Israeli Doctor’s Revolutionary Discovery Could End Kidney Dialysis

A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse chronic kidney...

Israeli Medical Breakthrough to 3D Print Hearts Gets Backed by Investor James Richman

Scientists from Tel Aviv University have successfully tested the world’s first ever major medical breakthrough of 3D-printed hearts from human patients’ cells.  The success of...

Chareidi Volunteer Treats Person Mid-Flight

Ephraim Feldman who serves as the Chapter Head of United Hatzalah in Bnei Brak spent his flight back from Eilat on Motzei Shabbos treating...

Toddler Struck By Car in Meah Shearim

A two-year-old infant belonging to a Charedi family was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Jerusalem. The accident occurred on Shivtei Yisroel Street near...

Couple Shot in Ofra: Our Baby United The Jewish People, Terror Will Not Break...

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)  Amichai and Shira Ish-Ran, the couple who were shot in the terror attack at Ofra junction last week and subsequently lost...

Fundraising Disappointment for the Women of the Wall

In recent days, Women of the Wall (WoW) has been working to raise funds to finance security guards to accompany them in their monthly...

Charedi Boy Seriously Injured After Falling Off Cliff in Scotland

A Charedi resident of London, was airlifted to the hospital in Scotland on Wednesday after he fell more than 40 feet off of Kincraig...

SUPREME COURT OPENING: Justice Kennedy Is Retiring; Trump Gets 2nd Pick

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the high court. The...

National Security Council of Israel Issues Travel Warnings For 28 Countries

Due to a high-level terror threat in some 34 countries, the National Security Council of Israel issued travel warnings for 28 countries in addition...

Would-Be Terrorist Armed with a Knife Apprehended at the Machpelah

10:14PM IL Motzei Shabbos: Security forces near the Ma’aras HaMachpelah in Hebron checked a suspicious Arab male and found he was concealing a knife,...

A Compromise On Death Penalty For Terrorists Will Permit Lieberman To Enter The Coalition

For Avigdor Liebermann, one of the deal-breakers in negotiations with Likud was the issue of the death penalty for terrorists. The final agreement which...

Heart Stents May Require Longer Blood Thinner Use

Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now....

Israeli Researchers Makes New Discovery in the Study of the Brain and Memory

University of Haifa researchers find a functional link between the brain region responsible for taste memory and the area responsible for encoding the time...

Study Questions Need for Most People to Cut Salt

A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is...

Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D

Two new reports that analyzed research on vitamin D supplements found there's no reason to get excited yet about any possible health benefits. One review,...

Health: The Successful Failure

Many of you surely remember in the mid 1960’s how the United States and the Soviet Union were embroiled in the space race.  As...

WHO: Only 5 Percent Of Calories Should Be From Sugar

Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half...

Century-Old Organization Undergoes A Transformation As A New Era Is Ushered In

When he joined the National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) this past August as its Executive Director, Rabbi Perry Tirschwell hit the ground running....

Lev Malka Responds to Nationwide Blood Shortage

During a meeting preparing for the upcoming blood drive, Lev Malka officials set a minimum goal of 900 units of blood towards helping to...

Caffeine Common In Kids, Young Adults; Mainly Soda

Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't...

The ‘Pareve’ Controversy (Trans Fats)

Since the 1980’s, a very popular ingredient in Kosher cooking has been margarine. Margarine can transform kugels, cakes and desserts into creamy, pareve delights....

New Treatment Could Reduce Kids’ Peanut Allergies

An experimental therapy that fed children with peanut allergies small amounts of peanut flour has helped more than 80 percent of them safely eat...

I’m Digitally Distracted

We’ve all been there.  You are at a Chassidic concert, the singer and orchestra are singing a beautiful song lifting your Neshoma to new...

Surgeon General Adds To List Of Smoking’s Harms

It's no secret that smoking causes lung cancer. But what about diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction? Fifty years into the war on smoking, scientists...

Health: Don’t Leave this Out!

When we think of exercise, many of us automatically think more about aerobic exercise than anything else.  After all, it is very important that...

Health: Eating Out

Sixty or seventy years ago, eating out in a restaurant or buying takeout food was practically nonexistent in our community.  A kosher eatery was...

Higher Blood Pressure Threshold OK In Older Adults

Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according...

Study Says Many Lung Cancer Tumors Prove Harmless

Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they...

New Warning About Potentially Dangerous Toys

With holiday shopping in full swing, a New York lawmaker has a warning about some potentially dangerous toys. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined the non-profit "New...

FDA Warns of Problems With Philips Heart Devices

Federal health regulators are warning the public not to use certain defibrillators recalled by Philips Healthcare because the heart-shocking devices may fail to operate...

Health: Something In Between

We’ve all been through it.  Just like Meir!  His doctor persuaded him that instead of medication, which might have unfavorable side effects, an exercise...

FDA Tells 23andMe to Halt Sales of Genetic Test

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Google-backed genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company...

Norwegian Government Official: Jews, Muslims Circumcise Out of Ignorance

The Norwegian government’s child welfare adviser said Jews and Muslims would stop circumcising children if they learn more about the risks and pain that...

Study: Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were

Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as...

FDA: Recalled Heart Devices Could Cause Serious Injury Or Even Death

Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or...