Israel News

A health care worker prepares a vaccine

5 things to know about Israel’s attention-grabbing COVID-19 vaccination spree

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By Philissa Cramer and Ben Sales Israel is making headlines for its response to COVID-19 — again. Early on in the pandemic, Israel was lauded for...

What Israel and Morocco will gain from reestablishing ties

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By Abigail Klein Leichman | JNS The Dec. 10 announcement of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel marked the fourth time in...
Abraham Accords

Israel and Morocco to establish diplomatic ties

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Israel will establish diplomatic relations with Morocco, which becomes the fourth Arab country to announce it will recognize Israel in the last year. President Donald...
Debbie Gross

This American immigrant to Israel is fighting sexual abuse among the haredi Orthodox

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By Larry Luxner Not long ago, an 18-year-old girl from a haredi Orthodox family in Jerusalem anonymously called a hotline for victims of sexual abuse,...
Cancer researcher Dr. Albert Grinshpun of Jeruslem's Hadassah hospital

Israeli scientists pioneering new, less invasive breast cancer detection methods

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By Larry Luxner Every day, hundreds of thousands of women worldwide get mammograms, and thousands more are sent by their doctors for biopsies to confirm...
Sudan's Sovereign Council chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

Sudan will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

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Sudan will become the third Arab country in the past two months to normalize ties with Israel, continuing the trend of Arab states’ willingness...
David Rozenson

Jerusalem’s Beit Avi Chai creates unique High Holiday programming for the age of the...

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By Larry Luxner This year’s upcoming holidays will be like none Jews today have ever experienced. Synagogues will not be packed with worshipers. Holiday meals...
Dr. Ravid Straussman

Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths: tumor-specific bacteria

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By Larry Luxner REHOVOT, Israel — Despite their reputation, most bacteria are harmless. Many are vital to human life. Others, however, cause infections that lead to...

AI Lifeguard System to be Deployed Surfside in Israel

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A new artificial intelligence-based (AI) system, Sightbit, developed by alumni of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, helps lifeguards monitor thousands of swimmers, as well...

Knesset Committee on Women’s Advancement… Will Be Led By a Man

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Israeli feminist groups responded with outrage on Monday after it was announced that a male lawmaker had been chosen to lead a parliamentary panel...