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How Beit Shemesh treats its elderly citizens

How Beit Shemesh treats its elderly citizens

Good people make good government. A simple public interest story. Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 4/26/2020, 5:45 AM
Elderly man diagnosed as recovered yet condition deteriorates

Elderly man diagnosed as recovered yet condition deteriorates

Poriya Hospital: Elderly man readmitted to hospital after allegedly recovering from coronavirus yet his condition deteriorates.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2020, 9:49 AM
The pandemic poses a mortal threat to Western civilization

The pandemic poses a mortal threat to Western civilization

The virus was a great return to reality. Will we get the message or will we be its victim, and not just physically. Giulio Meotti, 4/14/2020, 1:36 PM
Yair Netanyahu helps distribute food to Holocaust survivors

Yair Netanyahu helps distribute food to Holocaust survivors

PM's son volunteers with Yad Ezer La-Haver foundation, assists in distributing Passover food parcels to the needy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2020, 6:04 AM
Sara Netanyahu, wife of Prime Minister Netanyahu, initiates project to help elderly

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Prime Minister Netanyahu, initiates project to help elderly

Sara Netanyahu initiates 'Embracing the Elderly,' connecting youth movements to weaker populations to lessen the loneliness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2020, 2:27 PM
The pandemic brings us closer to the Judeo-Christian culture of life

The pandemic brings us closer to the Judeo-Christian culture of life

Nihilism or ethics? Is the life of an old man worth as much as that of a person in full possession of his faculties? Giulio Meotti, 4/5/2020, 10:00 AM
The elderly in the corona pandemic

The elderly in the corona pandemic

True, some parts of the haredi sector at first did not heed corona guidelines, endangering lives - but those in the West who suggested sacrificing the elderly have crossed a line. Rafael Castro, 3/30/2020, 9:17 PM
Take it seriously, but  handle it sanely

Take it seriously, but handle it sanely

Coronavirus represents its own different kind of threat because we do not yet know where it is going. Unlike flu, we do not yet know for sure what we are dealing with because, who eats bats? Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 3/29/2020, 2:13 PM
Italy is losing its grandparents

Italy is losing its grandparents

It is not only the loss of the elderly who succumb to the pandemic, it is the loss of everything they have yet to teach us about what counts in life. Giulio Meotti, 3/23/2020, 9:35 PM
Arab 'mechanic' nabbed after he swindled 16 elderly victims

Arab 'mechanic' nabbed after he swindled 16 elderly victims

Arab resident of eastern Jerusalem arrested after allegedly bilking more than a dozen elderly people out of thousands of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 2:59 PM
Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

British foreign office confirms kidnapping by 'terrorists' in South Africa.AFP, 2/23/2018, 9:02 AM
Elderly Jew attacked in sheltered housing

Elderly Jew attacked in sheltered housing

Alan Califano poses as visitor and enters Jewish sheltered housing facility in New York City to rob and attack Jews. Arrested by police.Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2017, 10:26 AM
Elderly man dies in Petah Tikva apartment fire

Elderly man dies in Petah Tikva apartment fire

Magen David Adom medics arrive at scene of fire, find victim already died.Orly Harari, 4/12/2017, 10:53 AM
Citizens over 80 won't have to wait in line

Citizens over 80 won't have to wait in line

New law allowing elderly to skip lines passed by Knesset.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 3/15/2017, 7:52 AM
Policemen save elderly woman on Ayalon Highway

Policemen save elderly woman on Ayalon Highway

Police find elderly woman walking on highway, take her to safety.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/8/2017, 9:10 AM
Netanyahu: Israel's economy is growing

Netanyahu: Israel's economy is growing

Netanyahu says upcoming Australia visit will help Israel's economy continue to grow, slams Israeli public for not honoring elders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 1:01 PM
1 in 3 seniors gives up heat, food or medicine

1 in 3 seniors gives up heat, food or medicine

Friendship Fund survey finds worrying situation: Hundreds of thousands of elderly forsake basic needs due to financial difficulties.Uzi Baruch, 1/26/2016, 1:24 PM
Video: Scooter Thieves in World's Slowest Getaway?

Video: Scooter Thieves in World's Slowest Getaway?

Two youths from Holon were caught after they stole an elderly couple's mobility scooter. No high speed chase was involved.Gil Ronen, 6/11/2015, 4:58 PM
Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Yeshiva students visit elderly residence for holiday, and learn their stories of Torah study, Holocaust survival and war for Israel.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 12/22/2014, 2:50 PM
Knesset Committee Focuses on War and the Elderly

Knesset Committee Focuses on War and the Elderly

'An old man falls on the ground, and no one is there to pick him up,' Minister laments at special hearing.Hezki Baruch, 7/22/2014, 7:33 PM
Volunteers Come to Visit Elderly, Find Crime Scene

Volunteers Come to Visit Elderly, Find Crime Scene

Volunteers spring to action when they stumble across the scene of a burglary during a pre-Purim visit.Maayana Miskin, 3/13/2014, 3:53 PM
Elderly Man Found at Last Minute with Hypothermia

Elderly Man Found at Last Minute with Hypothermia

An elderly man from central Israel is in serious condition after getting lost, spending the entire night outside.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 3:27 PM
Report: Lots More 90 Year Olds in Israel by 2035

Report: Lots More 90 Year Olds in Israel by 2035

A study shows that in 2035, Israel will have fewer Jews relative to population, and a lot more elderly.David Lev, 6/26/2013, 12:16 AM
Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.Maayana Miskin, 4/17/2013, 1:48 PM
Lapid: 400 Million for Holocaust Survivors

Lapid: 400 Million for Holocaust Survivors

Lapid, Netanyahu announce new aid for Holocaust survivors.Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 11:57 AM
New Israeli Study: High Cholesterol OK For Elderly

New Israeli Study: High Cholesterol OK For Elderly

A new study at Beilinson Hospital says that for the elderly, higher levels of cholesterol mean a longer life, not a shorter oneDavid Lev, 1/31/2013, 3:49 PM
Minister: Life to Get Easier for the Elderly

Minister: Life to Get Easier for the Elderly

Reforms to make life easier for elderly Israelis were announced Tuesday by the Deputy Minisiter for Veteran Israeli Affars, Leah Ness.David Lev, 11/14/2012, 12:45 AM