Measles Outbreak Leads to Concern, Closures in Jewish Areas

In response to a measles outbreak that was traced to an unvaccinated child contracting the disease while visiting Israel, causing New York City to declare a public health emergency this...

Taking the Mitzvah of Netillah to the Next Level

Did you know that performing the mitzvah of netillah properly through the use of a 100% copper cup is said to bring abundance into your life? The Netillah cup is...

Israeli-American Study Leads to Sunscreen Restrictions

As a result of a scientific study conducted in partnership with Israeli scientists, the Hawaii state legislature banned the use of certain sunscreens, citing danger to the state’s delicate...

New Study Finds Holocaust Survivors Live Longer

Men who survived the Holocaust have a longer life expectancy than those who did not have to endure its harsh conditions, a new study by researchers from the University...

Hundreds Placed at Risk in Israel by Anti-Vaxxers

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for This past Tuesday, Israel’s Health Ministry announced that the outbreak of measles since the beginning of the year has risen to 882. Most of these...

Israeli Company Makes 3D Bioprinted Lungs Available for Transplants

CollPlant, an Israeli regenerative medicine company focused on 3D bioprinting of tissues and organs, signed a license, development and commercialization agreement with United Therapeutics Corporation of Maryland for 3D...

Feeling Down, Weighing Up

By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet Have you ever noticed that you feel hungrier or eat more when things in your life are tough or stressful?...

Quickest Diet Ever!

By Mordechai Schmutter One of the big things about having a month with 85 days of yomtov is that after all those weeks shopping and cooking and then a full...

Pereg’s Cornucopia Of Whole Grain Products Helps Increase Good Health

If your New Year’s resolution includes eating healthier and losing some weight, Pereg Natural Foods is here to help. Its wide range of ancient and whole grain products contain...

Home Safety For The Elderly, Part III

By Anessa V. Cohen This is the final part of an article that I read written by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, which gives an in-depth home safety...
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Ayelet Shaked to Head New Right Party

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s former justice minister Ayelet Shaked is head of the New Right party, replacing Naftali Bennett, the former education...

Netflix Picks Up Rights to 2019, 2020 Eurovision Broadcasts

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Tel Aviv in May, can be seen on Netflix. Netflix picked up...

Ron Dermer to Leave Ambassador Post at End of September

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, will complete his tenure in Washington D.C .at the end of...

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