April 16, 2018 1:53pm
This article is sponsored by the Israel Cancer Research Fund. TEL AVIV — For the past four decades, geneticist Dr. Yossi Shiloh has been researching the origins of a rare, crippling childhood disease, ataxia-telangiectasia. Children with A-T suffer frequent infections and lung problems, and are usually wheelchair-bound by the age of 10 or 12. They’re also 1,000 times…
March 8, 2018 2:13pm
This story is sponsored by the Israel Cancer Research Fund. REHOVOT, Israel — When Jacob Hanna announced to his family that he planned on becoming a doctor, nobody was surprised. Both Hanna’s father and grandfather were the town doctors in Rameh, the hilltop Christian-Druze village in Israel’s Galilee where Hanna was born and raised. His mother was a high school biology…
January 29, 2018 2:42pm
This story is sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh. TEL AVIV — Hannah Carnat-Gronnerud stood outside in the Tel Aviv drizzle enjoying her cigarette, an M-16 slung over her shoulder. A native of Calgary, Canada, Carnat-Gronnerud was in a good mood: She had just wrapped up several weeks’ worth of errands in a matter of hours. “I got my driver’s…
January 4, 2018 12:37pm
This story is sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh. TEL AVIV — As a group of well-wishers waved tiny Israeli flags and shouted “Welcome home,” Diane Hewitt of Hoboken, New Jersey, stepped off the El Al jet that had just flown her to Tel Aviv from New York, cradling her 8-year-old blind beagle, Annie, in her arms. A retired jewelry…
November 30, 2017 1:40pm
This story is sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh. NAZARETH, Israel — On a recent Friday evening, as prayers from nearby mosques blared over loudspeakers and the sun dipped below a horizon dotted with ancient churches, the lights flickered on at a municipal hockey rink in a working-class neighborhood of this city. Within minutes, 50 boys and girls on Rollerblades…
October 26, 2017 3:26pm
This story is sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh. TEL AVIV — Los Angeles native Alona Metz is a breast cancer survivor who has made it her life’s mission to help other English-speaking women in Israel affected by cancer. Chicago-born Brian Finkel runs a successful business producing biblically inspired date syrup for the U.S. organic foods market. Third-generation Bostonian Mia…
June 10, 2012 7:38pm
Bangladeshi newspaper publisher Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury was the darling of the literary world for ardently backing Israel in a predominantly Muslim land. Now some Jewish supporters see him as a fraud.
February 23, 2011 2:15am
Bahraini Jewish parliamentarian Nancy Khedouri told JTA that the protests in her country have been blown out of proportion by the media.
January 19, 2011 5:33am
The violence roiling Tunisia hasn’t put the country’s 1,500 or so Jews in serious jeopardy, but Jewish organizations are concerned about their fate as massive anti-government protests continue.
June 16, 2010 9:52pm
Israeli training and investment is helping some nations in Central Africa build infrastructure, improve agricultural yields and modernize their armies.
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