Israel’s Health Ministry Approves COVID-19 Vaccines For Children Ages 5-11
Israel is set to begin vaccinating children aged 5-11 against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the beginning of next week.
November 16, 2021
Nicotine Residue Found in Kids’ Hair Could Help Parents Stop Smoking – Israeli Study
According to a study by researchers at Tel Aviv University, 70 percent of children were found to have nicotine residue in hair samples.
September 21, 2021
Child’s Play: Israeli Startup Rolls Out A Foldable At-Home Playground For Urban Spaces
Tel Aviv-based Popin is behind an innovative playground that enables large play structures to pop-up for playtime and can be easily stored away when not in use.
April 30, 2019
Parents Should Teach Children How To Write Before Kindergarten, New Research Finds
According to the research, parents shouldn't just read to their children, but should also teach them to write at an early age.
January 11, 2015
Mom Of Disabled Son Creates Harness That Allows Him And Other Children To Walk For The First Time
An Israeli mother's invention that gave her wheelchair-bound son the chance to walk has been launched onto the worldwide market. Debby Elnatan's idea for a walking harness could transform the lives of countless children.
March 30, 2014
Israeli Blog Will Make Healthy Food Fun For Your Kids
It's no secret that kids are picky eaters. Rare are the occasions in which a child loves everything on their plate. Israeli blog Meals With Kids tries to get kids to eat their broccoli by making each plate a fun creation.
June 20, 2013
Computer Program As Effective As Drugs For Children With Anxiety
New research from Israel suggests that it may not be necessary to use drugs when treating highly anxious children. Instead, their anxiety can be relieved with a computer-based technique called ABM that’s already seen success in adult patients.
January 10, 2013
Mobee: The Easy Cellphone Made For Kids
Israeli company Mobee has developed a cellphone designed specifically for kids. The phone is small, durable, affordable and is a near perfect product for both parents and children. Mobee offers only four stored contacts, which are accessible via four icons on the phone's unique keypad.
September 09, 2012
Scratch Teaches Kids How To Program Online Games
The Israeli Scratch program, part of the miLAB at IDC in Herzliya, teaches young students programming concepts and skills in multimedia communication. Users are taught to make and share their own videos, animations and games.
August 22, 2012
Tucoola: Online Playground To Enhance Children’s Skills
The Israeli startup Tucoola developed a social game-based platform, to help preschool children improve their basic cognitive skills. The website, consisting of games to enhance memory, planning and hand-eye coordination, offers personalized reports and tips for parents.
July 18, 2012
Justin Bieber Uses Israeli Platform ‘give2gether’ For Fundraising Campaign
International pop star Justin Bieber has joined Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC for a new fundraising campaign named Music Makes it Better. The campaign, launched this week, is powered by the Israeli fundraising platform give2gether.
June 18, 2012
Israel And US Combine Efforts To Improve Pediatric Health
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center launch a joint project to develop medical devices designed specifically for children. According to the FDA, the development of pediatric devices lags years behind the development of adult devices.
May 16, 2012
Orthodox Rapper Launches Music Aid Program In Belize
International rapper Shyne and Israeli music exporter Oleh! Records launch a pilot project to help children at risk in Belize. The project, called Let’s Fill This Town With Musicians, aims to provide these children with an alternative to violence.
March 28, 2012
Study: Hypersensitive Children May Develop OCD In Adulthood
A new study shows that some sensitivities in children are a precursor to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in adulthood. According to the study, children who are overly sensitive to touch or smell may adopt ritualistic behaviours as a mechanism to regain a sense of control, which is symptomatic of adults who suffer from the disorder.
January 28, 2012
Technology To Protect Your Children From Dangerous Online Relationships
Building on the need for better protection of children on the internet, an Israeli company, Sensegon, has developed a technology called Kangaroo, to detect and protect young internet users from online relationships that are likely to take a dangerous turn.
August 07, 2011