Jewish Journal

Scientists who took chemistry into cyberspace win Nobel Prize

by Mia Shanley and Sven Nordenstam, Reuters

October 9, 2013 | 10:18 am

University of Southern California professor Arieh Warshel talks on the phone with Israeli President Shimon Peres after hearing he won the Nobel chemistry prize in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 9. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Three U.S. scientists won the Nobel chemistry prize on Wednesday for pioneering work on computer programs that simulate complex... read full article

  • Pro-Palestinian hacking group attacks WhatsApp website


    October 9, 2013 | 9:54 am

    A pro-Palestinian hacking group disrupted the website of the Israeli-developed mobile messaging application WhatsApp with anti-Israel messages.


  • Watch: The Maccabeats ‘Cups’ video

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    October 8, 2013 | 9:51 am

    The Maccabeats have released their latest video and, as usual, it is the sweetest thing ever.

    This time the tribe’s own a cappella group takes on...

  • Haim beats out Justin Timblerlake on U.K. charts

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    October 8, 2013 | 9:43 am

    We’d like to send a hearty, virtual l’chaim to Haim on their recent success.

    Their highly-anticipated album “Days Are Gone” has debuted at number one...

  • The Hebrew Hammers: Jewish players outperform non-Jews in 2013 season

    by Peter Dreier

    October 8, 2013 | 9:14 am

    Breaking news!! Stop the presses!!

    What's all the fuss about? Hold onto your baseball caps! (Or your yamulkes).

    According to the authoritative ...

  • Alex Rodriguez sues Major League Baseball, Selig

    by Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters

    October 4, 2013 | 12:11 pm

    New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig and accused them of trying to destroy his reputation...

  • U.S. debut is homecoming for Klezmerson’s Shwartz

    by Jonathan Maseng

    October 3, 2013 | 12:33 pm

    Benjamin Shwartz wants to apologize for his English. 

    The 38-year-old Mexico City-based composer and founder of the Latin-infused klezmer band...

  • ‘The Interview’ explores dystopian world of parenting

    by Jonathan Maseng

    October 2, 2013 | 2:17 pm

    Imagine a world in which having a child is more difficult than getting into Harvard, a world in which government bureaucrats decide who is fit to be a...

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