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Parshah HaShavua in Outer Space

“An Article of Hope” is an award-winning documentary about the tiny Torah Scroll that Colonel Ilan Ramon, Israel’s first astronaut, carried into space.   The Torah’s journey starts in the concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen, and eventually reaches the day it was celebrated aboard the space shuttle Columbia.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Israel’s Latest Top Ten

Top World-Improving Technologies Coming Out of Israel Recently:

cows can have Israeli device in stomacheIsraeli start -up, Veterix, has developed an innovative new electronic capsule that sits in the stomach of a cow, sheep, or goat, sending out real-time information on the health of the herd, to the farmer via email or cell phone. The e-capsule, which also sends out alerts if animals are distressed, injured, or lost is now being tested on a herd of cows, in the hopes that the device will lead to tastier and healthier meat and milk supplies.

The millions of Skype users worldwide will soon have access to the newly developed KishKish lie-detector. This free internet service, based on voice stress analysis (a technique, commonly used in criminal investigations) will be able to measure just how truthful that person on the other end of the line, really is. Read the rest of this entry »

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