NEWS

Last Child to Undergo Lifesaving Heart Procedure by Save a Child’s Heart, as the Israeli Based International Organization Teams Up with Wolfson Medical Center in the Fight Against COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

As Save a Child’s Heart’s (SACH) finished heart surgery on its last child until the pandemic ends, SACH announced today that it is teaming up with Wolfson Medical Center (WMC), a hospital serving 500,000 people in central Israel, to make space for patients and raise money for essential medical supplies needed for the hospital’s fight … Read More

From Swords to Plows: IAI Seeks to Battle Coronavirus With UV-Light Tech

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the nation’s largest aerospace and defense firm, has jumped into the fray to help tackle the coronavirus that is killing tens of thousands of people globally and causing havoc to economies. The company, which makes unmanned aerial systems, radars and communication satellites among other products, has put its labs and engineers … Read More

Millions of Dollars Going to Holocaust Survivors for Coronavirus Help

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Millions of dollars in additional funds are being made available to agencies around the world that provide aid to Holocaust survivors, whose advanced age and health issues makes them particularly vulnerable to the new coronavirus, the organization that handles claims on behalf of Jewish victims of the Nazis announced Monday. The New … Read More

Yad Vashem to Mark Remembrance Day With Global Name Reading From Home

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial based in Jerusalem, is creating a global name-reading initiative to mark Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. Since gathering for the annual national Yom Hashoah ceremony, and smaller community ceremonies are impossible this year, Yad Vashem is working to ensure that the names of Holocaust members are read out and … Read More

BDS Founder: If Israel Develops Coronavirus Vaccine You Can Take It

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

If Israel finds a vaccine for coronavirus, boycotters can still take it, Omar Barghouti, founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement said on Sunday. Barghouti made the remarks in a live video on the BDS Arabic Facebook page as part of a webinar on “BDS and Anti-normalization: The most important strategies to … Read More

Experimental Israeli Drug Used to Treat Hospitalized Coronavirus Patient’s Symptoms

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

An Israeli biopharmaceutical firm has treated a coronavirus patient with an experimental drug aimed to lessen symptoms, after receiving a green light to use the drug in Italy. According to Redhill Biopharma, a coronavirus patient currently suffering from respiratory complaints in hospital in Israel was dosed with the drug following approval from Israel’s Health Ministry … Read More

Israeli Researchers Believe Coronavirus Vaccine Testing Could Commence by June

Monday, April 6, 2020

Israeli researchers said they are days away from finishing production of the active component of a coronavirus vaccine that could be tested on humans starting June 1. “We are in the final stages and within a few days we will hold the proteins—the active component of the vaccine,” Dr. Chen Katz, group leader of the … Read More