A couple of years ago, my sons, among other first graders, participated in something called chagigat hasefer, the celebration of the book.
Following the devastating storm that just hit the North East Coast, our thoughts and prayers go out for all those affected by this unprecedented event.
For most Argentineans my generation, the name "Pitman Academies" produces a sort of nostalgic smile: a bizarre reminder of a bygone era. Pitman was a technical school that taught secretaries — the term wasn't "assistant" back then — how to type fast and accurately in old mechanical typewriters.
Israel, a country of fewer than 8 million people has 45,000 registered nonprofit organizations.
The Russian cosmonaut Sergei Adveyev proved Einstein right when he became the first person to travel in time. According to the theory of relativity, traveling into the future is possible and relatively easy: the faster you move, the slower time moves for you.
The ReelAbilities film festival brings powerful, uplifting films about the lives, stories and artistic expressions to promote awareness and appreciation of people with disabilities.
Last year, influenced by the hype around Darwin’s 150th anniversary, I developed an interest in evolutionary theory. I read a few books about it, including the masterful Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, and since then I’ve been kind of obsessed.