Has Israel Developed a Cure for COVID-19? The Treatment Has Shown Encouraging Phase 1 Trial Results

The development of a cure for people infected with COVID-19 would be an earthshaking medical breakthrough and monumental game-changer for all of humanity. A treatment developed by Prof. Nadir Arber and administered at Tel Aviv’s Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Hospital) has shown very promising early results. In Phase 1 trials, 29 of 30 COVID patients…

NYT: Israeli Agents Kill Abu Muhammad Al-Masri, Al Qaeda’s Second-in-Command, in Tehran

UPDATE: On Nov. 27, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, considered the main mastermind of Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons program, was assassinated near Tehran. Although there has been widespread speculation that Israel carried out the killing, the Jewish state has neither confirmed nor denied involvement as of this writing. Iranian leaders, for their part, have said they’re convinced Israel…

Sylvan Adams: Israel’s ‘Self-Appointed Ambassador-at-Large’ and Team Israel Start-up Nation at the Tour de France

Sylvan Adams (b. Nov.1, 1958) is a billionaire businessman and philanthropist who left Canada in 2015 and made Aliyah to Israel. He is co-owner of the Israeli cycling team Team Israel Start-Up Nation, which competed in the recent 2020 Tour de France. Adams is Israel’s “self-appointed ambassador-at-large.” In Canada, he was a national and world…

Dead Sea Scrolls: Researchers Use DNA Testing on Tiny Parchment Fragments to Unlock Their Secrets

In the decades since the Dead Sea Scrolls were first found in and near the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert, many of the manuscripts have been deciphered through painstaking examination and analysis. A large number of fragments have remained mysteries, however. Recently, Israeli researchers applied advanced DNA testing techniques to analyze the tiny pieces…

Israeli Researchers Turn Water Into Powerful Antiviral Disinfectant to Sanitize Surfaces

Research chemists at Israel’s Bar Ilan University, in Ramat Gan, have developed a technique that converts plain water into a disinfectant solution effective against bacteria and viruses (including corona-type viruses) on a wide range of surfaces. The disinfectant, which passed hospital tests in Israel, received a patent in 2019. In addition to being efficacious, the…