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Israeli NBA Star Omri Casspi Takes Delegation of Celebrities on ‘Heavy Visit’ to Yad Vashem

Israeli NBA Star Omri Casspi Takes Delegation of Celebrities on ‘Heavy Visit’ to Yad Vashem

Omri Casspi, left, and a delegation of American celebrities and athletes at Yad Vashem. Photo: Instagram. Israeli-born basketball star Omri Casspi of the Sacramento Kings took a delegation of NBA…

Lebanese Athletes Refuse to Share Bus With Israeli Team to Opening Ceremony of Olympics in Rio

Lebanese Athletes Refuse to Share Bus With Israeli Team to Opening Ceremony of Olympics in Rio

Team Israel marching at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: Twitter. Lebanese athletes refused to share a bus with the Israel team to get to Friday’s Rio…

Israeli Companies Collaborate to ‘Print’ Human Tissue Through Stem-Cell Inkjet Technology

Israeli Companies Collaborate to ‘Print’ Human Tissue Through Stem-Cell Inkjet Technology

One of Nano Dimension’s products — a printer that uses inks containing nanoparticles of silver to create complex circuit boards. Photo: Facebook. Two Israeli companies have collaborated to create 3D…

Global Jewish genealogy database grows to 1 million entries

Global Jewish genealogy database grows to 1 million entries

The Knowles Collection (online search page pictured) links generations of Jewish families around the world. Credit: Screenshot of Knowles Collection website. (JNS.org) A growing Jewish genealogy database announced that it…

Anti-Vaxxers and Halacha

Anti-Vaxxers and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman They are known as the “anti-vaxxers,” and leading medical experts in the United States claim they are putting the nation at risk. Who are these anti-vaccine…

THE BRONX THANKS RABBI AVI WEISS & DEREK JETER

THE BRONX THANKS RABBI AVI WEISS & DEREK JETER

The Bronx will never be the same now that two greats have stepped back – Yankee captain Derek Jeter and Rabbi Avi Weiss of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale have…

Israeli Hospitals Set Up Ebola Wards, as Country Prepares for Possible Cases From African Travelers (VIDEO)

Israeli Hospitals Set Up Ebola Wards, as Country Prepares for Possible Cases From African Travelers (VIDEO)

Rambam Medical Center staff training to care for Ebola-stricken patients. Photo: Rambam Haifa’s Rambam medical center announced Sunday that it has set up a ward containing three isolation tents for…

Israeli ALS treatment gets ‘fast-track’ FDA designation

Israeli ALS treatment gets ‘fast-track’ FDA designation

An MRI of the brain indicating ALS. Credit: Frank Gaillard via Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) Stem cell treatment developed by Israeli company BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has been designated by the U.S. Food…

Netanyahu: Israel taking steps to prevent Ebola patients from entering

Netanyahu: Israel taking steps to prevent Ebola patients from entering

(JNS.org) The the ongoing Ebola epidemic has mainly affected West Africa, growing concern in the West regarding the spread of the deadly virus has prompted Israel to take precautions. Following…

With Israeli Basketball Legends In Brooklyn, Friends Of The IDF Pays Tribute To Wounded Soldiers

With Israeli Basketball Legends In Brooklyn, Friends Of The IDF Pays Tribute To Wounded Soldiers

Friends of the IDF (FIDF) host a VIP reception before the Brooklyn Nets’ first pre-season game to support programs for Israeli soldiers and families from the South of Israel. Oct.…

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