Israeli life-saving optical tech enables automatic and immediate melanoma diagnosis

April 19, 2021 by  

Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University have developed a new optical technology that will enable an automatic and immediate melanoma diagnosis, saving many patients’ lives. Read more

Tik-Tok terrorism

April 18, 2021 by  

A Jerusalem court on Friday extended by four days the remand of an Arab suspected of the involvement in an anti-Semitic attack on an ultra-Orthodox Jew on the light rail in Jerusalem on Thursday, on Israel’s Independence Day. Read more

From Morocco to New Zealand: Jews from 60 countries participate in Yom Hazikaron ceremony

April 14, 2021 by  

A special Yom HaZikaron ceremony was held on Tuesday night by the Jewish Agency for Diaspora Jewry attended by participants from 60 countries around the world. Read more

Israel uncovers Iranian intelligence attempts to kidnap Israelis with social media baits

April 14, 2021 by  

The Shin Bet (Israeli Security Agency) and the Mossad have uncovered an operation through which Iranian intelligence operatives attempted to lure Israelis to travel to various countries abroad to harm or abduct them. Read more

Israeli researchers develop radioactive marker to detect tumours and replace biopsy

April 12, 2021 by  

More than 200,000 cancer patients and persons in remission live in Israel. Each year, nearly 28,000 new patients are diagnosed, approximately 400 of whom are children. Read more

War of Independence era weapons cache exposed in heart of Tel Aviv

April 7, 2021 by  

Police sappers were rushed to a location in the heart of Tel Aviv on Tuesday to defuse a stockpile of hand grenades and other explosive items dating from the period of the establishment of the state in 1948. Read more

Israeli cyber companies set new record with $1.5 b. in investments in 90 days

April 5, 2021 by  

Israeli cyber companies broke an all-time record and concluded the first quarter of 2021 during which start-ups in the industry raising a total of $1.5 billion in 17 different transactions. Read more

IAF hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket attack

March 24, 2021 by  

The Israeli Air Force carried out a series of strikes against Hamas terror targets on Tuesday night in response to a rocket attack on Israel earlier in the evening. Read more

Three innovative Israeli-developed nanosatellites launched into space

March 23, 2021 by  

Three nanosatellites developed by Israeli scientists at the Technion in Haifa that will perform autonomous formation flights were launched into orbit on Monday on the Soyuz 2 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Read more

Israel study shows excessive use of smartphones and social media leads to stress-related teeth-grinding, facial muscle pain

March 15, 2021 by  

A new study carried out at Tel Aviv University’s Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine has found that the excessive use of smartphones and social media can lead to problems sleeping, drowsiness and fatigue during the day, teeth-grinding, and pain in the mouth muscles and jaws. Read more

Israel develops world’s first laser and GPS guided mortar munition

March 15, 2021 by  

Israel unveiled on Sunday the “Iron Sting,” a networked precision fire system, a mortar munition that employs laser and GPS to engage targets accurately and prevent collateral damage. Read more

New Israeli study exposes coded language used by anti-semites on social media

March 2, 2021 by  

Anti-Semites are employing the use of a secret language, or “dog whistles,” to evade detection by algorithms on social media tracking anti-Semitism, posing challenges to law enforcement and social media platforms, a University of Haifa study has revealed. Read more

Purim in hospital

February 26, 2021 by  

The Jewish holiday of Purim is a favourite among children in Israel. Read more

Israel’s Mobileye, France’s Transdev ATS team up to deploy autonomous shuttles by 2023

February 26, 2021 by  

Jerusalem-based Mobileye, Transdev Autonomous Transport System (ATS), and Lohr Group, a mobility solutions manufacturer, have formed a strategic collaboration to develop and deploy autonomous shuttles. Read more

Israeli study finds natural disasters generate increase in charity, decrease in crime

February 17, 2021 by  

Human history is replete with extreme events, which bring chaos into our lives. Natural disasters leave a trail of destruction, causing suffering, costing lives, destroying houses, livelihoods, crops and infrastructures. Read more

MDA teams administered over 4 million COVID-19 tests since outbreak

February 5, 2021 by  

Magen David Adom (MDA) teams have sampled 4,042,947 people for Coronavirus (COVID-19) since the beginning of the outbreak in Israel in February 2020, the number equivalent to almost half of the country’s population. Read more

Israeli researcher reverses brain damage in worms. Humans next?

February 5, 2021 by  

A team of Hebrew University in Jerusalem researchers have successfully used genetic engineering as a first step to what one day may allow scientists to genetically repair damaged brain circuits in humans. Read more

PA plants trees to honour 35,000 Shahids, including suicide bombers

February 3, 2021 by  

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has launched a project to honour all Arabs who have ‎died as so-called Shahids, martyrs killed while fighting the Infidel, since 1917 when the British Army liberated the land of Israel from the Ottoman Empire. Read more

Historical discovery in southern Israel offers glimpse into wardrobe of King David and King Solomon

February 1, 2021 by  

Groundbreaking research conducted by Israeli archaeologists enabled them to recover scraps of fabric dyed in royal purple from the time of King David and King Solomon, some 3,000 years ago, the first time that purple-dyed Iron Age textiles have been found in Israel, or indeed throughout the Southern Levant. Read more

Entrepreneurs from Syria, Libya, Iraq, Gaza participate in Israeli program to develop startups and social initiatives

February 1, 2021 by  

A group of young entrepreneurs from Arab countries is participating in weekly zoom meetings as part of a unique Israeli program for the development of startups and social initiatives. Read more

Yad Vashem launches IRemember Wall ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 22, 2021 by  

“I should like someone to remember that there once lived a person named David Berger,” David wrote in his last letter, which he sent from Vilna in 1941. Read more

Minister of Education bans groups that degrade IDF, Israel from schools

January 18, 2021 by  

Education Minister Yoav Gallant issued an order on Sunday banning organizations that degrade IDF soldiers or the state of Israel from lecturing or conducting activities in schools. Read more

With eye on Iran, Israeli envoy presents UN with 5-point plan to combat global terrorism

January 14, 2021 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Gilad Erdan presented a five-point plan for combatting global terrorism to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, calling on members to unite in the global fight against all acts of terrorism. Read more

In first of its kind operation, Israeli doctors use micro-knife instead of open-heart surgery

January 13, 2021 by  

The catheterization unit at the Shaare Zedek Medical Centre in Jerusalem marked a historic moment in the field of cardiology when its doctors performed a heart operation through catheterization and not open-heart surgery. Read more

Israeli woman injured in terror attack in serious condition: suspects arrested

January 4, 2021 by  

An Israeli woman who was injured in a rock attack on her car on Sunday is in serious condition after undergoing emergency surgery. Read more

PA Prime Minister Shtayyeh compares Jesus to suicide bombers

January 4, 2021 by  

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh said that Jesus was “the first Palestinian self-sacrificing fighter” and the one who taught Palestinians “Martyrdom-death,” comparing him to suicide bombers. Read more

Israel enters third COVID-19 lockdown

December 28, 2020 by  

Israel entered a countrywide lockdown on Sunday night, the country’s third nationwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) closure in 10 months. Read more

IAF bombs Hamas targets in response to rocket attack

December 27, 2020 by  

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) on Friday night bombed several Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to rockets fired at Israel earlier in the evening. Read more

Israeli scientists develop gene therapy to treat loss of hearing in children

December 24, 2020 by  

Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University have developed a gene therapy for deafness, a breakthrough that may help in the treatment of children with hearing loss. Read more

Israeli tech that helps the sight-impaired to read receives top innovation award

December 17, 2020 by  

The Jerusalem-based OrCam Technologies, a leader in personal, Artificial Intelligence-driven innovations, has been named a CES 2021 Innovation Awards Best of Innovation Honoree, in the Accessibility category, for its small OrCam Read digital reader. Read more

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