Finally! You can now say goodbye to those weird frozen triangles of premasticated potatoes that pass for latkes after Chanukah has ended and the frying pan and grater have been packed up. Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa have come up with an...
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November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Samuel Neaman, philanthropist and former department store chain retailing manager, died in Oceanside on Nov. 13. He was 89.
The Israeli-born Neaman, who grew up in London and served in the British Army during World War II, ran such store chains as McCrory's, J.J. Newberry, S. Klein,...
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
In 1978, when I first applied to college, I didn't know what I wanted to study as an undergraduate. I left the space blank on the college application form where I was supposed to indicate an intended major. Someone in the admissions office, based on my grade point average and my...
April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm
When Uri Tauber went to a party as a young man, before checking out the availability of girls or drinks, he would first compute in his mind how much dynamite it would take to blow up the place.
This unusual preoccupation stood Tauber in good stead while serving with an elite Israeli...
January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm
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October 19, 2000 | 8:00 pm
While Israel searches for a reliable partner in peace, partners in business were in no short supply at last month's California-Israel Bio-Partnering & Investment Conference. The "Bio" is short for biotechnology, a collective term for the various medical and technical innovations...
October 12, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Leo Cohen wanted to see my PalmPilot.
"How do you put in the data?" he asked.
We were just completing our pre-fast family dinner, and I'd taken out my snazzy, whiz-bang electronic calendar to demonstrate it to Leo's son-in-law, Sam, an astronomer who gets his data from the...
June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm
As June began, so did The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' new Hi-Tech Division. The Federation officially booted up its Web-surfing coalition by the surf, with a shindig at the Santa Monica Beach-combing Casa del Mar Hotel.
Co-chairs Sheryl Biesman of JOBTRAK.COM and Beth...
February 17, 2000 | 7:00 pmA string of recent sabotage attacks on Web sites could mean a business boom in Israel, where some of the world's most successful Internet security companies are located.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into a series of attacks on several leading...
October 15, 1998 | 8:00 pmIsn't technology great? I'll tell you why I'm asking. The first chapter of the Torah is always presumed to be about creation, and God's power and wisdom in His role as Creator. In a book published about a dozen years ago, Harvard Divinity School's Dr. Jon Levenson takes issue with...
October 1, 1998 | 8:00 pmFifteen years ago, when he was 16, Sandra Lanza's son Mark, received his first job through Jewish Vocational Service. It was a summer position he landed with the help of a program then called "Project Gelt." Now his mother is following Mark's example and seeking help at JVS as well....
July 30, 1998 | 8:00 pmFifteen years ago, when he was 16, Sandra Lanza's son Mark, received his first job through Jewish Vocational Service. It was a summer position he landed with the help of a program then called "Project Gelt." Now his mother is following Mark's example and seeking help at JVS as well....
December 11, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Tired of spinning the same old dreidels, eatingthe same old latkes, singing the same old tired songs year after yearon Chanukah? Well, the personal computer and the World Wide Webprovide a fresh approach to the holiday, combining ancient traditionswith new technologies. In effect,...