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  • Award to recognize Jewish Journalist’s 50-year career

    By Ryan Torok

    March 14, 2012 | 6:29 pm

    The year was 1960. Tom Tugend, living in Israel and working as the temporary head of the Weizmann Institute of Science’s public relations department, had to make a choice: keep his job or return to Los Angeles to a UCLA job he’d had before moving to Israel. He went back to UCLA...

  • Can magnets help relieve Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

    October 23, 2008 | 2:52 am

    The emotional toll of war and terrorism weigh heavily on many Israelis, but researchers at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem are studying ways to help patients deal with traumatic events through a novel technique -- magnetic stimulation of the brain.

    The study involves patients...