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Do you find yourself dragging; craving a nap in the late afternoon? You're not alone. Soft coral beneath the waters near the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat does the same thing.
A new study by scientists from the...
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Rabbi Avi Stewart has been appointed to the head clergy position at Orthodox congregation Westwood Kehilla on Santa Monica Boulevard. His installation ceremony took place Feb. 13 at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel in Los Angeles. Stewart succeeds Rabbi Asher Brander, who had been...
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Technion students Eyal Cohen, Tomer Wassermann, Matan Orian and Dvir Dukhan tackle the challenge of lighting the menorah in classic Rube Goldberg fashion using helium balloons, dominos, nitroglycerine, a robot and a number of other gadgets. How do you plan on lighting the menorah this year?
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Few universities have garnered as much international attention and Jewish communal concern over student-led, anti-Israel and sometimes anti-Semitic activities on campus than the University of California, Irvine (UCI).
A history of incendiary demonstrations demonizing Israel; a...
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Two Israelis made world headlines this week. In freezing Stockholm, Prof. Dan Shechtman of the Haifa Technion (Israel’s Institute of Technology) won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. In sunny Perth, Australia, Lee Korzits won the gold medal at the women’s Sailing World Championships,...
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The American Technion Society has received a $30 million commitment from the estate of Henry Taub and The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation.
The gift, awarded Tuesday, will go to making improvements at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.
From the fund, $25 million...
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Bernard Madoff at a 2007 roundtable discussion with Justin Fox, Ailsa Roell, Robert A. Schwartz, Muriel Seibert, and Josh Stampfli.
"It's all just one big lie."
With those words Bernard Madoff confessed to senior executives of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities that the $17...
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May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pmWhenever Technion computer science professor Roi Friedman visited conferences and lectures with his students, he found himself growing increasingly frustrated.
In an age of supposedly instant communications, he felt impatient that in locations without access to the Internet or a...
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Technion Gets $25 Million Gift From Californian
A California philanthropist has donated $25 million to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. The gift from Lorry Lokey, founder and chairman of Business Wire, will be used to create a new combined life sciences and...
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The sign to the left, posted by Israeli Jewish and Arab students at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology around the elite Rehovot campus, reads: "We, the Arab and Jewish students of the Technion, who daily sit together in the same classrooms in cooperation and friendship, express our pain over the recent outbreaks of violence in our country. It is up to us to continue living here in mutual dignity, peace and security. We call on every Technion student to speak out against violence, and on every citizen to work on behalf of good neighborly relations."
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