Prophecy

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.…

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…

Jews of Mexico

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Mexico boasts a thriving Jewish community with roots that go back 500 years. by Yvette Alt Miller Some of the most vibrant Jewish neighborhoods in North America exist “South of the Border” in Mexico, where over 40,000 Jews have created…