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Friday, August 29, 2014

Revolutionary Stem Cell ALS Treatment Based on Hadassah Research Begins Advanced Trials
BrainStorm’s NurOwn enhanced adult stem cells seem to halt the progression of incurable neurodegenerative diseases.

Hadassah Deeply Concerned by Act of Violence Against Jewish Student at Temple University
Hadassah was deeply concerned to learn of an act of violence against a Jewish student at Temple University last week.

During Operation Protective Edge, Hadassah's Hospital Cares for Terror Victims and Perpetrators
Within a 24-hour period, the Iron Dome shot down rockets in the area close to Hadassah's hospital in Ein Kerem, and new terror victims and one suspected terrorist were taken to HMO for treatment.

Netletter: Rocket Terror, Flying Lifesavers and Underground Psychiatrists
Barbara Sofer writes to us from Israel on the latest at our hospital.


Gaza Cease-Fire Holds Between Hamas and Israel After 50-Day War
An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

Apple's Steve Wozniak arrives in Israel amid raging Gaza hostilities
The American inventor, engineer, programmer visits Holy Land for first time to attend annual conference on education. '

The Foley beheading and Israel's PR problem
The chilling depiction of the slaughter provides the world with a glimpse into the nature of ISIS.

Video: Watch Israel's Iron Dome Intercept 15 Rockets at Once
A new video posted today on a pro-Israel, anti-Hamas YouTube channel called 'Sin' purports to show the Iron Dome, Israel's short-range missile defense system, simultaneously intercepting 15 separate Qassam rockets.

Fighting for Israeli Democracy Atop a Wedding Cake
Court Order Allows Racist Protest Against Mixed Marriage

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