Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774

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Frank Rosci- JE Feature
Eytan Schwartz is "The Ambassador," also the name of the mega-popular Israeli TV show/competition won by the 30-year-old this past year. The show, which airs on Israel's Channel 2, begins its second season this month. In addition to all the acclaim and recognition he received as the so-called "Israeli Apprentice" - since the show, created by Keshet Production Company, Tel...
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Craig Langweiler- JE Feature
<p>When many people hear the term &quot;asset allocation,&quot; they immediately think of an efficient frontier diagram and the work of a pioneering economist.</p> <p>A 25-year-old student at the University of Chicago back in the early 1950s, Harry M. Markowitz really needed a thesis topic. In a chance meeting, a stock broker suggested that he investigate the stock market.</p> <p>At the...
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Many may think Islamic terrorism is a relatively modern phenomenon, but according to foreign-policy expert Joshua E. London, violent Muslim extremism has confounded the United States since America's infancy. London - who for the past two months has served as the deputy director of the Orthodox Union's Institute for Public Affairs in Washington, D.C., and prior to that served as...
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FRANK ROSCI -JE Feature
Unhappy about the way your life is going? Take heart; you’re not alone! According to a new report by the University of Chicago’s National Opinion Research Center, more Americans are unhappy about their lives today than they were in 1991, the last time the study was conducted. Of the 1,340 people surveyed, some of the main reasons for their distress,...
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New study doesn't tiptoe around differences of those with terpsichorean talent
What makes dancers different than the rest of us? The answer is genetic variants, claims a researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In a study in the American journal, Public Library of Science Genetics, Richard P. Ebstein - a professor and head of the Hebrew University psychology department''s Scheinfeld Center for Human Genetics in the Social Sciences - and...
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