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Dr. Ziv Gil of the Technion and Rambam hospital in Haifa

Israeli researchers use novel methods to seek treatments for deadly pancreatic cancer

By Larry Luxner By the time Barbara Goodman was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in October 2001, there were already 30 tumors in her...
Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Drawing the Palestinians close, drawing Israel closer: Biden administration unrolls Middle East policy

Statements and appearances by U.S. officials suggest the Biden administration’s emerging Mideast strategy: reassuring Israel while resuming ties with the Palestinians ruptured by President...
A health care worker prepares a vaccine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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...