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. 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…

America Is Facing 5 Epic Crises All at Once by David Brooks

There are five gigantic changes happening in America right now. The first is that we are losing the fight against Covid-19. Our behavior doesn’t have anything to do with the reality around us. We just got tired so we’re giving up. Second, all Americans, but especially white Americans, are undergoing a rapid education on the…

Coexistence in the COVID Lab

Their achievements include helping develop a viral detection technique called SHERLOCK, or specific high-sensitivity enzymatic reporter unlocking. Using SHERLOCK, they worked with members of the Zhang lab on the test, which they compare to a pregnancy test. It can use either a nasal swab or saliva sample in detecting whether a person has the coronavirus….

Is Sweden Doing It Right? by Thomas Friedman

April 28, 2020 President Trump has often described this pandemic as our “war” with an “invisible enemy” — the coronavirus. That war metaphor is wrong and misleading.   Wars are fought and won by humans. So, we could out-mobilize the Nazis and Japanese to win World War II. We could out-spend and out-innovate the Soviet…

Is the Cost of Cancer Medication Worthwhile?

  Is the Cost of Cancer Medication Worthwhile? Rabin Medical Center’s Dr. Daniel Goldstein explores the rising price of cancer medications and creates an equation to see if the cost is in fact justified. Dr. Goldstein is at the forefront of the fight between oncologists and pharmaceutical companies with research that will help determine if…

Remembering Yitzhak Rabin, 20 Years Later

Today, November 4th 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Israel’s 5th Prime Minister. Years later his name and memory are still held as a symbol for peace within Israel and worldwide. American Friends of Rabin Medical Center is pleased that Yitzhak Rabin’s legacy is upheld in the hospital’s strong mission…

Should We Accept or Reject Mental Health Labels?

An article entitled, “To Accept or Reject Mental Health Labels, That is the Question” by Krystal Reddick was featured in the Huffington Post explores the pros and cons of mental health labeling. The author of the article has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder for seven years and was reluctant to identify with the mental health label….