Israeli professor works on treatment for deadly parasitic disease; UN honors Israeli special-needs youth movement; Italian Jewish history preserved in Jerusalem, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New treatment for Leishmaniasis I reported previously (see here) on Israel’s work to combat Leishmaniasis – a deadly parasitic disease common in the Middle East. Now... Read more »

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Israeli and US researchers make progress with dyslexia; Israeli hi-tech funding for haredi and Arab sectors; Ancient pottery factory with games room, and much more. By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Why some dyslexics are good readers Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the University of California have identified the reason for some dyslexics having... Read more »

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A new genetic test for aging; Palestinian farmers attend Tel Aviv agrotech event; the best time to come to Jerusalem, and more! ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS A genetic test for aging The WizeAging study at Israel’s Weizmann Institute has enrolled 150 volunteers who take a blood test once a year to check for genetic mutations that indicate... Read more »

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Technion scientists have built a tool to help treat patients with immune system diseases; four women  were appointed commanders of IDF tank units; The deep link between wearing sandals and being Israeli is the subject of a new exhibit at the Eretz Israel Museum, and more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Mapping the immune system Israel’s Technion... Read more »

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