The Israeli Scientist Who Paved the Way for the Coronavirus Vaccine

June 30 2021

Well before COVID-19 began its spread across the globe, an immunologist at Hebrew University named David Naor demonstrated the usefulness of mRNA vaccines, the novel form of inoculation that is now being used to combat the coronavirus pandemic. i24NEWS reports:

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More about: Coronavirus, Israeli technology, Medicine

 

Why a Government Victory in Southwestern Syria Is Bad News for Israel

Sept. 17 2021

Last week, Russia negotiated a ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces in the city of Daraa, where the initial protests that sparked the uprising against Bashar al-Assad began. The agreement ended a 75-day assault on the city, located near the country’s southwestern border, by Russian, Iranian, and Syrian forces. Jonathan Spyer explains the significance of these events:

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More about: Golan Heights, Iran, Israeli Security, Russia, Syrian civil war