Alexander Levitzki of Hebrew University was named the recipient of the 2013 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Chemical Research.
Robert J. Lefkowitz, a Jewish physician and path-breaking biochemist from New York, has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with Brian K. Kobilka, a researcher at California’s Stanford University.
An Israeli scientist won the 2011 Nobel Prize for chemistry, and Jewish scientists also took prizes in physics and medicine.
Dating is difficult enough without asking for a guarantee. Imagine my surprise when the last guy I went out with wanted just that.
When David J. Gross, a winner of this year's Nobel Prize in physics, was asked whether he was Jewish, he told a reporter, "What do you think? Of course!" The same affirmative answer applied to five out of six 2004 science Nobel Laureates. Two are Israelis, three are Americans -- all from Southern California universities -- and two of these Americans have close ties to Israel.
My brother Mickey works with teens and adults as a mental health counselor. Mickey began his counseling career while he was a
What nice Jewish girl hasn't heard this from her mother: "You should meet a nice Jewish boy!"
My mom was no different.
She would constantly urge me, "Go to synagogue. A Jewish mixer. Or a Shabbat dinner. That's where you'll meet lots of nice Jewish men."
But I never cared for organized events. I prefer to meet my men through more everyday-casual-maybe-it-will-happen situations, which is how I met Carl.
Not very romantic? I was stunned. Did I miss something here? Is it our anniversary? It's our first meeting, for crying out loud!
The ancient rabbis practiced a relatively simple form of medicine: cabbage for sustenance, beets for healing.