Posts Tagged ‘ israel ’

The Israeli Who Put Your Virus Under the Microscope

February 28, 2014
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Yisrael Radai

Picture a scientist studying viruses. You probably envision someone in a white lab coat staring at vials, working with centrifuges, and peering into microscopes. But what if they are studying computer viruses? Who figures out how to combat those symptoms? One of the foremost researchers in the field of computer viruses was an Israeli professor named Yisrael…

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The Bible’s Time-Traveling Camels

February 18, 2014
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The Bible's Time-Traveling Camels

Bad news for biblical literalists: Recent research conducted by two Tel Aviv University archaeologists shows that camels…

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The Anti-Yiddish Riots in Palestinian Tel Aviv

January 29, 2014
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The Anti-Yiddish Riots in Palestinian Tel Aviv

When Mayn Yidishe Mame (“My Jewish Mother”), one of the first feature-length Yiddish talkies, arrived on Tel…

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In Israel, A Social Network for the Dead

December 17, 2013
By
Neshama

Ever wished you knew where your great-great-grandparents were…

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Israeli Zombies Hit the Big Screen

November 21, 2013
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Cannon-Fodder-2012-movie-poster

When an Israeli Defense Forces special ops unit heads to…

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“This American Life” Goes Israeli

August 16, 2013
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sipur-israeli

A story about a classical composer who, after…

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A Bus Accident in Israel, and Afterward

April 30, 2013
By
half-life

“After living with a disability for 22-plus years…

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Video: In Which the Lunacy of Israeli Bureaucracy Is Taken to a Whole New Level

February 11, 2013
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Tel Aviv Parking Trick

Imagine parking your car in a perfectly, blessedly…

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Jumping for Joy

June 27, 2012
By
na nach

In Israel, the NaNach movement, a subset of Bratslav Hasidism,…

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Jerusalem, in IMAX

June 26, 2012
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jerusalem-coast

You’ve never seen Israel like this. In the…

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Silver Jews Ride into the Sunset

June 21, 2012
By
silver

These days, writer and musician David Berman is…

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The Secrets of Arab Men

May 15, 2012
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Sayed Kashua has made a career out of…

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