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The Downsides of Self-Criticism

A BGU scientist says that a critical eye can have advantages, but too much self-criticism can lead to devastating consequences.

Israel’s President Rivlin Busy With Business and Defense Deals in Vietnam

The president met with Vietnam's Minister of Defense and together they toured an exhibition of Israeli defense products in Hanoi.

Netanyahu, 5 Ministers Set to Travel to China for State Visit

A series of economic agreements are to be signed during the visit that will boost Israeli industry.

A New Idea for Birth of the Moon at Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann scientist Prof. Aharonson and research student Raluca Rufu teamed with Technion scientist Dr. Perets to launch a new theory on the birth of the moon.

National Center Planned for Information on Gender Equality in Israel

The Ministry for Science, Space and Technology has allocated NIS 3 million to create a national information center on gender equality.

Weizmann Institute Professors Launch Course Helps Women Juggle Science and Motherhood

“Why don’t we give them the benefit of our own experience? We all wished we had such a course when we were in that situation."

Israeli Scientists Start to Bring Star Trek Tricorder to Life

Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering are in the process of bringing the iconic Star Trek “tricorder” to life.

Weird Science: Weizmann Institute Study: People Sniff Their Hands Twice As Much After A...

One of the reasons for this ancient custom may be to check out each other’s odors.

Ancient Leviathan Fossils Found in Arava Valley

Archaeologists and scientists have found remains of what may have been an ancient Leviathan in the Arava Valley, not far from the Dead Sea.

Israel-Japan Researchers Teaming on Autism and Brain Research

Israeli and Japanese researchers are teaming on a project to learn how autistic spectrum disorder develops in the brain.

US Dept of Defense Trains Teachers in 3-D Printing

US teachers are learning "3-D printing" from the Dept. of Defense.

UK Jewish Girls School Erased Evolution Questions from Test

The school removed evolution related questions from 52 standardized tests.

The Almighty’s Supreme Call to Man

Could we understand the history of Israel without its prehistory, the stories of Abraham and Sarah and their children?

Jewish Scientists: Block Memory of Alcohol Use and Cure the Habit?

Research teams headed by a Hebrew University graduate and Tel Aviv University researchers have suggested that an experiment on rats showed that blocking their...

Sight unto the Nations: Technion Works to Let the Blind See

Technion University researchers have announced they are developing a new process that might be able to restore vision to the blind by using a...

Outreach, Inreach and Insularity

Inspiring the unaffiliated can be done through inspirational stories or through our own behavior as role models.

Is Making Money on the Net Passe? (Podcast)

Making money on the internet is not just a science fiction fantasy.

99 Year Old Man Becomes Bar Mitzva

At age 99, Isaac Volinsky was given the opportunity to put on tefillin for the first time in his life, the Australian J-Wire reported....

Computer Giant to Invest $5 Million in Israeli Education

Computer giant Intel has announced that it will invest five million dollars (NIS 20 million) into Israeli high schools over the next four years, to provide advanced science, technology, engineering and math education to students in the “startup nation”.

Rav Elyashiv, Torah and Science

One of the biggest issues that has arisen as a result of the Slifkin controversy is the question of whether Chazal, the sages of the Talmud knew the actuality of nature. There are those who say that they did. They say that every statement recorded in the Gemarah with respect to science is an accurate reflection of nature itself. The science redacted in the Talmud is as valid as the Halacha - both being Mesorah.

State Department Creationism

The US State Department has created an award program for "female Palestinian scientists." Candidates are required to "be a citizen and resident of West Bank, Gaza, or Jerusalem." What does it mean by "citizen"? Is the US State Department creating, again, a Palestinian state, when there is none existing?

Torah and Science – The Controversy Remains

It seems that two very prominent rabbinic figures have come on board with Rabbi Slifkin’s views with respect to reconciling science and the Torah. According to a post on Hirhurim by Rabbi Gil Student, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of England, and a man of great intellect who I respect and admire greatly is one of them. The other is Rabbi Yaakov Ariel - one of the chief Poskim of Religious Zionists in Israel. These two people are not just your average rabbis. They are both highly respected not only by me but by Jews all over the world.

Pre-Health Science At TCLA

Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA) offers a full array of prerequisite science courses for those interested in continuing their education and/or working in the health science fields. TCLA has recently increased their offerings due to popular demand.

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