Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

No, but one of his swords is owned and exhibited by an intriguing Israeli glass museum
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Deborah Rubin Fields, Jewish Exponent Feature
Could Napoleon have had a Napoleon Complex? To answer this admittedly odd question, you'll have to visit the marine archaeology museum (known in Israel as the Glass Factory Museum) at Kibbutz Nahsholim, located between Caesarea and Haifa on the Mediterranean coast. At the museum, you'll be surprised to find the French emperor's sword. Amazingly, underwater archaeologists discovered this antique. In...
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
The promise of a new year prompts us to clean the slate and make the next 365 days better than the last.
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Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future. Unlike ordinary "white" fat, in which the body stores excess calories, brown fat can burn calories to heat up the body. It's one of the things that...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feture
Chanukah 1996. Jeremy Cowan loaded up a car he borrowed from his grandmother with cases of beer he'd brewed, hoping that a few bars and stores would actually buy it. But with a bearded rabbi as its logo and the name He'Brew, Cowan's beer, though a tasty product, was a hard sell. From these humble San Francisco beginnings, Cowan has...
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Fourteen years ago, the late Annabel Lindy had a vision. She wanted to create some sort of platform to connect Jews in their 20s and 30s. It didn't matter what form it took; in fact, she reportedly believed, it should change with the times to meet that generation's needs.
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