With Israel’s Knesset grueling and election just two weeks away, the mudslinging by candidates and parties has been worse than any election in memory. Constant newspaper headlines, polls and advertising over smartphones and wrangling on TV have angered many voters.
According to a team of researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Stanford University, the state of a person’s immune system provides a far more accurate measurement of a person’s health than physical signs or even chronological age.
The proportion of Israeli Arab women who go to work outside the home has for many years been much longer than that of Israeli Jewish women. There have been cultural and educational problems causing this.
With the successful launch from Cape Canaveral before dawn on Friday of the $95 million Beresheet (Genesis) lander, Israel has earned the chance to be only the fourth country in the world – after the US, Russia and China – to land on the moon.
Every parent-to-be dreams of having a perfect baby, and many even taken this for granted. But in pregnancies, so many things – especially their combinations of genes – can go wrong and lead to disappointment and concern. Every healthy baby is a miracle.