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1st European Medex event:

Hundreds attend event to assist Israel’s physician shortage

Addressing the looming shortage of physicians, the Israeli government partnered with Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation with The Jewish Agency, to bring 2,000 physicians to Israel over the next five years.

Hundreds attend event to assist Israel’s physician shortage

Hebron doctor arrested for incitement

Doctor who praised Hamas massacre, called for destruction of Israel, arrested. He had worked at Ichilov Hospital.

Hebron doctor arrested for incitement

'We need to fill a void'

Helping doctors immigrate to Israel

The co-founders of Nefesh B'Nefesh speak about the Medex conference and the importance of encouraging physicians to immigrate to Israel.

Helping doctors immigrate to Israel

NBN launches international physician aliyah program

Nefesh B’Nefesh, Jewish Agency for Israel, and Israeli ministries inaugurate International Medical Aliyah Program in effort to solve Israel's physician shortage.

NBN launches international physician aliyah program

Hadassah doctors mark Doctors Day in combat zone

Reserve battalion of Hadassah doctors marks Doctors Day 2024 in the combat zone.

Hadassah doctors mark Doctors Day in combat zone

Doctors tell hospital administration they won't treat terrorists

After a Hamas terrorist was taken to Hasharon Hospital in Petah Tikva for treatment, group of doctors say this is the 1st and last time.

Doctors tell hospital administration they won't treat terrorists

Diti and her large tumor

The doctors were so preoccupied with her that they had no time to speak with me.

Diti and her large tumor

Protester doctors vow not to work if govt. doesn't obey court

'White Coats' leaders say their doctors will not come to hospitals to work if Supreme Court's rulings on Basic Laws are ignored.

Protester doctors vow not to work if govt. doesn't obey court

Anti-government protest: Healthcare system holds partial strike

Healthcare system to strike for two hours in protest of judicial reform. Likud MK: 'They took thousands of doctors captive.'

Anti-government protest: Healthcare system holds partial strike

Healthcare system to hold warning strike on Wednesday

Israel Medical Association says strike will be held as per emergency protocol, for a few hours and for non-urgent services.

Healthcare system to hold warning strike on Wednesday

Violence against doctors

"The Busso Plan": The plan to eradicate violence against doctors

Health Committee Chairman MK Uriel Busso presented a plan to eradicate the phenomenon of violence against medical professionals.

"The Busso Plan": The plan to eradicate violence against doctors

Four doctors dead, deaths 'not vaccine related'

The Toronto medical community is working to dispel rumors that the rapid loss of four doctors was caused by COVID-19 vaccination.

Four doctors dead, deaths 'not vaccine related'

This Jewish doctor is the world's oldest practicing physician

Dr. Howard Tucker, a 100-year-old Jewish doctor in Cleveland is officially the world’s oldest practicing physician.

This Jewish doctor is the world's oldest practicing physician

Health Min: Violence against doctors has become a scourge

Health Ministry officials respond to assault on doctor with a metal rod at a Clalit office/

Health Min: Violence against doctors has become a scourge

Doctors announce one-day strike on Thursday

Israel Medical Association to hold one-day strike following attack on hospital staff at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus.

Doctors announce one-day strike on Thursday

A family of doctors embarks on an adventure for a lifetime

Drs. Tova and Josh Lennon uprooted their family and their careers in healthcare to start a new life in Israel.

A family of doctors embarks on an adventure for a lifetime

Organization for Holocaust survivors helping refugees in Ukraine

LeMa’anam Physicians for Holocaust Survivors providing medical assistance to Ukrainian refugees.

Organization for Holocaust survivors helping refugees in Ukraine

IDF: New home-based medical care system for COVID patients

Each patient released from hospital to home care will be visited daily by team of doctor & nurse.

IDF: New home-based medical care system for COVID patients

70 UK doctors call out medical journal's anti-Israel letter

Complaint written on behalf of 70 UK doctors denounces British Medical Journal for anti-Israel letter at a time of mounting anti-Semitism.

70 UK doctors call out medical journal's anti-Israel letter

Is concern over COVID vaccines for children overblown?

Channel 12 report on doctors who signed petition against vaccinating children ignores their record on vaccinations.

Is concern over COVID vaccines for children overblown?

Israeli doctors: Do not use Covid-19 vaccine on children

"We believe that not even a handful of children should be endangered through mass vaccination against a disease not dangerous to them."

Israeli doctors: Do not use Covid-19 vaccine on children

Doctor attacks patient at Tel Aviv hospital

A senior trauma doctor became violent towards a patient for reasons still unknown.

Doctor attacks patient at Tel Aviv hospital

Why seek medical expertise? Why not turn to G-d alone?

If the Almighty decreed that someone is to fall ill, perhaps we should not let doctors try to cure or prevent illness through vaccines.

Why seek medical expertise? Why not turn to G-d alone?

Dr Simone Gold: 'Stop medical discrimination'

America's Frontline Doctors Founder Dr. Simone Gold spoke to Michelle Malkin.

Dr Simone Gold: 'Stop medical discrimination'

Italian doctor murdered COVID patients 'to free up beds'

A doctor in the coronavirus ward in an Italian hospital has been arrested on suspicions of killing ill patients to alleviate overcrowding.

Italian doctor murdered COVID patients 'to free up beds'

COVID Vaccine: 'Pregnant women should proceed - with caution'

Hadassah hospital doctor says that the vaccines are a new kind with unknown effects on pregnant mothers.

COVID Vaccine: 'Pregnant women should proceed - with caution'

'He was a genius, a leader, and a ground-breaker'

Barzilai Hospital eulogizes Dr. Avi Har-Lev, after he was found killed by a gunshot wound in a forest near his home in Judea.

'He was a genius, a leader, and a ground-breaker'

'Reckless and harmful'

Emergency council of senior physicians appeals lockdown to MKs

Public Emergency Council for the Coronavirus Crisis: 'We state unequivocally that the closure is more harmful than beneficial.'

Emergency council of senior physicians appeals lockdown to MKs

Council of senior physicians: Third lockdown 'national disaster'

'What characterizes situation today is confused public, misinformation, a lot of intimidation, and of course, apocalyptic predictions.'

Council of senior physicians: Third lockdown 'national disaster'

Fifty doctors arrive from abroad to help out in COVID crisis

Israel Experience Doctors' Program brings qualified doctors to Israel, prepares them for licensing, & teaches them Hebrew.

Fifty doctors arrive from abroad to help out in COVID crisis

Doctors urge no masks during exercise; 'can impede breathing'

Questions surround mask efficacy as experts, authorities say they are 'not effective in preventing general public from catching coronavirus'

Doctors urge no masks during exercise; 'can impede breathing'

In wake of Covid: Torch in honor of Israel's doctors

Prof, Galia Rahav, head of the infectious disease department at Sheba Medical Center, lights torch on Independence Day.

In wake of Covid: Torch in honor of Israel's doctors

Doctors in India discover 526 teeth in mouth of 7-year old

Following surgery to remove the sac of teeth, the boy is expected to make a full recovery.

Doctors in India discover 526 teeth in mouth of 7-year old

California:

Doctors suspected of issuing unnecessary medical exemptions

California Medical Board investigating four doctors suspected of issuing unlawful vaccine exemptions, sometimes for a fee.

Doctors suspected of issuing unnecessary medical exemptions

500 Jewish doctors sign letter calling for vaccinations

Doctors who serve Orthodox communities in North America join mass information campaign to encourage vaccination amid measles outbreak.

500 Jewish doctors sign letter calling for vaccinations

Forty Arab doctors and pharmacists caught with forged licenses

Israel police arrests 40 Arab doctors, interns, pharmacists presenting forged diplomas and medical certificates.

Forty Arab doctors and pharmacists caught with forged licenses

Seeking doctors with a heart

Revolutionary award honors exemplary doctors who treat their patients with kindness, humanity, and patience.

Seeking doctors with a heart

Israeli doctors perform lifesaving spinal surgeries in Ethiopia

Israeli doctors work to fix severe spinal deformities during medical mission to Ethiopia. 'Half the children would have died by next year.'

Israeli doctors perform lifesaving spinal surgeries in Ethiopia

Will new IDF policies keep doctors from immigrating to Israel?

Under new guidlines, doctors moving to Israel would be forced to serve for two years in the IDF. 'No more doctors will move here.'

Will new IDF policies keep doctors from immigrating to Israel?

Report: Arabs posing as doctors hired at Jerusalem clinics

Investigative report claims that Arabs using fictitious medical licenses find employment at state-funded Jerusalem clinics.

Report: Arabs posing as doctors hired at Jerusalem clinics

'Come on, kid, let's start walking'

Jerusalem hospital treats 4-year-old Gaza child, allowing him to walk for the first time in two years.

'Come on, kid, let's start walking'

Tel Aviv doctor receives death threat

Patient's family curses, threatens to kill doctor. Two arrested in connection with threats.

Tel Aviv doctor receives death threat

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

New poll shows Israelis far more likely to trust doctors at their local clinic than hospital staff.

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

Israel's doctor shortage

Ongoing healthcare crisis continues to worsen, with close to half of general practitioners nearing retirement age.

Israel's doctor shortage

'Kill terrorists on the street, save them in the hospital'

Ex-MK and former IDF Medical Corps Commander Aryeh Eldad explains the 'abnormal situation that forces us to do complete opposites.'

'Kill terrorists on the street, save them in the hospital'

Report Reveals Assad is 'Systematically' Targeting Hospitals

Rights group says Assad forces killed 600 doctors, medical workers in course of Syrian civil war, terming it a crime against humanity.

Report Reveals Assad is 'Systematically' Targeting Hospitals

Group: 12,000 Israelis Ready for Euthanasia

Nearly 12,000 Israelis have signed forms requesting permission to end to their own lives, according to a group involved in the issue.

Group: 12,000 Israelis Ready for Euthanasia

Doctors, Govt. Make Progress to Save Failing Hadassah Hospital

Doctors, the state, and hospital management reach understanding on a potential final deal to end ongoing labor dispute.

Doctors, Govt. Make Progress to Save Failing Hadassah Hospital

Doctors Turn Down Hadassah Deal

Doctors reject a deal to try and put Hadassah Ein Kerem's bankrupt budget under control - practically guaranteeing new strikes.

Doctors Turn Down Hadassah Deal

'Doctors Cannot Go on Strike, On Principle'

Medical professional and former MK Dr. Aryeh Eldad speaks to Arutz Sheva about the Hadassah strikes and what it means to be a doctor.

'Doctors Cannot Go on Strike, On Principle'

Eldad: Doctors Don't Have a Right to Strike

Former MK Aryeh Eldad told Arutz Sheva that he did not believe doctors had a right to strike.

Eldad: Doctors Don't Have a Right to Strike

Minister Slams ‘Assisted Suicide’: Doctors Should Heal, Not Kill

Minister of Pensioner Affairs attacks proposed law, which would allow doctors to provide patients with the means to kill themselves.

Minister Slams ‘Assisted Suicide’: Doctors Should Heal, Not Kill

Doctors Strike over ‘Ugly Wave of Violence’

Doctors go on strike over attacks on medical staff. ‘We need to save lives, but our own lives are at risk.’

Doctors Strike over ‘Ugly Wave of Violence’

Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Israeli who recently graduated Italian medical school talks about his motives and challenges in studying abroad.

Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Doctors to Identify Child Abuse Victims in Hospitals, Clinics

A first group of 22 Israeli doctors has completed a course that provided them with the skills to identify child abuse

Doctors to Identify Child Abuse Victims in Hospitals, Clinics

Senior Doctor: Entire Hospital Departments about to Shut Down

As the resignation of medical residents is about to take effect, hospital officials are warning of a medical catastrophe.

Senior Doctor: Entire Hospital Departments about to Shut Down

State: Force Residents to Work

Labor Court asked to instruct medical residents to keep working for at least a while longer. Decision: Monday.

State: Force Residents to Work

Doctors Regret Deal; Residents hold Hunger Strike

Doctors at four hospitals protest IMA deal with the government, demand its cancellation. Residents threaten hunger strike.

Doctors Regret Deal; Residents hold Hunger Strike

Psychiatric Residents Join Doctors' Strike

Residents at the largest psychiatric facility in Israel resigned en masse Thursday, joining the long-running doctors' strike.

Psychiatric Residents Join Doctors' Strike

Agreement to End Doctors' Strike Close - But Not Quite Finished

The government and doctors seemed closer than ever to an agreement Thursday morning, but the deal was not done, doctors said,

Agreement to End Doctors' Strike Close - But Not Quite Finished