By Sam Pepper
Israeli astronaut Colonel Ilan Ramon, who flew aboard the space shuttle Columbia this week, conducted an experiment on Mediterranean dust and climate that was conceived, built and managed by scientists from Tel Aviv University. It is being discussed as a possible permanent addition to the International Space Station. Two additional Israeli-designed experiments are also aboard…
Rena Costa, Supporter of Yiddish Studies Center in Israel, Dies at 84
Rena Costa, a philanthropist who lent her name and support to the Center of Yiddish Studies at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, died in her hometown of New York City at the age of 84 on December 5 after a three-month battle with cancer. A refugee from Hitler’s Europe who could scarcely speak a…
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