while here in the US, Israel's strongest backers, Evangelicals, block our scientific research especially regarding cloning. Israel has universal healthcare too, but its supporters tried to block that here as well. Because Israel does science and healthcare right, maybe these issues should be tied to funding for Israel in Congress, then both parties will approve it.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Hebrew U. researchers develop treatment to kill HIV cells