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Israel Hopes New Database Will Make it Medical Powerhouse

JERUSALEM — Israel announced Wednesday it was launching a domestic digital health database that could make it a global medical powerhouse. The move aims to improve public health worldwide but critics warn it risks compromising personal privacy.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel announced Wednesday it was launching a domestic digital health database that could make it a global medical powerhouse.

Poll: Two Thirds of Israeli Arabs Reject Israel as Jewish State

Two-thirds of Arab Israelis believe Israel has “no right” to define itself as the Jewish nation state, while a majority of Jewish Israelis (58 percent) say those who reject that definition of Israel should have their citizenship revoked, according to a new poll underlining deep divisions between the two communities.

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After 10 Years In Power, Netanyahu Keeps Rivals At Arm’s Length

When Benjamin Netanyahu first became Israel’s leader two decades ago, few would have predicted a future in which he would be poised to pass founding father David Ben-Gurion as its longest-serving prime minister. In a country where no single political

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures during a press conference together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery following the 6th German-Israeli government consultations on February 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

Poll: 61% of Israeli Jews Say Donald Trump Good for Israel

A new poll by the Independent Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University reveals that Jewish Israelis prefer a Republican to be the next U.S. president — and that 61% say that Donald Trump is friendly to Israel. The poll also revealed that Israelis prefer former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) by a wide margin, 40.5% to 16%. Sanders is Jewish, as he discussed in Sunday night’s Democratic debate in Michigan. is friendly to Israel.

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