JERUSALEM – Leading international breast cancer researchers attending a Soroka Medical Center and Israel Healthcare Foundation symposium addressing the question: “Should Ashkenazi Jews or even the general population be tested routinely for inherited predisposition to breast cancer?” concluded that the current testing model focusing on family history isn’t working and that data shows that half…



Photo of Jupiter courtesy of NASA’s NSSDCA Photo Gallery   From the Weizmann Institute of Science On July 4, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will be entering orbit around Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System. Its extended trip – more than 2 billion kilometers over nearly five years – will be over, but its work…


White House picks Israeli companies for GES 2016

PHOTO: Shown at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016, from left, are SolCold CMO Gadi Grotes, BwareIT founder Konstantin Berezin, Sonorapy head of business development Noemie Alliel, PresenTense Israel CEO Guy Spigelman, Mercu-Removal founder-CTO Zach Barnea, Sensilize cofounder Robi Stark, Waseem Abu Salem of Loop, and Sesame Enable cofounder Oded Ben Dov.   By Abigail Klein Leichman…


Oregon Stamp Show includes Israel booth

The Israel Philatelic Agency of North America will be representing Israel Post at the American Philatelic Society Convention in Portland Aug. 4-7. The show is free. A limited number of the special Sheetlet issued for the World Stamp Show 2016 in New York will be available for sale. Also on sale will be stamps on…


Aliyah season kicks off

Fifty-one new immigrants from the North America, including 15 soon-to-be IDF lone soldiers, landed in Israel June 29 on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flight. “This flight is the kickoff of our summer aliyah season during which we are expecting close to 2,000 olim to arrive from North America,” said Nefesh B’Nefesh Executive VP Zev…


Ambassador explores AMIT’s Education Innovation

PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro  with AMIT students and teachers. RA’ANANA, Israel – U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro visited AMIT’s state-of-the-art Gogya Education Innovation Center recently to see the latest innovations in the way that education and training are being taught to more than 32,000 students throughout the country. AMIT is Israel’s…

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