America And The Middle East After The US Election: Looking Back, Looking Forward – Global Connections With Robert Siegel

American Friends of Rabin Medical Center’s monthly Zoom Leadership Forum series captures unfiltered conversations moderated by preeminent host Robert Siegel with an august group of guest speakers. November’s Global Connections Forum spotlighted issues related to America and The Middle East After the November 2020 Election. The conversation highlighted three prominent speakers, former Ambassador Dennis Ross,…

Combating antiscience: Are we preparing for the 2020s? by Dr. Peter Hotez

In the last half of the 2010s, we saw an upswing in antiscience movements and unprecedented attacks on scientists in the United States and elsewhere. All indications suggest that this trend will not slow or reverse anytime soon, and it is now increasingly apparent that it will fall to the scientists themselves to respond, engage…

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…