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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Culture

Israel’s Highless Marijuana

11:32 31 July in Culture, Latest
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by Daniela Enriquez A new oxymoron is born. After non-alcoholic beer and decaf coffee, the world is finally ready to welcome “highless” marijuana. Israeli scientists working at Tikkun Olam--the first and largest medical cannabis cultivator in Israel--created a new variant of the plant capable of easing...

Shabbat’s Gray Area

12:21 13 July in Culture, Latest, Religion
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by Rebecca Borison Israeli President Shimon Peres recently announced that he has cancelled his trip to London for the Olympics’ opening ceremony. Why? When he discovered that the ceremony would be taking place on a Friday night, Peres, unable to find a hotel within walking distance...

The Kosher Higgs Boson

11:25 12 July in Culture, Latest, topics
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by Daniela Enriquez Last week, on the Fourth of July, while most Americans were celebrating their Independence Day, scientists working at CERN (the European Center for Nuclear Research) finally discovered the Higgs Boson, also known as “the God particle.” The entire scientific world celebrated the announcement,...

The Three-Hour Diet

15:24 10 July in Culture, Latest
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by Rebecca Borison Thanksgiving never really manages to excite me. Yes, it’s nice to be with family, but the whole feast aspect just isn’t that novel. I have that at least twice a week. It’s called Shabbat. Judaism is deeply rooted in its attachment to the culinary...