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Why I Won't Make Aliyah

Leah Wittenberg | Posted 01.21.2016 | Religion
Leah Wittenberg

I love Israel. I loved Israel before I ever visited -- blame it on years of Jewish summer camp, day school, and Hebrew school -- but after spending a collective seven months there in the past two years, my infatuation has only amplified.

The Truth Behind Einstein's Letter on the 'Universal Force' of Love

Katharine Rose | Posted 08.06.2016 | Science
Katharine Rose

As we've been forced to learn in our rapidly expanding digital age, you can't always trust what you read on the Internet, particularly when it lacks an original source, as was the case with this supposed letter from Einstein.

Professor's Generous Act For Student Parent Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.05.2015 | Parents

With one simple gesture, Hebrew University Professor Sydney Engelberg became an champion for parents pursuing higher education. On May 11, Engelbe...

Yiddish: The Link Between Past and Present in the Jewish State

Anav Silverman | Posted 06.16.2013 | World
Anav Silverman

It is often overlooked that Yiddish, the language spoken by millions of Ashkenazi Jews for nearly 1,000 years across Europe, played an important role in the formation of Israeli culture.

Tracking Microclimates Could Help Feed The World

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green

* World needs to boost food production to meet demand * Tracking minute changes in climate can increase supplies By Rina...

Science And Religion: Fighting For Physics In The Holy Land

Noah Efron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Noah Efron

The battle in Israel between advocates of science and advocates of Torah, surprisingly ends up to be not about an angry disagreement, but a profound agreement.

Voices From Jerusalem: An Arab Citizen of Israel Discovers Jerusalem

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

I am able to see the strength and the might of this city and its residents. I pray for them out of amazement and appreciation. I close my eyes and ask that the city accept me as its daughter.