Posts Tagged ‘science’

"Every Note Played" by Lisa Genova

Book Chat – “Every Note Played”

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s Disease affects the motor neurons to the brain and spinal cord. It is progressive and ultimately leads to loss of speech, the ability to eat and move, and the ability to breathe. In “Every Note Played,” Lisa Genova chronicles the story of Richard, a world-class pianist, who has…

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Science Center

Kathleen Straus honors her late husband’s dream with a gift to the Detroit museum. Sometimes dreams take a long time to come true. And that is the case for Everet Straus’ idea for a Detroit science museum back in the early 1960s. Straus was an economist and a government employee whose work included some scientific…

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ELI Talks In Detroit!

Two local lecturers to be featured. ELI Talks are coming to Detroit! The program, which produces videotaped lectures on diverse Jewish topics and makes them available to a broad audience online, will be at Repair the World in Detroit’s Mexicantown district June 18, 19 and 20. Two Detroiters, Abi Taylor-Abt and Rabbi Dan Horwitz, are…

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70th Independence Day stamp. Israel

Israel@70 Stamp Notes Inventions

Times of Israel [similar id=45408 type=all] Summing up 70 years of Israeli achievement on a postage stamp is a gargantuan challenge — but that’s just what graphic artist Tal Huber had to do to produce a 70th Independence Day stamp for the Israel Postal Service. The stamp depicts many of the inventions for which Israel…

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Look for the Naale booth at the Walk for Israel May 6. Naale Elite Academy in Israel

Free High School In Israel

Above: Look for the Naale booth at the Walk for Israel May 6. Family comes full circle at Walk for Israel. In 2016, when the Pearlman family stepped out to support and celebrate the modern Jewish state, they never imagined where Detroit’s Walk for Israel would take them. On that day, they crossed paths with…

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