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Timesofisrael.com: For most inmates at Ramle's Ayalon Prison, visitation hours are held in an open, cafeteria-like room …

Timesofisrael.com: For most inmates at Ramle's Ayalon Prison, visitation hours are held in an open, cafeteria-like room …

For most inmates at Ramle’s Ayalon Prison, visitation hours are held in an open, cafeteria-like room where detainees sit beside their loved ones and hug them goodbye at the session’s end.

But for M. — a 20-year-old Israeli-American convicted in June of hoaxing US JCCs and other targets around the

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Timesofisrael.com: Hoax bomber threatening fresh hunger strike over 'inhumane' prison conditions

Timesofisrael.com: Hoax bomber threatening fresh hunger strike over 'inhumane' prison conditions

The father of an Israeli-American man from Ashlekon convicted of waging an intimidation campaign of bomb threats last year, says his son has ended a hunger strike to protest the conditions of his incarceration, but plans to re-new his fast in the near future.

The man’s father tells The Times

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Timesofisrael.com: Special needs school to help Cambridge professor understand autism impact

Timesofisrael.com: Special needs school to help Cambridge professor understand autism impact

A new Jewish special needs school is to help a Jewish professor from the University of Cambridge understand whether autistic students are less likely to enter further education or employment.

Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, whose cousin Sacha recently posed as an Israeli firearms fanatic to satirise America’s gun lobby, is leading

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Timesofisrael.com: Movie Review: Keep The Change

Timesofisrael.com: Movie Review: Keep The Change

Recently I had the privilege of viewing Keep the Change, written and directed by Rachel Israel, at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem New Hampshire. The two talented actors who make their debut in this film are Samantha Elisofon as Sarah and Brandon Polansky as David. Samantha and her mother Marguerite attended the

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Timesofisrael.com: Israeli research links acetaminophen during pregnancy to autism, ADHD

Timesofisrael.com: Israeli research links acetaminophen during pregnancy to autism, ADHD

An extensive Israeli study has found that mothers who continuously use a popular pain relief medication during their pregnancy face an increased risk of the newborn suffering from autism or ADHD.

The meta-analysis by a team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, published Tuesday in the American Journal

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Timesofisrael.com: Autism research pioneer Hans Asperger 'helped Nazi euthanasia scheme'

Timesofisrael.com: Autism research pioneer Hans Asperger 'helped Nazi euthanasia scheme'

Hans Asperger, the respected Austrian paediatrician whose name describes a form of high-functioning autism, actively assisted in the murder of disabled children by the Nazis, a new report claims.

Asperger’s Syndrome, marked by an impaired ability to interact socially with others, tends to affect people of average or above average intelligence.

It

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Timesofisrael.com: It's complicated: Inaccuracies plague both sides of 'Polish death camps' debate

Timesofisrael.com: It's complicated: Inaccuracies plague both sides of 'Polish death camps' debate

JTA — The Polish parliament’s bill to criminalize the use of the term “Polish death camps,” and outlaw the blaming of Poles for crimes committed during the Holocaust, prompted an avalanche of criticism in Israel by officials and individuals who warned that it is excessive, and risks stifling research on the Holocaust.

Following

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Timesofisrael.com: Women who take vitamins, folic acid '73% less likely to have autistic child'

Timesofisrael.com: Women who take vitamins, folic acid '73% less likely to have autistic child'

Expectant mothers who take folic acid and multivitamin supplements before and during pregnancy appear to be far less at risk of bearing children with autism, a new study led by the University of Haifa suggests.

Women who take the supplements prior to pregnancy are 61 percent less likely to have

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Timesofisrael.com: Kisharon becomes first Jewish charity to receive Autism Accreditation

Timesofisrael.com: Kisharon becomes first Jewish charity to receive Autism Accreditation

A Jewish charity’s school for children with learning difficulties was this week awarded Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society, making it the first Jewish organisation to get the prestigious stamp of approval.

Kisharon School’s recognition of excellence came after an assessment in early December, and despite only a quarter of

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