Saturday 16 October 2021

Medical

Technion AI to help Pfizer with its next drugs

Pfizer is the latest company to turn to Israeli tech. When it comes to pharmaceutical giants, there are few that are larger than Pfizer. Founded over 150...

Sunridge Court and Jewish Care team to join forces together

The Directors of Sunridge Court and the Trustees of Jewish Care have last week announced that they plan to come together in a merger...

Guest Post from World Jewish Relief – on Uneven Global Vaccine Access

By Paul Anticoni Last month my elderly parents received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. I breathed an enormous sigh of relief, as my fear...

Israel agrees vaccine research deal

Israel have embarked on a research and development deal to produce Covid vaccines with Austria and Denmark. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed the accord with...

Vaccinations

One of the unsung heroes of Hasmonean’s Covid operations is Debbie Lebrett, Headteacher at the Boys’ School. As the vaccination programme began to roll out,...

Restrictions to be eased by Pesach

PaJeS, the United Synagogue and Jewish organisations have welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s road map to ease lockdown restrictions by Pesach. Schools can reopen from...

Kisharon outrage over DNR report

By David Saffer It is “unthinkable” blanket 'do not resuscitate’ (DNR) decisions are being applied to vulnerable groups says Kisharon’s Hadassa Kessler. Kisharon’s Director of Operations...

CITY AND HACKNEY NHS PARTNERS AND LOCAL CHAREDI COMMUNITY HOST SPECIAL VACCINATION EVENT

Over 300 members of the Charedi community in Hackney received the Covid-19 vaccine at a special vaccination event organised by the local community and NHS...

Follow lockdown rules!

By David Saffer Rabbis have called on orthodox Jewish communities to follow lockdown rules. Stark messages posted on kehillanew.org has followed unprecedented criticism levelled at large...

Israeli Hospital Creates Unique Program to Keep Schools Open Amid COVID-19

by Sharon Gelbach Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital in Israel, which has created numerous technological innovations to combat COVID-19, has launched a novel pilot...

PM Johnson self-isolating

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told by the NHS to self isolate. Mr Johnson, who is not showing...

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...