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    2. Israelis Design Tiny Toys For Kinder Eggs In Hebrew University Course

      Israelis Design Tiny Toys For Kinder Eggs In Hebrew University Course
      ByLinda Gradstein In my family, there used to be an ongoing dispute between me and my kids about the Kinder Surprise eggs, the chocolate treat that comes with a toy prize inside. My kids liked the ones that had lots of tiny parts, and I as the one who had to put the toys together liked it when they came in one piece. Now some of those delightful or devilish ...
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    3. In Oakland, Reuven Hazan makes sense of Israeli politics - The Jewish News of Northern California

      In Oakland, Reuven Hazan makes sense of Israeli politics - The Jewish News of Northern California
      BYMAYA MIRSKY|FEBRUARY 26, 2019 If you want to understand Israeli politics, stop thinking about the American political system.Political scientist Reuven Hazanfixed his audience in Oakland with a stare and told them, plainly, that they had to take a broader view or they would never comprehend Israel. Dont assume anything is similar to what you understand, he said during his talk, Making Sense of Israeli Politics. Hazan, former chair ...
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    4. Research says you shouldn't feel singled out for flying solo on Valentine's Day - The Times of Israel

      Research says you shouldn't feel singled out for flying solo on Valentine's Day - The Times of Israel
      The whole love and marriage thing isnt for everyone, but sometimes it feels like it should be especially for those who frequently find themselves sitting at the kids table at one Jewish function or another. Fortunately, if youre enjoying the single life, a new book by Hebrew Universitys Dr. Elyakim Kislev confirms that you are not alone: Singles are statistically likelier to have more fun, more active and far-reaching social ...
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    5. 4 reasons being single is good for your body and soul - From the Grapevine

      4 reasons being single is good for your body and soul - From the Grapevine
      ByBenyamin Cohen| Thursday, January 31, 2019 The new book by Elyakim Kislev. Tired of swiping right on thatdating app? Not to worry. Feeling pressure from your parents and friends to settle down and get married? Take a breath and relax. Decades ago, there may have been more of a stigma attached to being single, but that's changing with each passing year. In Europe, more than 50 percent of households ...
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    6. The race for the next Dead Sea Scrolls, and why we may lose it - Haaretz

      The race for the next Dead Sea Scrolls, and why we may lose it - Haaretz
      A narrow path leads up to Qumran, a series of caves dotting the stone cliffs where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. The mouth of a recently discovered cavity, Cave 53, is gaping but once inside the space is narrow and dark, like a rabbit hole. Following its most recent excavation, Cave 53 is all of 15 meters long and 80 centimeters high. Dr. Oren Gutfeld, an archaeologist with the ...
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    7. Letter reveals Einstein's fears of growing nationalism, anti-Semitism

      Letter reveals Einstein's fears of growing nationalism, anti-Semitism
      ByAssociated Press JERUSALEM More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter. His longtime friend and fellow Jew, German Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, had just been assassinated by right-wing extremists and police had warned the noted physicist that his life could be in danger too. So Einstein ...
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    8. Hebrew U launches Jerusalem/Nepal semester program for international students

      Hebrew U launches Jerusalem/Nepal semester program for international students
      American college students torn between a semester in Israel and one in a more exotic location will no longer need to choose, as the Hebrew University launches a new partnership with a Jewish social justice group for a joint Israel-Nepal semester this spring. Students are often pulled between wanting to explore deeper inwardly, about their Jewish identity, or their global identity, going farther than they have had a chance before ...
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    9. Secrets of a lost village of ancient Israel come to light

      Secrets of a lost village of ancient Israel come to light
      A vanished village, buried for centuries under the sands of time, is beginning to emerge in the cave-dotted lowlands southwest of Jerusalem. In typical old-new Israeli fashion, the work of revealing Beit Lehi-Beit Loya mixes painstaking manual labor with cutting-edge technology. Project leaders are now putting their fascinating discoveries on view to the public online in 3D, enlivened by virtual reality. First settled by Jews in approximately the late sixth ...
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    10. Archaeologists find signs of 3,000-year-old oracle cult in ancient Israel

      Archaeologists find signs of 3,000-year-old oracle cult in ancient Israel
      The town ofAbel Beth Maacahwas known in biblical times as a place for conflict resolution, we may divine from references in scripture. Now archaeologists have found a strange shrine that they think may have been associated with the "wise woman" of the city, mentioned in the bible. But rather than being just a clever elder - they suspect she may have fulfilled an oracular role. The tell in which Abel Beth ...
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    11. Hebrew University Law Professor to Lead UN Human Rights Committee

      Hebrew University Law Professor to Lead UN Human Rights Committee
      Yuval Shany, the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has been selected to lead the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The Human Rights Committee (and not the Human Rights Council from which the United States withdrew on June 20, 2018) is a body ofindependent expertsthat monitors implementation of theInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rightsby its State parties. This marks the first time ...
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    12. Rivlin has personal interest in Hebrew University celebration - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

      Rivlin has personal interest in Hebrew University celebration - Israel News - Jerusalem Post
      Of the numerous ceremonies and receptions that President Reuven Rivlin hosts for an incredible number and variety of organizations and institutions in Israel and abroad, the one closest to his heart was arguably the meeting of the International Board of Governors of the Hebrew University, which this year is celebrating the centennial of the laying of its 14 corner stones on the barren hills of Mount Scopus.Rivlin is not ...
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    13. Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel - ABC News

      Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel - ABC News
      An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts. The 5-centimeter (2-inch) sculpture is an exceedingly rare example of figurative art from the Holy Land during the 9th century B.C. a period associated with biblical kings. Exquisitely preserved but for a bit of missing beard, nothing quite ...
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    14. Hebrew University squeezes into top 100 in Times Higher Education ranking

      Hebrew University squeezes into top 100 in Times Higher Education ranking
      The UK magazine Times Higher Education, which publishes an annual ranking of global universities, has placed Hebrew University of Jerusalem among the top 100 most powerful global university brands. This marks the first time since 2014 that an Israeli university has been included in this list, the university said in a statement. The World Reputation Rankings 2018 surveyed more than 10,000 leading academics from 137 countries, the statement said ...
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