Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775

Every kid knows that moms have "eyes in the back of their heads." Indeed, human beings are adept at fixing their gaze on one object while independently directing attention to others. Salk Institute neurobiologists are beginning to tease apart the complex brain networks that enable humans and other higher mammals to achieve this feat. In a study published in last...
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It's a city that fills a hunger for heritage, as well as history
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Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
In the garden of the Great Synagogue on Dohány Street in Budapest, a metal willow tree memorial weeps endlessly for the Holocaust dead. In another courtyard lie the remains of thousands of Jews who died in the ghetto during the terrible winter of 1944. And yet, the synagogue is also a place of great beauty. It's twin 143-foot-tall domed towers...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
Neil is one of the cutest Jewish guys I know. He's smart, funny, successful, and he deeply cares about Judaism. He grew up in a Conservative synagogue, attending services and USY events regularly. Neil seeks the perfect match in hopes of starting a Jewish family. Sam is another adorable Jewish guy. He's down to earth, dresses well, and has the...
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Chupah-bound this Saturday night? How lucky!
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
What's in a number? Well, if the number is "777" -- as in July 7, 2007 -- then perhaps a whole lot of luck. To those who believe in the power of the lucky seven, it may also be the right date to marry (after all, it falls on a Saturday night), schedule an important activity, pursue a compelling interest...
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Each of two architects pursuing a Ph.D. at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has devised a low-tech way to collect dew from the air and turn it into fresh water. Their invention recently won an international competition seeking to make clean, safe water available to millions around the world. The brainchild of Technion Architecture and Building Planning graduate students Joseph...
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