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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 their 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: Long-term consequences for 1/4 of children with minor head injury

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

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

Prof. Salman Zarka: 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

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

Report: 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.player

Top pediatrician: 'We're not at a stage where we can influence 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 on support of quarantine-free schools

'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

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

Bennett: Israeli children return to continuous study next week

PM, Health and Education Ministers present new plan to reduce number of students in quarantine which will be implemented next Thursday.

Israeli children return to continuous study next week

Israel to end quarantine for asymptomatic children

Starting next Thursday, children exposed to COVID carriers will not be automatically placed in quarantine.

Israel to end quarantine for asymptomatic children

Top pediatrician: 'Quarantine harms children more than the Omicron'

'Ending quarantine for children is the right thing - I've seen up close the price children pay for quarantine,' top pediatrician says.

'Quarantine harms children more than the Omicron'

180 mayors call to end of quarantine for children

Mayors write to PM, Foreign Minister arguing that requiring children to quarantine is uncalled given their low risk level.

180 mayors call to end of quarantine for children

Two children die of coronavirus in Be'er Sheva hospital

The two, both six years old, deteriorated over the past few days, and doctors tried everything possible to save them.

Two children die of coronavirus in Be'er Sheva hospital

What will your children be taught about Desmond Tutu?

Tutu was an aggressive anti-Jewish and anti-Israel agitator. This too is his legacy, but only if parents insist will children know it.Op-ed.

What will your children be taught about Desmond Tutu?

'Parents, take your children to get vaccinated'

'Policy hasn't changed, Education Min. always said to do everything to preserve school routines,' new Education Min. Director General says.

'Parents, take your children to get vaccinated'

Hospitals told to prepare for 340 serious cases of children with COVID-19

Faced with skyrocketing COVID-19 infection rates, hospitals plan opening extra pediatric wards with dedicated staff.

Hospitals told to prepare for 340 serious cases of child COVID

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky backs in-school vaccination campaign for kids

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky instructs school directors and Tamudei Torah to vaccinate the children following the threat of fifth wave of corona.

Rabbi Kanievsky backs in-school vaccination campaign for kids

Four children killed in bouncy castle accident in Australia

Gust of wind blew the inflatable castle into the air, tossing the children out from a height of over thirty feet.

Four children killed in bouncy castle accident in Australia

Research: Early daycare doesn't harm reading achievements, despite poor quality

New Taub Center research examines impact of participation in early education & care settings for children from 0-3 on reading achievements.

Research: Daycare doesn't hurt academics, despite poor quality

Israel kicks off COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children 5-11

Around 600 children have already received the coronavirus vaccine, and 20,000 more have appointments. 'Holiday for children and parents.'

Israel kicks off COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children 5-11

Bennett: Vaccination of children to begin on Tuesday

Prime Minister announces that 5-to-11-year-olds will be able to receive the Pfizer vaccine as of next week.

Bennett: Vaccination of children to begin on Tuesday

Prof. Ash: 'We'll start giving children COVID-19 vaccine next week'

COVID-19 infection coefficient nearing 1 as Israel gears up to vaccinate children 5-11.

Prof. Ash: 'We'll start giving children COVID vaccine next week'

US: About 900,000 children have been vaccinated so far

White House says about 900,000 children ages 5 to 11 have received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

US: About 900,000 children have been vaccinated so far

Expert: 'Children at greater risk from COVID-19 than from vaccine'

Ahead of decision on vaccine approval, head of Israel's Pediatric Association tells why he supports coronavirus vaccines for children 5-11.

Expert: 'Children at greater risk from COVID than from vaccine'