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Israel's religious community faces off against prostitution

Group seeks to lift veil from taboo topic in communities ruled by strict Jewish law.


Jews in South Florida concerned but not panicked over Zika virus crisis

Florida has 322 or 16% of all cases of travel associated Zika in US States, second only to New York.


Israelis should avoid travel to Zika-affected areas

Haifa University researchers find connection between warm weather in northeast Brazil and spread of virus


Police close Tel Aviv brothel after suicide

The central-Tel-Aviv brothel resumed business only hours after a prostitute committed suicide.

Doctors perform surgery

Don’t wake the sleeping virus

A new model allows scientists to test drugs and develop therapies to prevent viruses that target the human nervous system.

World AIDS Day

A short history of AIDS

Prof. Peter Piot has been involved with HIV from its first discovery in humans as a researcher, clinician and UNAIDs official; His new book tells the story nearly 35 years since it became a pandemic.

Elderly couple

Still got it: Seniors going online to discuss, learn about sex

A study of a number of online forums says seniors were heading online to bring up issues that they cannot talk about or that their doctors ignore.

Ashley Madison

In my own write: A site for sore ‘I’s ?

One of the main contentions of founder Noel Biderman is that the sheer number of active Israeli members of his website is tantamount to a democratic vote by Israelis who desire his product.

IDF soldier memorial

Police arrest man caught having sex at IDF fallen soldiers memorial

Israeli entertainment TV show Tzinor Layla revealed the steamy footage on Tuesday evening.

A scientist looks through a microscope

Rise in syphilis cases in Tel Aviv area requires more testing and treatment

The disease can be diagnosed through blood tests to look for the bacteria or through a process called dark-field microscopy.

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