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JTA
Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jewsof research questions about Jewish history. Shaul Stampfer, a professor of Sov
Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews
JTA / Posted 22 minutes ago
of research questions about Jewish history. Shaul Stampfer, a professor of Soviet and East European Jewry at the Hebrew University, said of Elhaik’s research in an email to JTA: “It is basically nonsense.” “The authors have melded... Read more
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The Jewish Press
IAA Plans to Excavate Judean Desert Caves, Save Scrolls from Robbersthe IAA’s Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery accompanied by researc
IAA Plans to Excavate Judean Desert Caves, Save Scrolls from Robbers
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 hours ago
the IAA’s Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery accompanied by researchers from the Caves Research Center of the Hebrew University and hundreds of volunteers from across the country is participating in the excavation, which is taking... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Elise L. Baron, secretary at Baltimore Hebrew University, diestheir sons reached school age, Mrs. Baron went to work as a secretary for the A
Elise L. Baron, secretary at Baltimore Hebrew University, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
their sons reached school age, Mrs. Baron went to work as a secretary for the American Oil Co. and later for Baltimore Hebrew University in Towson, where was employed as the graduate school's a secretary for 21 years. She retired in the late... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Lie Of Academic Free Speechand had to be escorted offsite by the police. Last November, the University of
The Lie Of Academic Free Speech
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
and had to be escorted offsite by the police. Last November, the University of Minnesota Law School sponsored a lecture by Hebrew University professor Moshe Halbertal, an expert on Israel’s military code of ethics, titled “Protecting Civilians:... Read more
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Arts Journal
Art Museum Day’s Odd Couples: Corcoran/GWU, MASS MoCA/Crystal Bridges, Smithsonian/Hebrew University(including the stalled proposal to establish a London outpost). But this one h
Art Museum Day’s Odd Couples: Corcoran/GWU, MASS MoCA/Crystal Bridges, Smithsonian/Hebrew University
Arts Journal / Posted 6 days ago
(including the stalled proposal to establish a London outpost). But this one has his fingerprints all over it: Jerusalem’s Hebrew University and the Smithsonian on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Albert Einstein... Read more
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The Forward
Will Israeli Labor Party Eat Its Young To Join Bibi’s Government?young Labor voters might just do the opposite and flee the party, said Gidi Rah
Will Israeli Labor Party Eat Its Young To Join Bibi’s Government?
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
young Labor voters might just do the opposite and flee the party, said Gidi Rahat, a political scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “I think that for the young people, the reaction will be to prefer to either go to vote for... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir: 'I'm nowhere near done with our legacy'of high heels and leather loafers to pose with attendees of the Einstein Gala,
The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir: 'I'm nowhere near done with our legacy'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
of high heels and leather loafers to pose with attendees of the Einstein Gala, a fundraiser hosted in partnership with the Hebrew University to promote science, technology, engineering, arts and math (Steam) education, a longtime passion of... Read more
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The Forward
Smithsonian Launches Einstein Project To Mark Relativity Theory’s CentennialWASHINGTON (JTA) — The Smithsonian Institution and the Hebrew University are ma
Smithsonian Launches Einstein Project To Mark Relativity Theory’s Centennial
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Smithsonian Institution and the Hebrew University are marking the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity by launching an initiative to make science more accessible to young people. The project, joining the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scans show seeing 'God' may be caused by epilepsycaptured on the doctor's table, with tests showing a spike in activity in the l
Scans show seeing 'God' may be caused by epilepsy
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
captured on the doctor's table, with tests showing a spike in activity in the left temporal lobe Researchers at Hadassah Hebrew University report a rare case in which they were treating a patient for a form of epilepsy when he had a religious... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Terrorists Threw Firebombs at Hebrew University and Nearby IDF Base [video]The fire department reports that firebombs were thrown at the fence of the Hebr
Terrorists Threw Firebombs at Hebrew University and Nearby IDF Base [video]
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
The fire department reports that firebombs were thrown at the fence of the Hebrew University-Har Hatzofim (Mount Scopus) on Saturday night. The fire is under control. No injuries were reported. The fire department has been dealing with fires all... Read more
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Raw Story
Israeli academic to use cash prize to help Palestinians– has pledged to donate his cash prize to an Israeli group dedicated to helping
Israeli academic to use cash prize to help Palestinians
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
– has pledged to donate his cash prize to an Israeli group dedicated to helping Palestinians. American-born Israeli David Shulman, a professor of Asian studies at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem who won the award for academic work, said he w... Read more
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Aljazeera
Israeli academic to use cash prize to help PalestiniansIsraeli group dedicated to helping Palestinians. American-born Israeli David S
Israeli academic to use cash prize to help Palestinians
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
Israeli group dedicated to helping Palestinians. American-born Israeli David Shulman, a professor of Asian studies at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem who won the award for academic work, said he would donate the $20,000 prize to Ta'ayush - or... Read more
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The Hill
Third-party effort fizzling outa number of prominent conservatives, gathered at The Fairmont, a tony hotel, fo
Third-party effort fizzling out
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
a number of prominent conservatives, gathered at The Fairmont, a tony hotel, for an award gala for American Friends of the Hebrew University. Romney spoke. And so did Kristol, who “kept making jokes” about how he was trying to recruit the 2012... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
IBM Extends Open Invitation to Play With Its Quantum Computerfundamentally don't understand the technology yet," Enderle told TechNewsWorld.
IBM Extends Open Invitation to Play With Its Quantum Computer
E-Commerce Times / Posted 12 days ago
fundamentally don't understand the technology yet," Enderle told TechNewsWorld. That's changing fast. Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have demonstrated a single photon source that works at room temperature. Closer to home,... Read more
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J Weekly
Two East Bay leaders honoredand Supply Company in 1976. Albers has one son, Dennis, and two grandchildren.
Two East Bay leaders honored
J Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
and Supply Company in 1976. Albers has one son, Dennis, and two grandchildren. Albers has sat on the boards of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, AIPAC, Israel Bonds and many more. She has given donations to those entities, as well as to... Read more
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J Weekly
Israel remembers its fallen, celebrates its 68th birthdaysaid he will donate the $20,000 prize to a group working to end Israel’s occupa
Israel remembers its fallen, celebrates its 68th birthday
J Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
said he will donate the $20,000 prize to a group working to end Israel’s occupation of the West Bank. David Shulman, a Hebrew University linguistics professor being honored for his work on the language and culture of south India, announced in a... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
At Independence Day launch, Knesset speaker decries ‘offensive discourse’said he will donate the $20,000 prize to a group working to end Israel’s occupa
At Independence Day launch, Knesset speaker decries ‘offensive discourse’
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
said he will donate the $20,000 prize to a group working to end Israel’s occupation of the West Bank. David Shulman, a Hebrew University linguistics professor being honored for his work on the language and culture of south India, announced in a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is dark matter 'changing its stripes'?is the original historical documents related to Einstein's prediction of the ex
Is dark matter 'changing its stripes'?
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
is the original historical documents related to Einstein's prediction of the existence of gravitational waves, shown at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem The universe is made up of a 'fabric of space-time'. This corresponds to Einstein's General... Read more
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Slate
I Was Diagnosed With Dementia in 2010. This Is My Story.and police officer before becoming homeless, sleeping in cars, and diving dumps
I Was Diagnosed With Dementia in 2010. This Is My Story.
Slate / Posted 13 days ago
and police officer before becoming homeless, sleeping in cars, and diving dumpsters. Poor Evelyn, who sued the Hebrew University of Jerusalem—which earns tens of thousands of dollars per year from her grandfather’s intellectual... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
IBM Extends Open Invitation to Play With Its Quantum Computerfundamentally don't understand the technology yet," Enderle told TechNewsWorld.
IBM Extends Open Invitation to Play With Its Quantum Computer
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 15 days ago
fundamentally don't understand the technology yet," Enderle told TechNewsWorld. That's changing fast. Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have demonstrated a single photon source that works at room temperature. Closer to home,... Read more
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The Forward
Should Palestinian Father of 12-Year-Old Girl With Knife Be Barred From Working in Israel?there are other factors beyond security that guide Israeli permit policy, said
Should Palestinian Father of 12-Year-Old Girl With Knife Be Barred From Working in Israel?
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
there are other factors beyond security that guide Israeli permit policy, said Yael Berda, a sociologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who wrote a book about Israel’s permit regime. Israel’s Ministry of Economy, she said, speaks... Read more
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The Forward
68 Reasons To Respect, If Not Love, Israel On Its 68th Birthdaythe highest proportion of water used for irrigation that comes from recycled wa
68 Reasons To Respect, If Not Love, Israel On Its 68th Birthday
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
the highest proportion of water used for irrigation that comes from recycled wastewater. 26) Two professors at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University created the first cherry tomatoes. 27) UNESCO declared Tel Aviv a heritage site for its 4,000 surviving... Read more
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examiner.com
Mitt Romney lends William Kristol an ear as he pitches third-party candidate runhe would reconsider just hours after his meeting with Kristol when he attended
Mitt Romney lends William Kristol an ear as he pitches third-party candidate run
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
he would reconsider just hours after his meeting with Kristol when he attended the awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University in Washington, along with Kristol, reports MSN News on May 7. When asked at the gala about a third party... Read more
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Boston Globe
Romney, Kristol meet about independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Romney, Kristol meet about independent bid
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mitt Romney meets with activist leading effort to launch independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney meets with activist leading effort to launch independent bid
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Mitt Romney meets with activist leading effort to launch independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney meets with activist leading effort to launch independent bid
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent bid
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mitt Romney meets with activist leading effort to launch independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney meets with activist leading effort to launch independent bid
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent bid
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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The Age
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent bid
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent bid
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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WA Today
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent biddeclined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an a
Mitt Romney met privately with William Kristol, who is leading the effort to draft an independent bid
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
declined such overtures. Later Thursday, both Kristol and Romney attended an awards gala for American Friends of The Hebrew University, an area group that supports the Jerusalem-based school. At the dinner, when asked in front of the... Read more
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Deseret News
Romney 'dismayed' by presidential choices, won't run as independentdemagoguery and populism on both sides." Speaking at an awards dinner in Washi
Romney 'dismayed' by presidential choices, won't run as independent
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
demagoguery and populism on both sides." Speaking at an awards dinner in Washington, D.C., for the American Friends of the Hebrew University, Romney said he'd love to see House Speaker Paul Ryan make a run for the White House but believes he's... Read more
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Breitbart
Mitt Romney: Won’t Support Trump or Clinton, ‘Hoping That We Find Someone Who I Have Confidence In’ as Nomineeon support either of the major party candidates at this point,” Romney reported
Mitt Romney: Won’t Support Trump or Clinton, ‘Hoping That We Find Someone Who I Have Confidence In’ as Nominee
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
on support either of the major party candidates at this point,” Romney reportedly stated at the American Friends of The Hebrew University dinner on Thursday. “I wish we had better choices, and I keep hoping that somehow things will get better,... Read more
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The Hill
Romney: I won’t vote for Trump or Clintonof the major party candidates at this point,” the 2012 GOP nominee said Thursda
Romney: I won’t vote for Trump or Clinton
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
of the major party candidates at this point,” the 2012 GOP nominee said Thursday night at the American Friends of The Hebrew University gala, according to The Washington Examiner. ADVERTISEMENT Romney added that he has no interest in... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Milton Friedman, Israel, And The Socialist Jewish Paradoxstate for the first of many times (1962). After his visit to Israel in 1977, wh
Milton Friedman, Israel, And The Socialist Jewish Paradox
The Jewish Press / Posted 19 days ago
state for the first of many times (1962). After his visit to Israel in 1977, when he was awarded an honorary degree by the Hebrew University in Jerusalem shortly after the Likud came to power, a bizarre fabrication was broadly disseminated to the... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Quantum Leap Scientists Demonstrate A Compact Efficient Single Photon Source That Can Operate At Ambient Temperatures On A Chipalso emit photons in undefined directions, making efficient collection a hard p
Quantum Leap Scientists Demonstrate A Compact Efficient Single Photon Source That Can Operate At Ambient Temperatures On A Chip
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 20 days ago
also emit photons in undefined directions, making efficient collection a hard problem. Now, a team of scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has demonstrated an efficient and compact single photon source that can operate on a chip at... Read more
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Salon.com
America’s pill popping is making our fish anxious and possibly getting into our vegetablessubstantially higher carbamazepine levels than fresh water-irrigated produce,”
America’s pill popping is making our fish anxious and possibly getting into our vegetables
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
substantially higher carbamazepine levels than fresh water-irrigated produce,” study lead Ora Paltiel, director of the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, told Science Daily. “It is evident that... Read more
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PhysOrg
A compact, efficient single photon source that operates at ambient temperatures on a chipalso emit photons in undefined directions, making efficient collection a hard p
A compact, efficient single photon source that operates at ambient temperatures on a chip
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
also emit photons in undefined directions, making efficient collection a hard problem. Now, a team of scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has demonstrated an efficient and compact single photon source that can operate on a chip at... Read more
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The Jewish Week
‘We Grew Up With These Photographs’puzzle had fallen into place,” Roskies told JTA in an interview from Jerusalem,
‘We Grew Up With These Photographs’
The Jewish Week / Posted 21 days ago
puzzle had fallen into place,” Roskies told JTA in an interview from Jerusalem, where he is spending a semester teaching at Hebrew University. “It was a huge family, and they all died,” Roskies said. “My mother dedicated the rest of her life to... Read more
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The Forward
Scholars Blast New Study Tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Khazars of Ancient Turkeynortheastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominen
Scholars Blast New Study Tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Khazars of Ancient Turkey
The Forward / Posted 21 days ago
northeastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominent demographer of the Jewish people from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, called the study, which was widely reported in mainstream media, “one of the big canards of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gravitational wave scientists win $3million Special Breakthrough prizeis the original historical documents related to Einstein's prediction of the ex
Gravitational wave scientists win $3million Special Breakthrough prize
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
is the original historical documents related to Einstein's prediction of the existence of gravitational waves, shown at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Woman confronts and chases 'video voyeur' in Target Carly Fiorina... Read more
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JTA
Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkeynortheastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominen
Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkey
JTA / Posted 22 days ago
northeastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominent demographer of the Jewish people from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, called the study, which was widely reported in mainstream media, “one of the big canards of... Read more
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Deseret News
This country could receive the largest military aid package in U.S. historyas a gift, but as a strategic investment. Last year, Vice interviewed Rob Pinf
This country could receive the largest military aid package in U.S. history
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
as a gift, but as a strategic investment. Last year, Vice interviewed Rob Pinfold, an expert in Israeli foreign affairs at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and asked him what would happen if the U.S. cut off Israel's military funding. "The U.S.... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on Old, New Testamentsand a window that has opened up into the past. To prevent deterioration, the D
Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on Old, New Testaments
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
and a window that has opened up into the past. To prevent deterioration, the Dead Sea Scrolls are stored in a vault at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The investigation has revealed new bits of information. Scribes who copied the biblical... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize Winner In Chemistry, Dies At 93in faculty Torah study sessions. He maintained close ties with Israeli colleag
Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize Winner In Chemistry, Dies At 93
The Jewish Week / Posted 22 days ago
in faculty Torah study sessions. He maintained close ties with Israeli colleagues and was a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University, Weizmann Institute of Science and Tel Aviv University Kohn was an outspoken opponent of nuclear weapons... Read more
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The Forward
The New Jewish Diaspora?his time working in Netanyahu’s Cabinet. But many others were consulted, too. A
The New Jewish Diaspora?
The Forward / Posted 24 days ago
his time working in Netanyahu’s Cabinet. But many others were consulted, too. Another presenter was Sergio DellaPergola, a Hebrew University demographer whose areas of expertise include tracing descendants of Iberian Jews who live today in Spain,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 26 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
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Boston Globe
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel’s Hebrew University, said the prime minister’s tough stand was “an affront and chutzpa” to the international community. “In my... Read more
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