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WATCH: Firefighters rescue two cars swept away by Hilazon flashflood

Firefighters and police rescued three people from two cars swept into the Hilazon River in the lower Galilee by a flash flood on Monday, according to the spokesperson for the Firefighter’s Northern Rescue Unit. Early Monday morning, two jeeps with a total of three people inside were driving along Route 804 when rising water caused the road to flood, trapping […]

Exhibit of diplomats who saved Jews during Holocaust to be displayed at UN

An exhibition on diplomats who saved Jews during the Holocaust will be on display in the United Nations to commemorate International Holocaust remembrance Day on January 27. A memorial wall was dedicated last February at the Foreign Ministry commemorating 36 diplomats from 21 countries recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations who saved Jews during the Holocaust. According […]

Libertarian Palestinian-American House rep. fights antisemitism monitor

WASHINGTON () — Chris Smith, the New Jersey Republican who is trying to push through a bill that would enhance the role of the antisemitism monitor, put out a news release minutes after it passed the US House of Representatives and noted it was approved “overwhelmingly.” Legislators love to describe support for their bills as “overwhelming,” but the word they […]

Tamika Mallory fails to condemn Farrakhan’s antisemitism on ‘The View’

() — In a tense exchange on “The View,” co-host Meghan McCain confronted Tamika Mallory about her support of Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader known for his history of virulent antisemitic comments. Mallory’s response is sure to add fuel to accusations that she is too soft on Farrakhan and has not sufficiently condemned antisemitism. “I don’t agree with […]

BGU Researchers discover sense of ‘touch’ in blood cells

Scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have identified how lymphocytes (a type of white blood cells) differentiate between sick and healthy cells. The study proved that by placing lymphocytes near artificial cells that had affixed nanowires – rod-like miniature structures that are only a few nanometers long – lymphocytes reacted both chemically and mechanically to the cells. The research […]

The heart of the matter: Rivlin visits children‘s ward at Wolfson

Nationality, religion and ethnicity are irrelevant when it comes to saving the heart of a sick child, who might die unless an urgent operation is performed. The physicians who are part of the Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) team at the Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, are not interested in the political outlook of the parents of such children, even […]

Israel okay signing deals with companies working in Iran, gov’t reveals

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is often perceived as the person leading the battle against Iran and its pursuit of nuclear weapons. Over the years, Netanyahu‘s efforts have included pushing Western countries to impose tough economic sanctions on Iran and to cut business ties with Iranian companies.  Apparently though this does not apply to doing business in Israel. According to a […]