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A nurse cares for a newborn in a shelter at Barzilai as a warning siren sounds for possible incoming rockets in Asheklon. Photo by Uri Lenz/FLASH90

A Rocky Mountain high for Israeli rescue unit

Members of the Negev Highlands Rescue Team and Colorado’s Front Range Rescue train together last month in Colorado.Mountainous terrain can be treacherous whether in Israel’s Negev desert or in the Colorado Rockies. And that’s why joint training exercises between rescue …

Israeli project empowers young Arab cancer patients

Participants in the program – due to their better-established oncology facilities, Hadassah treats Arab children from beyond the Jerusalem area, including some who come from the Palestinian Authority. The folk music drifted along the corridors of Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center …

Better neighbors through science

Fifteen joint projects have been approved by the Israel Palestinian Scientific Organization. Since the Oslo process – even during the tensest of times – scientific cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian academics has continued to take place. Both sides recognize that …