Women And Heart Disease: The Silent Killer

From The Commuting Doc By Leonard Pianko, MD, FACC Heart disease and stroke are the first and second leading causes of death in America–30% of all deaths are from cardiovascular illness....

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Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria’s Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what it described as a hostile...

J. Greenstein Auctions Rare Menorahs, November 28

On November 28, beginning at 6:00 p.m. J. Greenstein & Co.’s Auction House (www.jgreenstein.com), the world-renowned source for antique and rare Judaica, will host an auction featuring a collection...

Israel Exploring Possibility of Sending Astronaut to International Space Station

JNS.org — The Israel Space Agency (ISA) is in preliminary talks with U.S., European, Russian, and Chinese space agencies to explore sending an Israeli astronaut to the International Space...

UN Urges Iran to Stop Executions of Juveniles on Death Row

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein. Photo: UN Photo/Pierre Albouy. The top United Nations human rights official called on Iran on Friday to halt executions of...

Trump Administration Talks on Annexation End Without Decision

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump administration still isn’t sure if it will back Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to annex parts of the West Bank. Top administration officials...

VIDEO: ZAKA International Ribbon Cutting, November 3, 2013

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West Bank-Gaza Tunnel: Can We Build It? Yes We Can!

(JTA) — President Donald Trump’s long-awaited peace plan has been met with plenty of skepticism since its release on Tuesday. Could Trump actually be the one to settle a decades old conflict...

Canada’s Conservative Party Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org – Canada’s Conservative Party overwhelmingly approved a resolution last week that, were the party to win the next majority government, recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the country’s...

Amnesty International: Islamic State turns Iraq into ‘blood-soaked killing fields’

The cover page of Amnesty International's new report on the Islamic State terror group. Credit: Amnesty International. (JNS.org) The human rights group Amnesty International said in a new report that...
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