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  • California-Israeli companies form stem cell research agreement

    By Ryan Torok

    December 5, 2014 | 3:59 pm

    California-Israel partnerships related to stem cell research are on the horizon after an agreement signed Dec. 9 between the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Israel’s Center for Research and Development, MATIMOP.

    Israel Consul General in Los Angeles David Siegel...

  • The Jewish connection to stem cell research

    July 23, 2014 | 11:31 am

    More than a decade ago, Silviu Itescu and Michael Schuster were conducting research in a laboratory at Columbia University and made a discovery involving a type of human stem cell that could be used to treat rats during a heart attack. 

    The revolutionary finding demonstrated the...

  • Life Sciences generate booming Israeli industry

    By Penny Schwartz

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Israel's life-sciences field is growing so rapidly that even industry trackers are having a tough time keeping up with the number of startups.

    Of the approximately 750 Israeli companies in the field, nearly three-quarters were founded in the past 10 years, said Yael Rogel-Fuchs,...
  • Faith and Folly

    By Rob Eshman

    July 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The Democrats have had all week to prove that this election is for John Kerry, not against George Bush, but nobody I know is buying it.

    I've come across a lot of anti-Bush sentiments among Jews of all sorts, but very little Kerry enthusiasm. Bush partisans tell me this phenomenon is...

  • Beyond Stem Cells

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Were you queasy last week, when U.S. senators quoted the Bible in their effort to stop potentially life-saving stem cell research?

    Did you feel discomfort on Monday when Pope John Paul II told President Bush he condemned the study of human embryos because the practice would "devalue...

  • Jewish Groups on Stem Cell Debate

    By Sharon Samber

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "When does life begin?" is not your standard political question, but it's forcing the debate behind one of the hottest topics in Washington -- stem cell research.

    As President Bush ponders whether to allow federal funding for research using stem cells from discarded human embryos,...