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2,711 Days of Talmud

12:06 01 August in Culture, Latest
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by Rebecca Borison This evening, Jews around the world will gather to celebrate finishing all of the tractates of the Talmud. Over seven years, participants have studied a page of Talmud every day, either by themselves or in group lessons, for 2,711 days. And while the...

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...

The Biggest Jewish Genetic Myths of All Time

14:52 28 July in 2012 July-August, Issues, Science
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[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Sala Levin We’ve all heard the generalizations and stereotypes. Moment takes a closer look at some of the persistent rumors to find out the truth.   MYTH JEWS ARE A RACE IT DEPENDS WHOM YOU ASK Though many now believe the idea is passé, the thorny...