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After Decades Of Effort, Chemists Overseas Report 'Nano' Breakthrough

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Science

After more than 25 years of effort, scientists say they've finally succeeded at synthesizing a so-called "Star of David" molecule. The complex mol...

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

eBay Issues Apology For Holocaust Items Listed On Site

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology

LONDON (AP) -- Online auction site eBay has apologized after a newspaper found apparent Holocaust memorabilia, including the clothes of concentration ...

Happy Hanukkah: the Latke Mobile Menorah

Vivian Reiss | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Vivian Reiss

2011-12-13-Screenshot20111213at2.40.05PM.jpg Even though my menorah is dedicated to the latke, the symbolic fried food that I make for chanukah comes from my Hungarian roots: langos.

Iran: Olympics Logo Is 'Zionist'

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

Although I think Iran's claim is absurd, I'm concerned about some of the conversation this is generating. Iran should put an end to this nonsense and should show up to the Olympics.

His "Star" Shines Still

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anthony Amore

World War II touched so many lives that it is difficult to focus on the moving individual stories left in its wake. Ludmila Leventhal refused to let one particularly amazing story fall by the wayside.

Who Were The Three Wise Men Of Christmas?

Brent Landau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brent Landau

Of all the characters who appear in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' birth, the "Three Wise Men" are by far the most fascinating. Who were these mysterious foreigners? Where did they come from? What was their star? And were there even three of them?

Christian Bias and Supreme Court Extremism

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Supreme Court revealed to the world recently an extraordinary religious extremism that belies any quaint notion of judicial restraint.

How We All Bow to the Saudi King

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

The US is showing some signs of "getting tough" with Israel. But where are the calls for getting tough with Saudi Arabia, that "other" country that has now enjoyed virtually unconditional, bipartisan support from the United States for decades?

Arab Political Cartoons Portray Candidates In Pocket Of Israel

James Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Sanders

Notably, the cartoons pay almost no attention to the issues the U.S. candidates are debating with one another. The U.S. economy, McCain's age and Obama's experience never factor in to the discussion.