Palestinian baby gets heart transplant from Jewish child in medical first

A desperately-ill six-month-old Palestinian baby is bravely fighting for his life after receiving a heart transplant from a Jewish child.

Israel ranked 6th in world healthcare efficiency

Israel was ranked 6th in Bloomberg's annual health care-efficiency index.  Topping the index was Hong Kong, with Singapore in second.

Iraqi Kurdish baby heads to Israel for surgery after minister intervenes

An Iraqi baby born with a congenital heart defect will be flown into Israel for life-saving surgery after an emergency appeal to the Interior Ministry just before the Sukkot holiday.

Israel opens high speed rail link between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv airport

Israel opened a high-speed rail link between Ben Gurion international airport and Jerusalem.

European Investment Fund makes first investment in Israel

The European Investment Fund (EIF), the venture arm of the European Investment Bank, has made its first equity investment in Israel, injecting up to $20 million into a fund being set up by Israel Cleantech Ventures.

Eurovision 2019 to be held in Tel Aviv

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Tel Aviv and not in Israel's capital of Jerusalem as had been previously planned.

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EJC’s Security and Crisis Centre Holds Conference with Senior Greek Officials in Athens after Recent Devastating Fire

EJC’s Security and Crisis Centre (SACC) held a high-level conference on crisis management titled “Security and Societal Resilience in the 21st Century: New Challenges” with senior Greek officials, including diplomats, members of parliament and civil protection authorities in order to study and analyse the dramatic consequences of the recent devastating fires which ravaged Greece’s Attica Region.