surgery.
The girl was born with a very rare congenital defect in the development of the muscles of the abdominal wall called omphalocele.
People who contracted benign tumors in their jaws and need rehabilitation will get it at state cost.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
EpiPens are automatic syringes that inject the neurotransmitter epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions caused by insect bites or stings, foods, medications, latex and other causes
Health experts have often advised consuming more sodium during the summer months, but it is unnecessary, according to University of Haifa researcher.
New biological treatments and ways of getting babies exposed to allergens early are revolutionizing the field of clinical immunology.
More than half a million people have tuned in during the last two days and watched the Soroka-University Medical Center operations.
Magen David Adom's new app boasts of advanced features such as geolocation, live videos of medical scenes and text message communication with medics.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
A provocative new book by an American anthropologist about the influences of evolutionary
biology on men’s health will cause both genders to think about the past and the future.
The innovation could lead to the possibility of regrowing larger bones in the rest of the body.
Not long ago, former US vice president Richard Cheney, who uses a pacemaker for his heart problems, said he learned that various individuals had tried to “break into” it.
Preventing blindness would save NIS 62 million a year for the National Insurance Institute (NII) budget alone.
Health fund says haredi families ‘hardest to convince’ to get shots.
“When someone offends you while smiling, should your brain interpret it as a smile or an offense?” asks Dr. Hadas Okon-Singer of Haifa.
Even many nurses and doctors are unaware of all the latest scientifically based guidelines for preventing sudden infant death syndrome, whose rate has declined little in Israel.
Shaare Zedek becomes full Level-One trauma center with neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurological care.
For three decades, the hospice on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus has accompanied thousands of terminal patients to the edge of their lives. A symposium marked the anniversary event.
The BGU researchers compared the records of long-term health records of 250,000 babies born at Soroka between 1991 and 2013 and found the highest cardiac risks among those born prematurely.
The numbers represent an 18% drop in mortality rate for the infants.
Anesthesiologists around the world are marking the 170th anniversary of their profession while there are too few of them for the advanced medical procedures of today.
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.
A University of Chicago economist uses the tricks of her trade to analyze advice for pregnant women.
A round up of the latest health innovations.
State subsidizes wrong products and doesn’t cover costs of nutritious foods, they say.
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
Quelle est l’origine de la vie ? Le Dr Gary Steinman, homme de foi et brillant scientifique, n’a eu de cesse de chercher la réponse à cette questio
By ELISSA EINHORN
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
By replicating United Hatzalah’s groundbreaking technology in Israel, Jersey City’s United Rescue is revamping how it’s aiding their citizens’ calls of distress.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Yuval Landschaft, the director of the Healthy Ministry's Medical Cannabis Unit, shared this estimate with the participants of CannaTech, Israel's Int'l Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation.
A growing crisis in geriatric nursing care in Israel has worsened; the prime minister has been notified and asked to intervene.
The procedure was carried out by Dr. Aharon Medina, head of Shaare Zedek’s electrocardiography department.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“This landmark report shows that the relationship between American and Israeli universities is stronger than ever.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Five experts who have had a significant influence on Israeli medicine.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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.
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.
By PAUL ALSTER
Teva Pharmaceuticals, Israel’s biggest
company, has seen its share price
halved as generics eat at its profits,
and leveraged buyouts have left it
burdened with huge debts.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
A medical clinic in Tel Aviv provides basic treatment free of charge for migrants who have no insurance.
Chronically cold extremities may go hand-in-glove with serious health concerns
Queries from readers about medical problems getting answered by medical experts.
Soroka University Medical Center doctors encourage most of us to roll up our sleeves.
Readers get answers to their health questions.
Readers gets their health questions answered.
‘Israel was asking people who are highly licensed and very
skilled to give up their source of employment just to prepare to take an exam. Who
could do that?’
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
The Stroke Club started 21 years ago for younger survivors, but they have aged and there has not been much success in recruiting the younger age group.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
‘They laid me on the table and explained that I was to be given general anesthesia...’
By PHILIP GOLD
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
United Hatzalah president and founder Eli Beer's aim is to double the number of volunteers and ambucycles.
By PAMELA PELED
Since Angelina Jolie went
public with her preventive
double mastectomy and
for BRCA tests have spiked
all over the world.
Sasson and his team have treated children from over 50 countries around the world.
By GABRIEL SMITH
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.
The bottom line is that when someone calls an emergency service number for an ambulance, he may not reach the emergency personnel who are closest to the victim.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
“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
Only 14% of Israelis carry the ADI card donating their organs for future lifesaving, while
dozens, maybe hundreds of men, women and children die waiting for an organ.
By BARBARA SOFER
Ben-Gurion Airport hadn’t been opened on Yom Kippur for seven years; VitalOne, friends and family began securing the permissions and assembling the crew.