Health
Hula hoops on Tel Aviv beach. Photo by Flash90.

New Israeli lotion keeps the jellyfish away

From the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean to the blue surf of the Pacific, swimmers and surfers are getting ready for a long, hot – and wet – summer. One of the few negative aspects to spending days luxuriating …

Study: Israeli tie-less doctors spread less germs

An American doctor visits a patient in this illustrative photo. Twenty of the ties examined contained one or more microorganisms known to cause disease. In Israel, almost everyone dresses casually. Aside from the television anchormen on the nightly newscast, you …