Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As a murmur of anticipation gave way to hushed expectation - and then welcoming applause - Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., a noted Israeli medical researcher and one of three collaborators to win the 2004 Nobel Prize for chemistry, stepped to the podium to begin a lecture about the team's prize-winning work in human cell research. From the start, scientists, medical...
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Archaeological dig unearths a biblical bombshell
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
"Abraham planted an eshel in Beersheva, and there he proclaimed the name of Hashem, God of the Universe. And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many years … " (Parashat Vayera) What's the eshel that Abraham planted? The sages differ: One says it was an orchard, for growing the fruit that the hospitable Abraham served the people who...
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Rental properties are easy to come by - whether in the Caribbean or in Italy
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Your own private villa is a vacationer's dream come true. For families, couples, singles, multigenerational reunions, retirees, business executives - there is a diversity of luxurious rental villas all over the world - from a beachfront estate on a pristine shore, a lodge overlooking snow-capped mountains, an Italian retreat with vineyard views, even a house on your own island. The...
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While mainstream medicine can be an effective option for America's 45 million headache sufferers, an increasing number of these individuals are exploring alternative therapy options. According to a recent online survey conducted by the National Headache Foundation ( www.headaches.org ), 58 percent of headache sufferers have tried an alternative therapy. Fifty-five percent of survey respondents began using alternative therapies because...
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Investing
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
The looming retirement of Alan Greenspan, set for January, has spawned lots of chatter among the professional Fed watchers as to who will be Greenspan's replacement, and whether this unlucky soul will have the intellectual heft and uncanny instincts to match those of the maestro. All of this fretful speculation, though understandable given Greenspan's reputation as a miracle worker, can...
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