The blood transfusions that will save soldiers’ lives

IDF to replace current blood supply with whole blood, significantly increasing effectiveness of battlefield transfusions.

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Medical faculty approved for Ariel University

Council for Higher Education approves new medical faculty at Samaria university - the sixth medical faculty in Israel.

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Surrogacy bill excluding LGBT couples passes into law

Despite saying he will not support the surrogacy bill while it excludes same-sex couples, Netanyahu votes in favor of the ...
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U.S. asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court on Wednesday to detain alleged ...
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Forbidden by Rabbinate yet approved by Tzohar

Chief Rabbinate informs public: Artichoke forbidden to eat by Rabbinate served in restaurant holding Tzohar kosher certification.

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Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks.

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UK’s Cameron must fight back after tough setback

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, Aug. 30 2013. Cameron lost a vote endorsing military action against Syria by 13 votes Thursday, a stunning defeat that will almost guarantee that Britain plays no direct role in any U.S. attack on Bashar Assad's government. Cameron said that while he still believed in a "tough response" to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Assad's regime, he would respect the will of Parliament. Cameron was meeting with Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo in Downing Street Friday for talks on the border dispute with Spain. (AP Photo / Lewis Whyld, Pool)LONDON (AP) — David Cameron seemed the picture of a confident national leader when he cut short his vacation early this week to muster support for a military reprisal against Syria for its purported use of chemical weapons against civilians. He stood with President Barack Obama, facing down a dictator, demanding respect for international law.


Assad’s Newest Ally: Venezuelan Congressman Goes to Syria to Fight Rebels, the U.S.

“Syria needs full support against these criminals,” wrote Venezuelan lawmaker Adel el-Zabayar in a letter to his country’s National Assembly this week. He was requesting indefinite leave from office in order to fight alongside the Syrian army, having arrived in the country two weeks ago to visit his ill mother. With the upcoming threat of military attack by the US, he has decided to stick around and fight. “Without doubt, I’ll have a weapon,” he told TIME by telephone early on Friday morning local time from a site he said was around 50 miles south of Damascus near the city of Sweida. …

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry makes statement on Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered remarks on Friday on Syria amid U.S. intelligence findings that a Syrian chemical weapons attack killed 1,429 Syrian civilians, including 426 children. Below is a transcript of Kerry’s statement, as transmitted by Roll Call, Inc: “President Obama has spent many days now consulting with Congress and talking with leaders around the world about the situation in Syria. …