33 1/3 House of Dreams Makes Son’s Dream Come True

As a baby boomer, I like music from the 1960’s and I think much of it is timeless. Many of the songs from the 1960’s were recorded at Gold Star Recording Studios in Hollywood. ...

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder at opening of 15th European Maccabi Games: “This is...

The 15th European Maccabi Games kicked off on Tuesday in Budapest, with 2,300 athletes from 42 countries competing. In his address to the opening ceremony, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder said, “To...

Jewish Bucket List: Yiddish Immersion

The stage was set. The musicians played. The featured performer read Yiddish poems accompanied by klezmer music. The crowd was excited. I was, too. The whole experience gave off the vibe of being in...

If your travels are taking you to Vilna

Reading Vilna in Jewish Writing and Urban History: A Collaborative Conference Every great city deserves a Baedecker, and Wilno-Vilna-Vilnius has had several, none more capacious than Zalmen Szyk’s 1000 yor Vilne (1000-year Vilnius), published in...

The Dangerous Addiction To Accelerating Technology

As has been discussed in previous articles, the faster we make the world move with modern technology, the more we want things to accelerate even more.  Immediate gratification becomes a relative term.  Yesterday’s immediate...

Israeli team’s electronic migraine relief band scores European approval

An Israeli band that transmits electrical signals and stops migraine pain has been approved by the European Commission for pharmaceuticals. Relivion, patented by Netanya-based Neurolief, is a brain neuromodulation device geared toward helping individuals who...

President Of American Academy Of Pediatrics Calls Trump Border Policy ‘Child Abuse’

The children separated from their parents at the border are experiencing something so traumatic, the American Academy of Pediatrics president said Monday, that it affects their brain chemistry in a way that amounts to...

‘Black Sabbath’ for the Jews of Salonika

When the Germans invaded Greece in 1941 the city of Salonika had the largest population of Jews in the country, 54,000 people, around two thirds of the Jews living in Greece. They were an...

Potential New Israeli Treatment Targets Pancreatic Cancer

While South Africa’s premier university, University of Cape Town, makes the news with its proposed boycott of academic institutions in Israel, alumni of Israeli universities are making far more remarkable news seeking to save,...

The Problem Of Bullying In Modern Technological Society

Bullying is a problem that has drawn increasing attention in recent years around the world.  It’s a problem that is considered to have negative effects not only for the victims but also for the...