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Who Is (and Is Not) teaching in “Modern Orthodox” Schools: A View from Israel | Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals

July 14, 2010

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The article describes the narrowing and indeed closing of Israeli Orthodox teachers’ minds, teachers who pride themselves on their insularity and ignorance of all things not Jewish. To read the article click here

Cornell Chronicle: CU listens for whales in oil spill

July 14, 2010

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via news.cornell.edu A multipronged effort is under way to measure the changes to the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem—including whale populations—to assess the potential impact of clouds drifting below the surface, by-products of the massive oil spill and the dispersants used to break up the slick. “Night after night, on TV and on Web cams, we […]