Wake up this morning? Of course. But did you really wake up? Or are you still sleepwalking? To be awake, we must stir our...
The other day at the gym, the teacher sent us to the wall for a set of standing push-ups. \"Place your hands on the wall at breast level,\" she instructed. I placed my hands on the wall at breast level. I saw that my hands were headed for the Gulf of Mexico.
\"My goal is to be able to support the community I live in and support the organizations that are working to protect the Copper River.... It supports wildlife and a human food resource, and it\'s something that I want to see preserved for generations into the future,\" Padawer said.
Since its unveiling in Boston, the response to the Beauty Function has been overwhelming: Media, including New Scientist and Forbes, have been eager to report on a computer program that can change the landscape of digital photography.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 50 percent of sexually active people contract a genital HPV infection. About 6.2 million new cases are diagnosed each year, the agency reports, and by age 50 at least 80 percent of women will be infected.
Kristallnacht marked the end of Jewish life in Germany; a pivotal turning point in what later became known as the Holocaust. A generation is passing, but it is a generation that has left behind voluminous records, testimonies and memoirs, video recordings and diaries, letters and notes.
There\'s no question that Gino\'s got a thing for Jews. Perhaps this has something to do with the fact that for the better part of 40 years, Jewish women have accounted for 90 percent to 95 percent of his hairdressing business.
I have devoted almost my entire professional career to fostering interfaith understanding, respect and cooperation.
When David J. Gross, a winner of this year\'s Nobel Prize in physics, was asked whether he was Jewish, he told a reporter, \"What do you think? Of course!\" The same affirmative answer applied to five out of six 2004 science Nobel Laureates. Two are Israelis, three are Americans -- all from Southern California universities -- and two of these Americans have close ties to Israel.
Howard Parmet, community outreach consultant for the American Red Cross (ARC) of Greater Los Angeles, wants to build bridges to a Jewish community that has largely shunned the organization because of a belief that it is anti-Israeli at best and anti-Semitic at worst. Parmet wants to rehabilitate the organization\'s image, dispel misperceptions and recruit legions of local Jewish volunteers.
\"I have a philosophy very compatible with being a banker,\" he told a Seattle Times reporter in 1994. \"I believe that people should pay their debts. My debt to society is so great that if I were to live 100 years I could not completely begin to repay it.\"
Rabbi Alfred Wolf, who pioneered Jewish summer camps and the interfaith movement on the West Coast, died Aug. 1 at the age of 88.\n\nThroughout his life, he strove for his self-described goal \"to serve as a catalyst in bringing people together, despite personal and ideological differences.\"
Abraham Spiegel, a survivor of four concentration camps, who built a new life in America as a successful businessman, philanthropist and ardent supporter of Jewish life in the United States and Israel, died April 10 in his home at the age of 97.\n\nAmong his major legacies are the Children\'s Memorial at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, the Spiegel Family Building at the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv and the Spiegel Family Park, also in Tel Aviv.
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