Good luck, President-elect Biden, You’ll Need It by Al Franken

The careful observer will notice that Joe Biden’s approach to leadership is very different from Donald Trump’s. While Trump has sought to exploit divisions along racial, religious and philosophical lines — stoking grievances, suspicion, and sometimes violence — Biden keeps telling us he wants to bring Americans together. Good! Also, good luck! If you’re reading…

Remembering Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by Dr. Ron Kronish

November 5 is the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a Jewish terrorist by the name of Yigal Amir. It was one of the darkest days in Israeli history, if not the worst, since it halted the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, which was becoming Rabin’s legacy for future…

Dr. Kenneth Offit Speaks on BRCA Gene Mutations @ AFRMC Gala

Dr. Kenneth Offit (Chief, Clinical Genetics Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering) addresses the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center 2019 Annual Gala upon reception of the Yitzhak Rabin Cancer Care & Research Award for BRCA Genetics. Don’t miss Global Connections with Robert Siegel on October 28, 4 pm ET: COVID and CANCER: Breast, Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Treatment…

Dr. Stanley Fischer Addresses AFRMC Gala

Dr. Stanley Fischer (Senior Advisor, BlackRock; former Vice Chair US Federal Reserve; former Governor, Bank of Israel) addresses the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center 2019 Annual Gala upon reception of the Yitzhak Rabin Global Financial Leadership Award. Don’t miss Dr. Fischer’s interview with Robert Siegel: American Friends of Rabin Medical Center’s September 23 Global…

New breath test sniffs out Covid-19 in 30 seconds

Breath test from Technion scientist shows promising early results in sniffing out Covid-19 within 30 seconds. Could uncomfortable nasal swabs be swapped for a contactless two-second breathalyzer puff to check for Covid-19 infection? Prof. Hossam Haick thinks so. Haick, a professor of chemical engineering and nanotechnology at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, first…