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News and updates about children

From the office of the UK Chief Rabbi:

‘After death we say holy things’

The Rambam tells us that the mitzvah of kiddush Hashem is the mitzvah of ‘Kol beit Yisrael’,

‘After death we say holy things’

Beitar Illit:

Infant in serious condition after being left in vehicle

Two-year-old rescued from closed vehicle evacuated to Jerusalem hospital unconscious, in serious condition.

Infant in serious condition after being left in vehicle

Oct. 7th: Harsh data:

38 children murdered, 42 taken hostage, 116 orphaned

National Council for the Child data shows that 19,407 Israeli children were physically or mentally injured in the horrific events since the outbreak of the war – 37% of them under age 6.

38 children murdered, 42 taken hostage, 116 orphaned

And you [Moshe], command the children of Israel...

Moshe’s name is not mentioned in our Parasha.

And you [Moshe], command the children of Israel...

Outstanding evaluations for outstanding children

A special report card for children evacuated from their homes in war.

Outstanding evaluations for outstanding children

Charity Initiative:

Every child deserves a chance at this

We can all relate to the feeling of despair and helplessness, when all seems lost.

Every child deserves a chance at this

3 months in:

With security risks high, ZAKA360 asks for help

ZAKA360 are preparing for future risks by helping their volunteers return to work, after many grapple with intense trauma due to October 7. They need your help.

With security risks high, ZAKA360 asks for help

When the Church also kidnaps children

The church never returned Edgardo Mortara to his family and never apologized for its deed. Op-ed.

When the Church also kidnaps children

Having children after the horrific massacre

We must pray that we understand our role in a better world, and that families will bring many children into the world.

Having children after the horrific massacre

Northern children tell Knesset committee: We have nowhere to go

Children from northern Israel tell Interior Affairs Committee of the terror they endure every day under the threat of Hezbollah.

Northern children tell Knesset committee: We have nowhere to go

A father’s greatest joy

a father’s greatest blessing is the one he receives for his children.

A father’s greatest joy

Marine Park, Brooklyn:

Sudden death R' Shmuel Thurm survived by wife, 10 Children

A charity campaign has been launched in an effort to support them during this challenging time, we, the Marine Park Frum Community.

Sudden death R' Shmuel Thurm survived by wife, 10 Children

22 days in captivity:

The faces and voices of the 29 children held hostage by Hamas

Channel 13 News airs presents video clips of the 29 children kidnapped by Hamas, with prayers for their safe return. Watch.

The faces and voices of the 29 children held hostage by Hamas

Girl who suffered cardiac arrest during Ashdod siren passes away

Assuta Hospital announces death of Tamar, the 9-year-old girl who lost consciousness during air raid siren in Ashdod.

Girl who suffered cardiac arrest during Ashdod siren passes away

Measles outbreak suspected at kindergarten in central Israel

Four two-year-old children from Tel Aviv diagnosed as positive for measles. Health Ministry conducting epidemiological investigation.

Measles outbreak suspected at kindergarten in central Israel

Group challenges psychologists over child transgender treatment

Family advocacy group demands an open forum on why psychologists are supporting gender reassignment for children.

Group challenges psychologists over child transgender treatment

Can you forgive your child?

How do you deal with children who put you through the wringer?

Can you forgive your child?

Watch:

Parents forget 3-year-old at train station

A security guard and the station manager at the train station in Haifa looked after the girl until her parents returned to get her.

Parents forget 3-year-old at train station

Israeli child dies in fall from window in hotel in Georgia

Israeli boy falls and dies after climbing window in the third floor of a hotel in Tbilisi.

Israeli child dies in fall from window in hotel in Georgia

Be'er Sheva:

Four-year-old who nearly choked on a grape dies

Four-year-old boy who nearly choked on a grape in supermarket in Be'er Sheva dies at Soroka Hospital.

Four-year-old who nearly choked on a grape dies

Man murders 4 children with hatchet at Brazilian daycare

Authorities still searching for motive after assailant climbs fence and fatally stabs multiple children as young as 5.

Man murders 4 children with hatchet at Brazilian daycare

Unusual incident in Samaria:

Palestinian Arab steals Israeli vehicle with two children inside

Palestinian Arab steals vehicle with two Israeli children, aged 3 and 4, inside. Vehicle found after chase. Children unharmed.

Palestinian Arab steals Israeli vehicle with two children inside

In the West, a burned Koran gets more media than burned children

Is a child shot or burned alive worth less today than a copy of the Hadith burned in a square? The cowardly West seems to think so. Op-ed.

In the West, a burned Koran gets more media than burned children

Faith and fertility Israel’s secrets of survival

In 2020, Orthodox Israeli women had an average of 6.64 children, "traditional" an average of 3.92 and secular an average of 1.96. Op-ed.

Faith and fertility Israel’s secrets of survival

May you be like Ephraim and Menashe

Yaakov’s blessing to his grandsons Ephraim and Menashe and a lesson for our lives.

May you be like Ephraim and Menashe

Faith in our children - and the first night of Hanukkah

Let them know we believe in them and that will give them strength and will power. Sometimes we need that too.

Faith in our children - and the first night of Hanukkah

$25M added to reward in murder of Barry and Honey Sherman

The slaying of Canadian billionaire philanthropists remains unsolved after five years, with the couple's son reaching out for help.

$25M added to reward in murder of Barry and Honey Sherman

New research:

Family income during childhood associated with achievement

New research 'may help explain the wide gaps in academic achievement among the socioeconomic groups in Israel,' researchers claim.

Family income during childhood associated with achievement

Watch: Afghanis selling their children, body organs to survive

Some Afghanis are giving their children anti-anxiety medications to prevent them from crying when they go hungry.

Watch: Afghanis selling their children, body organs to survive

Bride Begs:

'Please help so I can have my father at my Chuppah'

A young father of eight children used to spend his days immersed in Torah study.

'Please help so I can have my father at my Chuppah'

The Legacy of Derech Eretz that Noah endowed

​​​​​​​Children must do for their parents everything that a decent person would do within the framework of derech eretz (proper behavior).

The Legacy of Derech Eretz that Noah endowed

Watch: 'Bored' children interrupt live interview

One viewer pointed out how the Professor in the interview keeps closing his eyes as if hoping the mess will somehow go away.

Watch: 'Bored' children interrupt live interview

Economist: 'Having too many children endangers Israeli society'

'The patriotic thing to do in our days is to have two children, and no more,' economist Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg says.

Economist: 'Having too many children endangers Israeli society'

Watch: Teachers admit to indoctrinating your children

Project Veritas went undercover to record two teaching officials discussing indoctrination of young children into 'progressive' politics.

Watch: Teachers admit to indoctrinating your children

Students join the call to ‘give another sandwich’

As students head back to class, social media campaign works to counter Israeli school-based hunger.

Students join the call to ‘give another sandwich’

New study shows:

COVID-19 raises risk of epilepsy in kids, even two years later

Study: 'Children at increased risk of intracranial haemorrhage, ischaemic stroke, psychotic disorders, seizures,' after COVID-19 infection.

COVID-19 raises risk of epilepsy in kids, even two years later

Family of deceased toddler riots at Soroka Hospital

Family of three-year-old cannot come to terms with his death and attacks medical staff and security guards.

Family of deceased toddler riots at Soroka Hospital

Infant girl dies after being left in hot car

Alert passersby noticed the infant and brought her into a nearby synagogue, alerting emergency services.

Infant girl dies after being left in hot car

Mother, drunk, arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Police discover bruised child in rolled-up blanket, arrest mother.

Mother, drunk, arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Ten injured in collision in northern Israel

School bus collides with private vehicle near Kibbutz Lavi, leaving ten injured.

Ten injured in collision in northern Israel

And you shall teach your children

Our children are told that this is the reality of life here, to serve your country, involving danger. But it is service with purpose.Op-ed.

And you shall teach your children

Hundreds of children bring teddy bears and dolls for 'treatment'

Bar-Ilan University's Azrieli Faculty of Medicine Complex in Safed transforms into 'Teddy Bear Hospital.'

Hundreds of children bring teddy bears and dolls for 'treatment'

The Secret of Pesach

*Rabbi Jonathan Sacks* reminds us of the great secret of the holiday of Pesach: It's all about the children.

The Secret of Pesach

Health Ministry following acute 'hepatitis' in 12 children

Twelve children hospitalized with unexplained acute liver infection, in two Israeli hospitals.

Health Ministry following acute 'hepatitis' in 12 children

Four Questions to the government of Israel

PM Bennett, the four questions at the Seder are meant to involve the children. Look at what the PA does to involve its children. Op-ed..

Four Questions to the government of Israel

Study:

1/4 of children with minor head injury suffer long-term effects

Over a quarter of children discharged from emergency room after mild head injury suffer chronic post-concussion symptoms, study shows.

1/4 of children with minor head injury suffer long-term effects

Purim surprise:

A visit and a gift for sick children at a Jerusalem hospital

In honor of Purim, President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog distribute Purim baskets to children hospitalized at Shaare Zedek.

A visit and a gift for sick children at a Jerusalem hospital

Daycare abuse:

Children were hit in their sleep, forced to eat off the floor

Abuse by daycare director and her daughter included beating a sleeping infant, forcing children to eat off the floor 'like animals.'

Children were hit in their sleep, forced to eat off the floor

Tourism Minister takes aim at quarantine for children

Tourism Min. Razvozov aims to save Passover tourist season - by eliminating quarantine for children whose parents are vaccinated.

Tourism Minister takes aim at quarantine for children

In the next few weeks:

Between 100-200 Israeli children expected to develop PIMS

'Still too early to compare PIMS after Omicron versus after Delta, but PIMS doesn't happen after vaccine,' coronavirus czar says.

Between 100-200 Israeli children expected to develop PIMS

Report:

Pfizer to ask FDA to approve vaccine for children 0-5

Pfizer, BioNTech, expected to request emergency use authorization for 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series for children 6 months to 5 years.

Pfizer to ask FDA to approve vaccine for children 0-5

Increase in complications for children recovered from Omicron

Number of severe COVID-19 cases has not yet peaked, but reports of Omicron's neurological side effects are becoming more common.

Increase in complications for children recovered from Omicron

First They Were Nurses. Then They Were Orphans.

Her four children who remain at home tried to do it all.

First They Were Nurses. Then They Were Orphans.

'We're not at a stage where we can change infection rates'

'Vaccinated children develop PIMS less - and even when they do develop it - it's milder,' children's hospital director Dr. Pessach says.

'We're not at a stage where we can change infection rates'

'Dangerous and irresponsible' to cancel quarantine for children

Association to advance public health warns, 'New policy to cancel quarantine gambles with present & future lives & health of our children.'

'Dangerous and irresponsible' to cancel quarantine for children

PM holding talks on elimination of quarantine for children

PM Bennett calls meeting of Health, Education, ministry officials to discuss delaying quarantine cancellation for children exposed to COVID.

PM holding talks on elimination of quarantine for children

Nine-year-old girl dies suddenly in school

'My daughter died of cardiac arrest, she was not vaccinated at all,' father of 9-year-old who died suddenly explains.

Nine-year-old girl dies suddenly in school

Top doctor backtracks:

Don't eliminate quarantine for schoolchildren

'Within four days number of children suffering severe cases of COVID-19 has doubled,' Prof. Zachi Grossman says.

Don't eliminate quarantine for schoolchildren

Study: Repeated quarantine increases violence among children

National Council for the Child study shows 43% increase in number of children treated for suicidal thoughts, 1/3 children live in poverty.

Study: Repeated quarantine increases violence among children

Military report:

Increase in neurological issues in children who had Omicron

Unvaccinated recovering from Omicron don't develop sufficient immunity against other strains, military report says, quoting studies.

Increase in neurological issues in children who had Omicron