Tel Aviv University, Technion among world leaders in producing patents

The Tel Aviv University and Haifa’s Technion–Israel Institute of Technology have been named among the 100 leading universities worldwide to be granted US patents for invention in 2018. The seventh annual report by umbrella organization...

Eating Disorders And Modern Technological Society

A growing problem in modern technological society is that of eating disorders.  Compulsive eating (also sometimes identified as binge-eating disorder), anorexia nervosa, and bulimia are the ones that we hear the most about.  People...

Britain anti-Semitism

Letters to the editor Reading below and watching the police standing by while gangsters stop access to a Jewish store, whether it is or not, this should never take place. You have pictures by which you...

Israeli Fund Selects 14 Research Teams for $16 M Precision Medicine Grants

Fourteen multidisciplinary research teams were selected to receive NIS 60 million ($16.6 million) from a new Israeli fund to advance the field of precision medicine, also often referred to as personalized medicine. It is...

Yiddish play (with English subtitles) examines power

Latin is a dead language. This is defined as “one that has no native speakers.” Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh is on a mission to make sure that Yiddish never goes the way of Latin. And...

Trying To Hold On To So Little

One of the most interesting social phenomena today in modern technological society is the tendency of people, particularly young people, to use their purchasing power to buy experiences rather than things.  A lot of...
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Conversations with Moshe Ganchoff

Cantor Moshe Ganchoff reflects on a life in the cantorate. Interview by Neil W. Levin, Jacob Mendelsohn, Nathan Lam, Alberto Mizrahi, Noah Schall, and Daniel Gildar. Milken Archive oral history excerpt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SC-Mt5qKuSQ

What makes lies believable?

Letters to the EditorHow is it possible that Mel Gibson, hero of the anti-Semites is given a role to act as a Rothchild, (yes, they are disguising the name by misspelling it) even though...

Experiencing Empathy Through A Screen

There have been a lot of articles over the last ten years about the decline of empathy among American college students.  As empathy would be considered to be a positive trait to have in...

Intensive Weekend for Advanced-Intermediate and Advanced Students May 24 – May 27, 2019

Dr. Sheva Zucker will be offering an intensive Yiddish weekend for intermediate-advanced and advanced Yiddish students. This will be a total immersion experience with one of the foremost Yiddish teachers in America. The weekend will consist...