Daily Archives: 5 October 2011

A proud day for Israel: Israeli scientist wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Mazal tov and kol hakavod Prof. Dan Schechtman on winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Fresh off Wednesday’s announcement that he will receive the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Technion’s Dan Shechtman was forthcoming in sharing the honor. “I … Continue reading

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Europe declares Palestinians “Partner for Democracy”

Yes, I know.  I too choked on my cornflakes when I read this article in the Jerusalem Post today (all emphases mine): In return for status in Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Palestinians say they willl hold “free … Continue reading

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