Challah…Although today the word conjures up images of a mouthwatering braided loaf enjoyed during Shabbat (Sabbath) and special occasions, the bread has a much richer biblical history. The word challah first appears in the Tanakh (OT) in Numbers 15:18–21, where God commands the Israelites to set aside the first portion of their dough as anContinue Reading »
Over the past few months, Iranian provocation in the Middle East topped headlines worldwide. Tensions have been high since the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord a year ago—and then instituted harsher sanctions in a bid to force Tehran to abandon its nuclear ambitions and toe the line. As the economic vice grip tightened,Continue Reading »
First World sufferers can rest assured knowing one of their biggest problems is well on its way to being solved: lost socks. With new Bluetooth-enabled beacons the size of a postage stamp (for anyone under 20, that’s about the size of the top half of your thumb), frustrated launders can now track their missing socksContinue Reading »
The seed for the idea was sown 20 years ago when teenage brothers Eldar and Aviad Shnaiderman helped their father with his air conditioner and maintenance business. “We saw what was happening on the inside of the units, and we thought, wow, it’s so dirty,” Aviad told Israel21c. “This is what we’re breathing?” Their experienceContinue Reading »
An estimated 51.1 million children globally suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a brain condition marked by impaired concentration, hyperactivity and impulsivity with no regards to consequences. While there is at present no cure for ADHD, treatment options like medication, psychotherapy, counseling and lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms and improve day-to-day functionality—withContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | Various experts have expressed admiration toward Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah. Senior military officers in uniform and retirement, researchers, and journalists analyzing every gesture, smile, outburst of anger and criticism, shout or laugh and attributing meaning to it all assert that Nasrallah is reliable. He makes promises and delivers.Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | Israel’s biggest hospital is testing out a new system that uses cameras, sensors and artificial intelligence in order to monitor patient’s condition and alert medical staff in case there is a deterioration. The system is the result of a collaboration between Ichilov Hospital and two Israeli companies, AnyVision and BioBeat,Continue Reading »
Friday, 6 September 2019 | Iran has not eased up its efforts to establish a military presence in Syria as new satellite images reveal the Islamic Republic has established its largest military base to date in the war-torn country and is in the process of moving thousands of troops into the facility, Fox News reportedContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 | Two recent immigrants to Israel have developed an app to help new arrivals tackle the challenge of learning Hebrew. Aprende Hebreo, a smart-learning company that developed the app, was founded by two young immigrants from Latin America who struggled as they tried to learn the language in government-offered courses knownContinue Reading »
Thursday, 15 August 2019 | Military and health authorities are now having to accept that a new generation of soldiers from communities bordering the Hamas-controlled enclave, who grew up under a constant threat from Gaza, is plagued by post-trauma even before they’ve began their military service. Eighteen-year-old Israelis, residents of the Gaza border communities, whoContinue Reading »
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