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A highly personalized approach could help the body’s immune cells better recognize melanoma – the most dangerous type of skin cancer – and kill it, according to an Israeli study published in Cancer Discovery. Today’s immunotherapies involve administering antibodies to unlock the natural immune T cells that recognize and kill...

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In his keynote speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump urged the international community to isolate the Islamic Republic of Iran over its failure to comply with international law, The Times of Israel reported. In an ambitious address in front of the full assembly,...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed on Tuesday that “we will do whatever is necessary to protect Israel’s security,” following the downing of a Russian aircraft in Latakia, Syria, last week, The Times of Israel reported. The prime minister also urged Russia not to transfer the sophisticated S-300 missile defense...

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Israeli officials have slammed the German Protestant Academy in the southern state of Baden-Württemberg for hosting a conference that features leading German boycott activists, who expressed support for the Islamist terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah, Benjamin Weinthal reported in The Jerusalem Post on Saturday. “By merely looking at the list...

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Medical equipment giant Medtronic is to acquire Israeli spinal surgery company Mazor Robotics for some $1.64 billion in an all-cash deal, or $1.34 billion net of Medtronic’s existing stake in Mazor, it was announced last Thursday. Medtronic, which held a stake of about 11 percent in Mazor before the deal was unanimously...

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Israeli experts fear that Russian President Vladimir Putin is exploiting the downing of a Russian aircraft in Syria last week to change the rules of the game in the war-torn country. In an exclusive conference call with The Israel Project on Monday, Ambassador Dennis Ross expressed his concern about the...

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A Jewish Labour MP was forced to rely on police protection at the party’s annual conference that kicked off yesterday, as a colleague said anti-Semitic Labour members should be send to Auschwitz to learn the consequences of hatred towards Jews, The Times reported Monday. Luciana Berger, the MP for Liverpool,...

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A senior figure in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned U.S. and Israeli leaders to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in Saturday’s attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz, The Times of Israel reported. Four gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an...

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Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israeli event disruptors of a May 3, 2018 pro-Israel event to Orange County prosecutors, according to a UCI spokesperson. Referral will occur, says the spokesperson, as soon as the campus police investigation concludes. If so, UCI will...

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The number of live kidney transplants performed per year in Israel has nearly tripled since 2010. A new research paper co-authored by Prof. Meni Koslowsky, a psychology professor at Ariel and Bar-Ilan universities, claims that the majority of that growth is coming from the Orthodox Jewish population. Koslowsky and his...

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