Israel passes law sanctioning force-feeding prisoners; doctors vow court fight
Shortly after Knesset approves law allowing force-feeding of hunger strikers, Israeli Medical Association declares it will challenge it in Supreme Court; Interior Minister Erdan says law is a necessity.
1 July, 2015 Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house Couple from Ein Kerem in Jerusalem discovered during renovations that a 2,000-year-old mikveh was right underneath their floors, giving credence to theory that there was a Jewish settlement at the site.
2 August, 2013 Forget doctor-patient privilege: Army demands medical files If you're enlisting, don’t expect doctor-patient privilege – new IDF order allows army to access patient files, directly from healthcare provider. Doctors warn, ‘It’s an ethical issue’. Army insists, ‘For good of soldiers’