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The 10 Commandments today

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Why we need them now more than ever. by Rabbi Benjamin Blech If God would have wanted to tweet the 10 Commandments on Twitter, He would’ve been restricted to 140 characters. As it is, He used 620 letters to write…

Sharing the gift of Torah

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Shavuot reminds me why I’m grateful for having the Torah in my life. by Sara Debbie Gutfreund “Just give them the wrong answers,” my lab partner whispered to me in the middle of a long, tedious experiment. It was my…

Special operators are sing Rapid DNA Readers

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SecurityDefenseTechnologyForensicMore. Representatives from the U.S. Special Operations Command revealed that they were testing two rapid DNA readers in forward locations. The operators feed in a DNA sample, and the reader compares it against a database that matches DNA to identities.…

10 historical facts about Memorial Day

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  (Photo Credit: Getty images Win McNamee) Flags-In: The Army’s Old Guard prepares for Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery. Jenny Leonard, USA TODAY Allison Sylte, KSDK-TV\ ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Here are 10 fast facts about Memorial Day, a…

Bird flu is devastating U.S. egg farms

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Photo Credit: Associated Press Bird flu can kill 90 percent of a flock within 48 hours. Viruses have affected 33 million turkeys, chickens and ducks in more than a dozen states since December. SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — J.T. Dean is…

Why celebrate Jerusalem Day?

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The two-millenia love affair of the Jewish People. by  Sara Yoheved Rigler In the year 70 CE we lost her. The Roman army conquered what had been the glory of the Jewish nation for a thousand years. They pillaged Jerusalem,…

Who knows 50?

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The distinguished number of transcendence. by Osher Chaim Levene, with Rabbi Yehoshua Hartman Excerpted from the just-published book Jewish Wisdom in the Numbers. The number 50 is the distinguished number of transcendence. The count up to 50 is composed of…