When I was young, living in Belgium, my grandmother, who had emigrated from Poland, was in charge of making the gefilte fish for the high holidays…
From a blog article published by Yotam Ziv on the Israeli newspaper Haaretz website March 28, 2019. (The article was translated and edited) Disclosure: I am a big fan of Anat Fort! See links to other Israeli jazz artists at the bottom of this post. After 20 years of relentless and uncompromised persistence, Anat Fort […]
Immigration Most of us know about the massive Jewish immigration to the United States from Central and Eastern Europe that started in the late 1800’s. But less is known about earlier movements to North America. Jews began to settle in Charleston, South Carolina in 1695, 25 years only after the English founded Carolina. These […]
Yaron Herman’s cover of “Lu Yehi” follows the song’s haunting melody but introduces a jazzy dissonance that evokes the hurt, chaos and uncertainty of war.
July 10, 2018 The following weeks will likely reveal the intricacies of the rescue of the youth soccer team from the Chiang Rai cave in Thailand. But from the outside, it seems to me that the operation is a clear example of sucessful leadership in a complex environment. The area’s acting Governor Narongsak Osatanakorn, personally […]
Reprinted from Semiconductor Engineering JUNE 14TH, 2018 – BY: ED SPERLING Fraunhofer EAS’s top scientist digs into new technical and business challenges shaping the semiconductor industry. Peter Schneider, director of Fraunhofer’s Engineering of Adaptive Systems Division, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to talk about future challenges in complexity, time to market and reliability issues, advanced packaging architectures, and the […]
A huge weakness in wifi security erodes online privacy. But the real challenge is designing with human shortcomings in mind.
Thanks to the ever-increasing complexity levels and scale of today’s networks, casual conversations can no longer be classified as an effective method of information sharing.
I don’t have cable so YouTube is my TV entertainment… I recently watched a few maritime videos after which YouTube suggested other maritime-related pieces. That’s how I came upon “Acorn to Arabella“, a project based in Western Massachussetts to build an old-fashionned wooden sailboat. The two young men in charge document their journey with a […]
Amazing news! According to Newser, Israel will launch this week (Feb 18 2019) what it hopes will be the first private spacecraft to land on the moon The landing craft, dubbed Bereshit, or Genesis, will fly atop a SpaceX Falcon rocket that will be launched from Florida on Thursday (Friday morning time in Israel.) In […]
Jan 2019: I have been working on my family tree for a while and it has been a wonderful experience! My family tree is available on MyHeritage.com. I plan to present my family history in the form of a series of chapters or stories which I will post here as they become available. My ancestors’ family names include […]
Welcome 2019! 2018 was the end of the “anything is possible” era: Man to Mars, hyperloops, Trump lies, the stock market can grow forever, etc. This notion that anything goes is about to meet reality. The World has limits, the Earth has limits, we, as humans, have limits. We know it, but most of us […]