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Israeli scientists find way to detect polio outbreaks earlier

Monday, April 3, 2017

Israeli scientists have developed an improved model for detecting the polio virus before it spreads and causes an outbreak, Ben- Gurion University of the Negev said Monday Researchers from the Beersheba university described in a paper published last Wednesday in “Science Translational Medicine” their new methodology, which uses levels of the virus in sewage waste … Read More

Israel, US agree to cooperate on army veteran issues

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Israel and the United States agreed on a number of information-sharing efforts in the treatment of veterans on Tuesday, according to Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan’s office. The cooperation decision was reached by Ben Dahan and US Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin in Washington, DC, while the deputy defense minister was in the … Read More

David Friedman sworn in as President Trump’s envoy to Israel

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bankruptcy attorney David Friedman has been sworn in as US envoy to Israel, becoming President Donald Trump’s first ambassador to take office. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office Wednesday to Friedman, who is Trump’s former bankruptcy lawyer. Pence called Israel the United States’ “most cherished ally,” while Israel’s envoy to Washington Ron … Read More

These Riveting Photos Show Israelis Helping Africans Find Clean Water

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

‘Unsafe water kills more people than war.” This statement caught me off guard. “In 2017? Really?” I thought to myself. Yet hundreds and millions of Africans lack access to clean drinking water, resulting in famine, poverty and many deaths, facts those of us who take clean water for granted should contemplate as we mark World Water … Read More