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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...

Judaism Goes Green

14:41 29 June in Culture, Latest
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by Kara A. Kaufman Throughout the past several decades, organizations like the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, Teva Learning Center and Hazon—as well as many others—have sprung up seemingly out of thin air. Their major goal? To couple...

Miss Holocaust 2012?

15:45 27 June in Culture, Latest
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by Rebecca Borison As the number of remaining Holocaust survivors inevitably diminishes, many have attempted to record the survivors’ stories, through books, videos or other means. Taking a new—and somewhat bizarre—approach to commemorating the survivors, Israeli aid organization Yad Ezer L’Haver has announced that they will...

A New Jew?

16:57 12 June in Culture, Latest
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by Kara A. Kaufman A landmark study of Jewish life released today reveals the deep and sometimes surprising changes the Jewish community has undergone over the past decade.  The study, conducted by the UJA-Federation of New York and based on nearly 6,000 interviews in eight counties...