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Lightweight generator

ISRAEL21c-Aquarius Engines, the Israeli company that's working on a revolutionary alternative to the combustion engine for cars, is packaging the same technology into an exceptionally lightweight... Full story


Obituary - SIDNEY MEHR

Sidney Mehr, age 94, of Winter Park, passed away at his residence at the Mayflower, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. A native of New York City, he was born on May 22, 1923, to the late Abe and Minnie Selber Mehr. Following his service in the U.S. Air... Full story



Emanuel Rosenthal, age 91, passed away at Brookdale Island Lake, on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Dr. Rosenthal was born in Brooklyn on Aug. 15, 1926, to the late Sidney and Sylvia Dukelski Rosenthal. He did his undergraduate and dental school studies at... Full story



Stanley A. Weinroth, Shmuel ben Tzvi, age 89, of Maitland, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Florida Hospital—Altamonte. He was born in Bronx, New York, on May 7, 1928, one of two sons born to the late William and Miriam Bromberger Weinrot... Full story


Downtown Haifa emerges as Israel's latest hipster hangout

An outdoor concert has just wrapped up for the evening, and Haifa's downtown Turkish Market area is packed with people looking to unwind with a cold beer and a good meal. This would not have been the... Full story


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Leader of far-right German party says Jews have nothing to fear (JTA)—Jews should not fear the strong election showing by the Alternative for Germany, a leader of the populist far-right party said. “There is nothing in our party, in our program,... Full story


This haredi medic pioneered psychological first aid in Israel-now she's helping Houston

JERUSALEM (JTA)-Jerusalem therapist Miriam Ballin is the kind of person who takes the initiative. Despite resistance from her haredi Orthodox community, she became a medic. Then she launched a... Full story


Palestinian 'supermom' says Jews drink Arab blood

The United Nations has crowned her a "human rights defender," while Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based broadcaster, hails her as a "Palestinian supermom." But Manal Tamimi's links to violence and tweets... Full story


Once New York's toughest cop, now a TV star

(JTA)-There are almost as many reality cop shows on television as there are Real Housewives. "Cops" is the granddaddy of them all, in its 30th season, plus there's "Night Watch" and "Live PD," to... Full story


A 'US president' and 4 others you didn't know went to Brandeis

It’s not hard finding Brandeis University alumni in the Jewish world. They’re probably in your neighborhood, your office—maybe even your home. But there’s also plenty of Brandeis DNA in places you might least expect it, from Hollywood to the... Full story


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