Israeli medical personnel help treat Palestinian women and children. (Gershon Elinson/FLASH90) (Gershon Elinson/FLASH90)
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Israeli hospitals unite Israelis and Arabs and Jewish doctors performed spine surgery on a senior Hamas official.

By: Michael Ordman

 

ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL

Israeli hospitals unite Israelis and Arabs

A study conducted at Schneider Children’s Medical Center finds that parents from the Arab sector whose children have been treated in Israeli hospitals feel a stronger sense of solidarity with the State of Israel.
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4690567,00.html

A truly moderate Palestinian Arab politician

Mohammed Dajani Daoudi heads Israel’s tiny Wasatia political party. He was educated to hate Israelis, but completely changed when his father had his cancer treated in an Israeli hospital. He accepts Jews having equal rights to Arabs and fights holocaust denial.

Israeli hospital treats Hamas officer

Not sure if this is good news, but it needs to be reported. Nayef Rajoub, a senior member of Hamas and the brother of senior Palestinian Authority figure Jibril Rajoub, is currently recuperating in a private hospital in Tel Aviv, apparently after having undergone spine surgery.
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=27571

Infant mortality in Gaza

A recent UNWRA report criticizing Israel for the health of Gaza infants was simply another case of “propaganda masquerading as science.” Here are the true facts:
http://fathomjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Has-Israel-damaged-Palestinian-health.pdf

Defying expectations

Haisam Hassanein, an exchange student from Egypt, received his Master’s degree and became the valedictorian of Tel Aviv University. He delivered a remarkable speech – his insights, both timeless and timely, illustrate the hope for real peace in our time.
http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/192915/tel-aviv-universitys-egyptian-valedictorian-we-must-always-question-our-assumptions

Israeli Air Force refuels Jordanian F-16s

An Israeli tanker plane supported a flight of Jordanian F-16 Vipers which were on route with Israeli Air Force planes to exercises in the US. The sight of Israeli and Jordanian jets flying together was a unique experience.
http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/why-are-jordanian-f-16s-suckling-gas-from-israeli-tanke-1723907568

Israeli professor joins Iranian environmental journal

Hebrew University Professor Renata Reisfeld has accepted the invitation of Maryam Pazoki, assistant professor at the Faculty of Environment at the University of Tehran to join the editorial board of the Tehran-based International Journal of Environment, Energy and Waste.
http://www.israel21c.org/jerusalem-professor-accepts-iranian-academic-invite/

Ivory Coast Health Minister comes to learn from Israel

Ivory Coast’s Health Minister Dr. Raymonde Goudou Coffie is in Israel on a “learning tour” of Israeli hospitals, especially regarding emergency medicine.
http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Litzman-promises-continued-medical-cooperation-with-Ivory-Coast-in-meeting-with-its-health-minister-412533

Israel promotes science in Ghana

Israel has flown two outstanding female science students from Ghana to the World Science Conference in Israel. Lilian Abrafi Yeboah and Nana Esi Nyarko were given free all-expensive return trips to join 400 young science masterminds from over 70 countries and 15 Nobel laureates.
http://graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/48042-israel-promotes-science-education-in-ghana.html

World class universities

Six of Israel’s eight universities are in the top 500 of the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities produced annually by the authoritative Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was ranked at 67 and Israel’s Technion in Haifa was number 77 on the list.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/199498#.VdYDovnn-YA

 

 

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