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  • ‘Simplexity’ explains the methods to the madness

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    July 16, 2008 | 9:57 pm

    A handshake might seem to be a simple, even thoughtless social exchange. But behind the meeting of hands are a lot of neural firings, tactile feedback, control of muscles, depth perception; it's a ritual that grows out of a long tradition of greetings and social cues.

    In his...

  • PASSOVER: Yemenite Flavor at the Seder

    By Nili Goldstein

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    For me, Yemenite cooking is the taste of home. My parents were born in Sharab, a region in southwest Yemen. I was born in Tel Aviv, and grew up on my mother and father's traditional cooking. The food in our home was always fresh, simple and richly spiced. On Passover, the fragrance...