Sunday 29 November 2020

Medical

Ash appointed coronavirus czar

By David Saffer Prof. Nachman Ash has been appointed Israel’s new coronavirus czar. Ash’s appointment comes as Covid-19 cases have fallen to the lowest rate since...

Israel ease travel ban on non-Israeli citizens

Israel has eased its travel ban on non-Israeli citizens entering the country. The measure is for business travellerrs deemed...

60,000 steps for 60,000 heartbeats: British 11-year old to walk 26 miles to save...

Eleven-year old Amelie Anderson hasn't been fazed by the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, causing thousands of children across the country to study from home in...

Israel Covid cases show downward trend

By David Saffer Israel’s second nationwide lockdown has resulted in a significant drop in coronavirus cases from last month’s spike. Covid measures will potentially be...

CAMP SIMCHA FAMILIES’ HIGH STAKES BACK TO SCHOOL CHOICE

Parents countrywide have greeted their children’s return to school with mixed emotions but for families supported by Camp Simcha the stakes are...

A gift that keeps on giving

Thinking out of the box is second nature to Chai Cancer Care, so responding to the changes as a result of Covid-19, the much...

Israel self-quarantine u-turn

By Leah Waxler Israeli citizens travelling from the United Kingdom do not have to self-quarantine on arrival in Israel. Passengers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport this...

Travel industry ‘positive’ news

Israel’s beleaguered travel industry had positive news today with an announcement that travellers from ‘green’ countries do not have to undergo a quarantine period...

Bibi’s annexation plans hit by pandemic

By Simcha Abir Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plans are on hold due to the spike in coronavirus cases in Israel. Netanyahu and Defense...

JAMH Launches New Helpline

Jewish Action for Mental Health (JAMH) is an umbrella organisation, set up with the aim of raising awareness of mental health issues across the...

Thousands quarantined in Israel

Up to 10,000 students and teachers have been quarantined in Israel this week. The Health Ministry made the announcement after 50 new coronavirus cases were...

Hospital visitors warm the heart!

  It's been a difficult time for everyone recently, but if you or a family member has needed hospital admission it's been much more challenging.  ...

Jewish Choice – A Virus Free Care Home Thank G-d!

Jewish Choice has received the official good news that all its residents are virus free. A representative said, "While many care homes are closed to...

SPECIAL POST FROM JACQUELINE CURZON – FROM THE HEART OF THE FRONT...

My life has become a perpetual merry-go-round, it seems. I made a reference to a roller-coaster last time, and I now seem to have...

Prince of Wales In Isolation

The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince Charles, is in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19. The Prince, who is currently in Scotland and is considered...

US launches coronavirus helpline

The United Synagogue has launched a coronavirus helpline for members. The service is a central port of call for people who need practical, spiritual or...

Male Matters Matter …… Men, be vigilant !

Men remain as vulnerable as women, if not more, with regards to health problems involving their genital and urinary system. One saving grace for...

Advice for the new parent

Congratulations! You are the proud parent of a baby and have spent many a hard month going to NCT class, learning all about breathing...

Watford hospital tops health watchdog league for second year running

Watford hospital tops health watchdog league for second year running  A Watford hospital is celebrating being ‘top of the league’ for the second consecutive year following figures...

Rheumatology: Osteoporosis

A middle-aged patient in my clinic might have slipped and fallen on their outstretched hand.  After six weeks in plaster for a broken wrist a good friend suggested they may...