Reposted from Israel 21c https://www.israel21c.org/the-astonishing-revival-of-israels-persian-fallow-deer/ A nearly extinct species is slowly reintroduced into the wild, where they play a key role in the natural ecosystem. By Naama Barak OCTOBER 15, 2020, 7:00 AMPersian fallow deer are reintroduced to Israel after previously disappearing from it in the late 19th century. Photo by Dotan Rotem/INPA Once upon a time, […]
A wonderful 10-minute listen or read from Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, bringing together ancient and modern thinking in one amazing and convincing text. Listen Download Creation R. Yitz Greenberg Parashat Bereishit 5781 Rashi famously suggests that if the Torah is primarily a book of laws—after all, it contains hundreds of laws—then the Five Books of Moses […]
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 […]
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.
It did not take long for political jockeying to begin following yesterday’s passing of RBG. Republicans want to confirm a new Justice now, Democrats later. Our country’s political system and the balance of power between its branches was a bold experiment carefully crafted by the Nation’s founders. This system has been able to maintain the […]
July 5th, 2020. The spread of the Corona virus in the U.S. is reaching a level so high that the chances of beating the pandemic are becoming slimmer by the day. What do I mean by that? When the spread of the disease is in the 2-5% , it is possible to contain the spread […]
I have been supporting Pete Buttigieg since the beginning. I liked his poise, his intellectual stances, his moderation, his ability to answer complex questions. But at the same time I kept thinking about my kids, their peers and their future. I have been able to earn enough during my prime working years to save for […]
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 […]