Israel’s Alpha Tau Medical uses alpha radiation to treat solid tumors; Education as a work of heart; Israeli software company CodeOasis has been quietly transforming company systems for 13 years, and much more! By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Alpha radiation destroys solid tumors safely Israel’s Alpha Tau Medical uses alpha radiation to treat various types… Read more »

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New Israeli treatment for head lice; Israel’s Rafael protects UK and Australia; powerful new film could save Israel’s PR, and much more! By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Another Israeli treatment for head lice I reported previously (see here) on two innovative Israeli treatments for removing head lice. Now there’s a third – Israel’s Sphinx Smarthead Technologies… Read more »

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New immigrant medics from North America eager to contribute to Israel; Israeli startup lets you keep pizza fresh for eight weeks; Jerusalem festival re-enacts Jewish history, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New immigrant medics are eager to contribute In the latest Nefesh b’Nefesh flight there were 27 US and Canadian medical professionals (doctors,… Read more »

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Israeli professor works on treatment for deadly parasitic disease; UN honors Israeli special-needs youth movement; Italian Jewish history preserved in Jerusalem, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New treatment for Leishmaniasis I reported previously (see here) on Israel’s work to combat Leishmaniasis – a deadly parasitic disease common in the Middle East. Now… Read more »

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Israeli and US researchers make progress with dyslexia; Israeli hi-tech funding for haredi and Arab sectors; Ancient pottery factory with games room, and much more. By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Why some dyslexics are good readers Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the University of California have identified the reason for some dyslexics having… Read more »

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A new genetic test for aging; Palestinian farmers attend Tel Aviv agrotech event; the best time to come to Jerusalem, and more! ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS A genetic test for aging The WizeAging study at Israel’s Weizmann Institute has enrolled 150 volunteers who take a blood test once a year to check for genetic mutations that indicate… Read more »

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Technion scientists have built a tool to help treat patients with immune system diseases; four women  were appointed commanders of IDF tank units; The deep link between wearing sandals and being Israeli is the subject of a new exhibit at the Eretz Israel Museum, and more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Mapping the immune system Israel’s Technion… Read more »

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Dental Volunteers for Israel provides free care to Jerusalem’s at-risk youth; Modi’in Ilit Linked to Life volunteers take local sick and bereaved Israeli children on surprise trips; Israel’s Ministry of Science and Technology operates subsidized science and technology summer camps across Jerusalem, and much more! ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Free dentures for needy elderly For the last two years,… Read more »

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Technion scientists make discoveries on AIDS virus by researching feline equivalent; two Israeli companies won a counter-terrorism technology competition; 92-year-old Holocaust survivor makes Aliyah, and much more.  ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Cells go into a huddle before fighting infection Weizmann scientists have discovered that cells in the immune system cluster together to decide tactics, before being… Read more »

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Sophie Donio from Eilat is Israel’s first female EMS ambucycle driver; Deputy Minister Michael Oren hosted 1st-ever fast-breaking Iftar dinner in honor of Ramadan; There are currently 18 Israeli-founded companies worth over $1 billion, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Israel’s first female ambucycle driver Sophie Donio from Eilat is Israel’s first female EMS ambucycle… Read more »

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